Vocations

The Jesuit saint who wanted a small heart

June 7, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: A reflection on the vocation of Fr Jacques Berthieu, a humble and generous Jesuit priest who was martyred in 1896 and canonised in 2012.

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Becoming a priest of Jesus’ wounded heart

June 1, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: Friday, 3 June, is the Feast of the Sacred Heart. Fr. Tom Casey reflects on how the wounded heart of Jesus challenges him to be a...

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God can make a nobody into a priest

May 25, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: A thought for school-leavers – if God were a prospective employer, what would he be looking for in the interview? Probably not the same things as...

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Attracting young people to religious life

audio April 27, 2016

Those involved in promoting vocations need to think differently and understand youth culture today, according to Bernhard Eckerstorfer OSB, an Austrian Benedictine speaking at a recent SpIRE event.

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Exploring Jesuit life

May 6, 2015

The Four Provinces Novitiate based in Birmingham held a weekend for prospective novices in March 2015. There were five young men from different backgrounds and cultures all interested in exploring...

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Three deacons

January 15, 2015

On 4 January, Milltown Park chapel witnessed the ordination to the diaconate of three Jesuits. Two were Koreans. The third, Shane Daly, is a 41-year-old Irishman from County Kildare. Archbishop...

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