Dan Nisbett describes how his involvement with LJV gave him the freedom and inspiration to ask important questions of himself, and to make a life-changing decision.
Since the onset of the financial crisis, there has been an increase in the number of people in London engaging in voluntary work – work that can be a way of practising and expressing austerity .Our Lenten series continues as Andrea Kelly, Coordinator of London Jesuit Volunteers, describes the often counter-cultural practice of volunteering: how, through caring for the poor and marginalised, do we encounter Christ?
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Colin Firth, CatherineKeener, Hope Davis, WillaHolland, Perla Haney-Jardine
UK Release date: 27 March 2009
There is a morality tale to be told here, but Brian Clough's spell at Leeds cannot be the heart of it. This is a film to be thoroughly enjoyed rather than pondered too deeply.
Pope Benedict’s words on 17 March 2009 regarding the use of condoms in preventing the spread of HIV, generated a media storm. But the Pope’s comments are not a cause for concern as they were reported to be, argues Michael Czerny SJ. Why is the Church’s teaching on this issue not ‘unrealistic and ineffective’ as alleged, but valuable, efficient and grounded in reality?
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