Sandra McNally looks at how current policy affects the educational prospects of children from disadvantaged backgrounds
For Corpus Christi, a British Jesuit living in Boston writes movingly for Thinking Faith about the tragedy that beset the city a few weeks ago, and how such events draw us deeper into the mystery of the body and blood of Christ.
Blessed John Henry Newman considered that our moral decisions and our religious beliefs are formed in very similar ways. Gerard J. Hughes SJ describes Newman's Aristotelian approach.
When he returned to Argentina following his doctoral studies in Germany, Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ, now Pope Francis, took with him a particular fondness for a Marian devotion that he had encountered.
‘The feast of Pentecost is a celebration of the mysterious movement of God in our lives through the outpouring of the Holy Spirit.’ Sr Teresa White came across a useful analogy that can help us to contemplate the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives, which she reflects on ahead of Pentecost Sunday.
'With Jesus's resurrection death has a new meaning.' Irish Jesuit Brian Grogan explores the Christian understanding of the mystery of death.
Brian Purfield explores Francis of Assisi's unique way of witnessing to the gospel and embracing its challenges.
Our Lenten anticipation now gives way to our celebration of the resurrection of Christ, which 'is not something that we can master; it is only something we can receive'.
We tend to think of Holy Saturday as a day ‘in between’ Good Friday and Easter Sunday, without any particular significance of its own. But this could not be further from the truth, says James Hanvey SJ. It is a day that resists all of our attempts to understand it, but nonetheless we must ‘live in the realities of Holy Saturday’.
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