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Podcast: Jesuit Novice Interviewed on Experiment

In this interview  with Pat Coyle from Irish Jesuit Communications, Christopher Brolly nSJ speaks about his reason for joining the Jesuits and he shares his experience of working with Peter McVerry SJ. More blogs and reflections to come, following our recent experiments across Britain, Ireland and the Low Countries…  

Apostolates · Jesuit life

The Curious Incident of the Shit in the Shower

Noviciate life is nothing if not a source of the unexpected, and occasionally unwanted, and this indeed is part of its purpose: bringing new challenges and then asking us to work out where God has been, in the event and, perhaps more importantly, in its aftermath. This past couple of weeks has been a prime… Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Shit in the Shower

Apostolates · Jesuit life · Reflection

Amerindian Faith-Active, Alive and Attractive!

Amerindian Faith-Active, Alive and Attractive!   Greetings from Guyana! As was mentioned in an earlier post, I’m doing my Long experiment/placement in the Interior of Guyana among the Amerindians (The Indigenous people). The village is named St. Ignatius, the presbytery is opposite a Church named St. Ignatius and the school that I’m helping out in,… Continue reading Amerindian Faith-Active, Alive and Attractive!

Apostolates · Jesuit life

‘Sir, my story has a twist at the end, Romeo discovers that Juliet is a dude.’

Yes, while sitting in on an English class, one of the pupils was proud to admit that in his modern re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo and Juliet, was a bit unconventional. This work placement (or experiment) as a chaplaincy assistant at Wimbledon college is now into its fourth week (out of two and a half… Continue reading ‘Sir, my story has a twist at the end, Romeo discovers that Juliet is a dude.’