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MAGIS & World Youth Day

Perhaps two of the most action-packed and breathtaking weeks of the novitiate took place recently when six of us first-year novices were sent to take part in World Youth Day and MAGIS. MAGIS is the Jesuits’ week-long preparatory event for young people from across the world. For MAGIS I was part of the British group… Continue reading MAGIS & World Youth Day

Experiments · Jesuit life · Pilgrimage · Reflection

From Manresa to Loyola “in some small way”

The Rule of Saint Benedict contains some beautiful instructions on how a monastic community should welcome guests: [Let them] be received like Christ, for He will say, “I was as a stranger, and you took me in” (Matthew 25:35). … In the reception of poor men and pilgrims special attention should be shown, because in them… Continue reading From Manresa to Loyola “in some small way”