Introducing our Novena Preacher – Fr Charles Chilinda SJ

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A quick browse of the internet will bring up many references to Fr. Charles Chilinda SJ.  He’s quite a media-person and often in the news.  Fr. Charles is Director of Loyola Productions, a media Production & Consultancy Apostolate of the Society of Jesus Zambia –Malawi Province.  Loyola Productions aims to spread the message of the Gospel […]

What is the Novena of Grace about? Fr Richard O’Dwyer SJ

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The Novena of Grace, which ends on the 12th March, the day of the canonization of St. Francis Xavier, owes its origin to the Saint himself. At Naples, in December 1633, Father Marcello Mastrilli, S.J. was at the point of death. The Saint appeared to him and, bidding him renew a vow he had made […]