Britain – New community for young Catholics in Wimbledon

The Jesuits are supporting a group of young Catholics to create a new community in the former international Jesuit students’ residence in Wimbledon. With the closure of Heythrop College in October 2018, the community houses in London which supported Jesuit scholastics from round the world are being re-purposed as the province considers and plans for a new and different future ministry in the intellectual apostolate. Two former participants in what is now called the ‘Faith and Politics Internship’ run by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have approached Jesuits in Britain about using one of the houses for a community of young Catholics. They are exploring ways to meet local community needs, for example homelessness or isolation. Read more …