Blog: Stories

Blog articles from JRS UK

Our hopes for 2022

07 January 2022

The JRS UK detention outreach team share their hopes for a new year.

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A Christmas Message

23 December 2021

From the JRS community - a very happy and joyful Christmas!

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Accompanying Little Amal

29 October 2021

As the UK welcomes Little Amal, Ruth shares the serendipitous joys of meeting her.

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The Feast of St Alberto Hurtado SJ

18 August 2021

Fr Michael Smith SJ reflects on this painting of Alberto Hurtado that hangs in JRS UK's centre

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“Compassion and dignity compel us to approach each person with an open heart”

11 August 2021

Government proposals would turn our backs on obligations in the Refugee Convention, writes Will

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“JRS will always have a special place for me – it’s helped to root my Jesuit identity”

27 July 2021

Jesuit scholastic Richard reflects on his experience working at JRS over the last 2 years

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“The impact of a listening ear and a functioning bike”

23 June 2021

Miriam shares the impact of your donations to the refugee friends’ hardship fund.

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“To walk together is both our nature and our deep need.”

17 June 2021

This Refugee Week volunteer Chris reflects on the experiences of immigration detainees.

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Hope of a secure home turned to horror for those held at Napier barracks

12 May 2021

Sophie shares the experiences of those seeking asylum, this Mental Health Awareness week

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“If I work I go to prison”

29 April 2021

On the feast of St Joseph the Worker this weekend, refugees reflect on the ban on working

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
The Hurtado Jesuit Centre
2 Chandler Street, London E1W 2QT

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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