Blog: Stories

Blog articles from JRS UK

“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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“Small encounters that leave me changed by the end of the day”

09 April 2021

Mikhael & Sam reflect on encountering refugees, and the joy of humble tasks at JRS

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St Josephine Bakhita & the International Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking

08 February 2021

On the Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita, Sr Rose Mary reflects on the victims of trafficking.

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Video: What’s it like to host a refugee guest with JRS UK?

22 January 2021

"It was just such a privilege to have somebody around."

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“All that I ask of God, is that I am not indifferent to suffering”

02 December 2020

How an Argentine folk singer's moving lyrics provide inspiration for JRS's work in detention

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The story of self-expression

19 November 2020

"I believe I have discovered a hidden talent within me as a potential writer and story teller"

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Messages of hope and solidarity

05 November 2020

Jo invites you to send a little bit of hope to our refugee friends this Christmas

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“Their freedom taken by each turning key”

14 October 2020

This Prisons Week, Will reflects on the sense of freedom lost among our friends in detention

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“They should be treated with compassion but instead are detained”

02 September 2020

These men we accompany were already wounded on the long journey from home, writes Sr Vui

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We need to confront the reality of this death in the English Channel

26 August 2020

Sophie explains why we must make it easier, not harder, for people to move when they need to.

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