Blog: Stories

Blog articles from JRS UK

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

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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