Blog: Stories

Blog articles from JRS UK

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

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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