Tag: Ben Tillett

  • Updated Jocist anniversaries 2023

    Updated Jocist anniversaries 2023

    We’re still at the beginning of 2023 but I’ve already missed one big jocist anniversary – the 150th anniversary of the birth of St Therese of Lisieux, patron saint of the YCW – so time to get to work.

  • 2021 in anniversaries

    2021 in anniversaries

    As the new year dawns, it’s time to glance at the significant anniversaries Cardijn and Cardijn-movement anniversaries that are coming up in 2021.

  • Was Cardijn a ‘Christian socialist’?

    Image sourc:  http://halcyon4eyes.blogspot.com/2012/08/christ-is-not-american-political.html  More than fifteen years ago when I first began researching Cardijn’s life and work, I decided to look up Ben Tillett, the British trade unionist whom Cardijn had held up as a model worker leader. Indeed, he visited Tillett during his study trip to England in the summer of 1911 and later…