Fr. John Coventry, SJ (1915-1998)
John Coventry, SJ (1915-1998) was Provincial of the Jesuit English Province at the time when The Way was founded. He subsequently spent some years as Secretary of the Ecumenical Commission of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, and nearly a decade as Master of St Edmund’s House in Cambridge. He was the author of a number of books including Morals and Independence (1949), Faith Seeks Understanding (1951) and Our God Reigns (1995).