Fourth Centenary of the British Province Celebrated

Fourth Centenary of the British Province Celebrated

On 21st January 1623 Fr. General Vitelleschi issued a decree canonically establishing the English Province of the Society of Jesus. Four hundred years to the day after this decree was issued Jesuits, lay-people and other religious working alongside us...

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Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

“Street life is a parallel society that co-exists alongside what we call normal society. It has its own rules and habits, even its own language. And just as parallel lines never meet, neither do these two worlds. They may exist side by side...”

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Springing life to villagers

Springing life to villagers

A social Jesuit project in Timor-Leste that brings water and the love of God to many.

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A special “Circle” in JCAP

A special “Circle” in JCAP

One of the great traditions of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific is the SBC: the Scholastics and Brothers Circle. The tradition had been threatened by the pandemic: the last edition took place in 2019. But on 19 to 26 December 2022 the Circle took shape again.

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“Not one more death” – Statement by the Jesuits of Peru

“Not one more death” – Statement by the Jesuits of Peru

In Peru, in a context of great political tension that has seen President Pedro Castillo imprisoned after he tried to dissolve the parliament, demonstrations have turned violent in several parts of the country. The Jesuit Province of Peru issued the following statement.

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For educators – The Pope Video

For educators – The Pope Video

We pray that educators may be credible witnesses, teaching fraternity rather than confrontation and helping the youngest and most vulnerable above all.

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A home (be)coming at Loyola House

A home (be)coming at Loyola House

Loyola House (LH) of Guelph, Canada, began in 1964 as a weekend retreat center for men. Over the next half century, it would expand its horizons and hospitality to women, makers of the full Spiritual Exercises, trainees in spiritual direction, budding ecologists...

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A light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

A light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

ERIC/Radio Progreso is our social apostolate here in Honduras, a part of the Province of Central America. Our approach is based on two major principles: firstly, faith in the liberating strength of the poor, and secondly, in the justice that springs from faith in Christ...

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School ignited with Ignatian light

School ignited with Ignatian light

The initial process of evangelisation among tribals in India was that the Good News got transmitted through relatives who had already received it. In late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Good News of the Ranchi Jesuit mission crossed its territory to...

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The Society of Jesus has responded to the humanitarian crisis in and around Ukraine from day one

The Society of Jesus has responded to the humanitarian crisis in and around Ukraine from day one

The Society of Jesus through its parishes, schools, social centers and retreat houses has responded as one body since February 24. Fr. General has asked Jesuit Refugee Service Europe to coordinate this response for the medium and long term.

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Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

The Portugal Province is known for its ministry with the youth. With over 1000 young people in the university centres, the youth apostolate sets an example in executing the third Universal Apostolic Preference practices.

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The Jesuit schools in Portugal: their Ignatian commitment

The Jesuit schools in Portugal: their Ignatian commitment

The Portuguese Province of the Society of Jesus currently has two schools. One in Lisbon, Colégio S. João de Brito, and the other in Areias, Colégio das Caldinhas. These two schools are a source of significant...

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