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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3 December – praying with St Francis Xavier

3 December – praying with St Francis Xavier

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For volunteer not-for-profit organizations – The Pope Video

For volunteer not-for-profit organizations – The Pope Video

Let us pray that volunteer non-profit and human development organizations may find people willing to commit themselves to the common good and ceaselessly seek out new paths of international cooperation.

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The Apostle of Peace in the land of Arabia

The Apostle of Peace in the land of Arabia

A few weeks ago, Pope Francis participated in a meeting in Bahrain, a country of islands in the Persian Gulf with a predominantly Muslim population. Any apostolic visit of Pope Francis involves a meeting with...

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Selections

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Selections

In recent weeks, our website has featured the winning films of the five main prizes. Today, we invite you to continue your virtual tour by watching the films that received “Special Mention”.

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Being a novice means being called to know one’s interior self better

Being a novice means being called to know one’s interior self better

November 13th is the feast of St. Stanislaus Kostka, patron saint of Jesuit novices. This young Pole wanted to join the Jesuits at the tender age of 14, but candidates so young were not admitted. At the age of 17, however...

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Ecology

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Ecology

Congratulations to the winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition organized by the IAJU and the General Curia of the Society of Jesus! This time, the prize is related to the 4th UAP, caring for our Common Home.

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For children who suffer – The Pope Video

For children who suffer – The Pope Video

We pray for children who are suffering, especially those who are homeless, orphans, and victims of war; may they be guaranteed access to education and the opportunity to experience family affection.

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Homily for the Feast of St. Alphonsus, the porter

Homily for the Feast of St. Alphonsus, the porter

Alphonsus Rodríguez had an unusual journey in the Society of Jesus - but he is not the only one! From being a young businessman (even a teenager) who took over the family business when his father died, he got married, had three children...

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Youth

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Youth

Congratulations to the winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition organized by the IAJU and the General Curia of the Society of Jesus! This time, the prize is related to the 3rd UAP, accompany young people in the creation of a hope-filled future.

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Breaking the downward spiral of poverty

Breaking the downward spiral of poverty

According to estimates made at the 2011 census in Hungary, some ten percent of the Hungarian population belongs to the Roma or Gipsy minority – making it the largest minority group in Hungary.

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Excluded

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Excluded

Congratulations to the winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition organized by the IAJU and the General Curia of the Society of Jesus! This time, the prize is related to the 2nd Universal Apostolic Preference, the choice to walk with the excluded.

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