The Smiling Christ of Javier – a meditation for Good Friday

The Smiling Christ of Javier – a meditation for Good Friday

Good Friday is the perfect day to meditate before Christ on the Cross. We suggest that you do so before the famous “Smiling Christ” hanging in the castle of Javier, Spain, the birthplace of St. Francis Xavier.

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Rwanda: ongoing conversion

Rwanda: ongoing conversion

In April 1994, Rwandans found themselves asking: Where has the God of Rwanda gone? Will the sun shine on Rwanda again? Twenty-six years since the beginning of the genocide against the Tutsi and the war, Marcel Uwineza, SJ offers some answers...

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One Journey – Two Beginnings

One Journey – Two Beginnings

West Oak Lane Elementary School is a long way from Georgetown University. This inoperative one-room schoolhouse sits on land that was once the West Oak Plantation in Maringouin, Louisiana...

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For Health Care Workers – The Pope Video

For Health Care Workers – The Pope Video

We pray for health care workers who serve the sick and the elderly, especially in the poorest countries; may they be adequately supported by governments and local communities.

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The Jesuits in Australia: Aligned with the Universal Apostolic Preferences

The Jesuits in Australia: Aligned with the Universal Apostolic Preferences

An interview with Fr. Dominic Quyen Vu, Provincial of the Australian Province, during the “Colloquium” for new Provincials that was held at the Curia, in Rome, in March.

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The Justice and Ecology Congress spurs synodality in action

The Justice and Ecology Congress spurs synodality in action

The Spirituality Centre at Loyola, Spain, brought together, from 28 March to 1 April, a diverse group of 153 delegates from 26 different nations, who gathered to consider the future...

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Promoting dignity in the work environment

Promoting dignity in the work environment

Pierre Martinot-Lagarde, can we say that you are a UN civil servant? How do you explain the presence of an advisor for social and spiritual issues at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva?

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Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

The Moroccan city of Nador is located on the Mediterranean coast, just a few kilometres from the Spanish populace of Melilla. This strategic position makes Nador a key point on the migratory routes...

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“Do not be afraid” – The Annunciation in the Catacombs of Priscilla

“Do not be afraid” – The Annunciation in the Catacombs of Priscilla

The catacombs are an extraordinary place for every Christian. Although they are burial places, they are extremely alive: they are places of silence that nevertheless speak clearly...

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For Jesuits in East Africa challenges are blessings

For Jesuits in East Africa challenges are blessings

The General Curia is once again hosting visitors. A "colloquium", a session for 16 new Provincials, appointed during the pandemic period, has just begun this week. We interviewed one of them...

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Ukraine emergency:  the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

Ukraine emergency: the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

With the conflict in Ukraine continuing, the humanitarian emergency grows unabated. UNHCR reports that almost 3 million refugees have already been forced to flee...

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For a Christian response to bioethical challenges – The Pope Video

For a Christian response to bioethical challenges – The Pope Video

We pray for Christians facing new bioethical challenges; may they continue to defend the dignity of all human life with prayer and action.

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