“The state of JCAP” at the start of 2024

“The state of JCAP” at the start of 2024

At more than 16,000 km from Rome, Father General is taking part in the Assembly of Major Superiors of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP). This is an opportunity for personal meetings with his closest Jesuit collaborators in the Conference...

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The Australian Province is expecting hope and wisdom from Father General

The Australian Province is expecting hope and wisdom from Father General

Fr Arturo Sosa is back on the road to visit the Australian Province for the first time. We asked the Provincial, Fr Quyen Vu, to tell us what his Jesuit companions and mission partners are expecting from this encounter...

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Collaboration and the Promotion of the Spiritual Exercises

Collaboration and the Promotion of the Spiritual Exercises

The last leg of Fr General’s five-country visit to the Southern African Province took him to South Africa where he visited the Jesuit Community in Johannesburg which doubles as the home of the Jesuit Institute South Africa (JISA)...

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Fr General: a whistlestop tour of Southern Africa

Fr General: a whistlestop tour of Southern Africa

Some Highlights of Fr General's visit to the Southern Africa Province 9-18 December 2023.

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Fr General visits St George’s College, Zimbabwe

Fr General visits St George’s College, Zimbabwe

Founded in January 1896 by French Jesuit, Fr Marc Barthelemy, St George’s began from a humble corrugated iron hut with only six pupils. Today, the school boasts of over 700 students and stands as a beacon of academic excellence, especially because of its dedication...

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Fostering mission and Apostolic Preferences

Fostering mission and Apostolic Preferences

Father General’s address, in Lusaka, Zambia, was a moment of profound inspiration. He spoke of the challenges and triumphs of the Jesuit mission globally, underscoring the unique role that each Province plays in the larger tapestry of the Society.

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Fr General at Lifidzi and the home of the “Martyrs of Chapotera” in Mozambique

Fr General at Lifidzi and the home of the “Martyrs of Chapotera” in Mozambique

The “Martyrs of Chapotera” as they are locally referred to, were killed in the context of the civil war that devastated Mozambique for over 15 years. The long and bloody conflict between the ruling party, FRELIMO, and the rebel group, RENAMO caused a huge amount of damage and suffering...

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Malawi: First stop of Father General’s visit to the Southern Africa Province

Malawi: First stop of Father General’s visit to the Southern Africa Province

Father General commences his visit in Malawi, a country known for its warm hospitality and breathtaking scenery. Just of the plane, the beginning of his five-country tour brought him to Kasungu, a two-hour trip from Lilongwe the capital.

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Dominik found a living faith at a Jesuit parish in Prague

Dominik found a living faith at a Jesuit parish in Prague

On the last day of his visit to the Province of Bohemia, Father General Arturo Sosa went to the Jesuits parish in Prague to celebrate the Eucharist at the Wednesday mass that usually attracts students and young adults. After mass, there was an opportunity for informal chat...

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Education and social commitment: Father General in Děčín

Education and social commitment: Father General in Děčín

In the very north of the Czech Republic, close to the border with Germany, stands a work of the Society of Jesus, the Nativity School of Děčín. This border region has suffered the negative effects of treaties between the great powers, particularly during the 20th century...

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Accompanying students: a priority for Czech Jesuits

Accompanying students: a priority for Czech Jesuits

Father General Arturo Sosa is visiting the Province of Bohemia, whose borders coincide with those of the Czech Republic. In two university towns, the Jesuits give priority to the accompaniment of university students. We asked two Jesuit chaplains to tell us about their work.

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The Province of Bohemia (BOH) is 400 years old: Father General is visiting it

The Province of Bohemia (BOH) is 400 years old: Father General is visiting it

It is the smallest Jesuit Province in the world, with 38 Jesuits. It serves a highly secularised country, the Czech Republic, which has a rich and complex history and is comprised mainly of two regions, Moravia and Bohemia.

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