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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Heaven’s Heart – A Helping Hand

Heaven’s Heart – A Helping Hand

Where would we be if not for teachers? They give their sweat and tears to the world that is to come. The future generation is being created by these artists.

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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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Heaven’s Heart – A Mother’s Journey

Heaven’s Heart – A Mother’s Journey

A mother carries her child. She is all that the babe knows. As the little one is nestled in the blankets, we can only hope that they are safe. Safe from the cold, safe from sadness, safe from starvation, war and sickness.

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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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The Extended Council: eyes turned to the Congregation of Procurators

The Extended Council: eyes turned to the Congregation of Procurators

How can one live poorly when one has access to many intellectual and material resources? Is the distinction between “living poorly” individually, as a religious, and “using the costly resources of today’s world” collectively, within the framework of apostolic works or projects, sufficiently clear?

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Renato Zecchin SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Renato Zecchin SJ

Fr. Renato Zecchin is the novice master of the Australian Province of the Society of Jesus. When asked to share about his vision of the Jesuit way of living religious poverty, he recalls the moment when he entered the novitiate in 1971, and had the desire to be sent...

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Can we join the Magi in prayer?

Can we join the Magi in prayer?

It’s the feast of the Epiphany, the feast of the manifestation of Jesus to the people of the whole world. It is represented by the seekers of God who come to Bethlehem and recognise in the Child of the manger the one who opens the future to the world.

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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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Benedict XVI’s legacy for the Jesuits

Benedict XVI’s legacy for the Jesuits

Fr. Federico Lombardi, Jesuit and former Vatican spokesperson, was close to Benedict XVI during his pontificate as well as after his resignation. We asked him why the Jesuits can remember and be grateful for the life and work of the Pope Emeritus...

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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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