For children, the future is built on sharing

For children, the future is built on sharing

“Dear young friends, the fact is that we cannot be happy all by ourselves, because our joy increases to the extent that we share it. Joy is born of gratitude for the gifts we have received and which we share in turnand it grows in our relationships with others.”

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St. Louis University confers a Doctorate <i>honoris causa</i> to Fr Joseph Christie

St. Louis University confers a Doctorate honoris causa to Fr Joseph Christie

Fr Joseph Christie, the Secretary for Higher Education at the Jesuit Curia in Rome, received an honorary Doctorate of Public Service from St. Louis University in Missouri (USA) on 18 May. The University is conferring the honor upon Fr Christie for a lifetime dedicated...

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A renewed commitment to hope

A renewed commitment to hope

From May 13-17, the Secretaries of the Social Apostolate from each Conference, the facilitators of the four initiatives of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN), the members of the Advisory Council and the core team of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat met...

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JesWebCom convenes in Hungary

JesWebCom convenes in Hungary

What does a group of communicators working in different European Provinces of the Society talk about when they come together? You’d imagine that it would be a lot of “computer talk”, but the just-concluded JesWebCom might surprise you.

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Fr General in Albania: “United in diversity”

Fr General in Albania: “United in diversity”

On Friday, the day began with a visit to the rector of the seminary, Dom Mark Shtjefni, who spoke of the valuable service provided by the Society and the training he had received. This was followed by a welcome to the 400-strong Pjetër Meshkalla College in Shkodra...

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The Pontifical Gregorian University reconfigured

The Pontifical Gregorian University reconfigured

On 19 May 2024, Pentecost Sunday, a process initiated by a letter from Pope Francis - known as a chirograph because it is written and signed in the Pope’s hand - in December 2019 is coming to an end.

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Father General in Albania

Father General in Albania

After 30 years, a Jesuit General returns to Albania. “This is a very important moment for us Jesuits and for the collaborators with whom we share the mission”, Fr Zef Bisha, SJ, Superior highlights.

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One mission, many expressions: Jesuits in Romania

One mission, many expressions: Jesuits in Romania

Manresa Spirituality Centre: Father General met with 60 people from the various Ignatian spirituality groups of different ages and experiences. JRS Romania: Father General visited the Jesuit Refugee Service team. After a presentation of the services offered...

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Pentecost

Pentecost

O Holy Spirit, Paraclete and advocate,
we gather in your presence on this Pentecost day,
to honor your eternal flame
that fills us with courage, zeal and love.
As tongues of fire rested on the head of the disciples...

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Saint Andrew Bobola, a Polish Jesuit who stood firm in the face of trial

Saint Andrew Bobola, a Polish Jesuit who stood firm in the face of trial

On their feast day, it's worth reflecting on the lives and commitments of the saints and blessed of the Society of Jesus over the centuries. Today, we look at the testimony that Saint Andrew Bobola has given us.

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Father General in Romania

Father General in Romania

To experience being an active part of the Society in the world. To foster the desire for closer collaboration with the laity: on a cultural, social and spiritual level. To help them experience the importance of their mission in the Church and the special attention given by the Society...

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A new Provincial for Patna, India

A new Provincial for Patna, India

Fr General has appointed Fr Vimal Kishore SJ as the new Provincial of Patna Province, Bihar, India. Born in 1967, Fr Vimal entered the Society in 1989. He was ordained in 2002 and professed his final vows in 2011. He is currently the Superior of...

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