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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Father General in Detroit, in the footsteps of Fr. Marquette

Father General in Detroit, in the footsteps of Fr. Marquette

Br. Jim Boynton, SJ, is the 30th President of University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy. With almost four decades of teaching and leadership experience, he has a unique perspective of the connectedness of the worldwide Society of Jesus...

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Quality education at all levels: a commitment of the Madurai Jesuit Province

Quality education at all levels: a commitment of the Madurai Jesuit Province

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Education, a priority for Jesuits in East Timor

Education, a priority for Jesuits in East Timor

Father General visited the Colégio de Santo Inácio de Loiola (CSIL) and the Instituto São João de Brito (ISJB), on Saturday 3 February. He took part in the graduation ceremony at the university-level institute specialising in the formation of teachers...

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The Kostka Chapel at Xavier College, Melbourne – it’s more than just a building!

The Kostka Chapel at Xavier College, Melbourne – it’s more than just a building!

The Kostka Chapel, a sacred space with around 70 seats, includes high-quality stained glass windows representing the Stations of the Cross. These were part of the chapel in the former Kostka Hall, which was recently closed. The chapel will be used...

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Redfern Jarjum College: a Jesuit school for urban Aboriginal children in Sydney

Redfern Jarjum College: a Jesuit school for urban Aboriginal children in Sydney

Jarjum is a local Aboriginal word for “young person” or “child”, and Redfern is simply the townwhere the school is located. The College Crest tells a lot about Redfern Jarjum College. The colours of the crest are those of the Aboriginal flag...

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Jesuit Education: A Living Tradition Today

Jesuit Education: A Living Tradition Today

During the first centuries of Jesuit Education a catch phrase by Fr Juan Bonifacio SJ captured the spirit animating the enthusiasm of Jesuits for Education: Puerilis institutio est renovatio mundi (The education of youth is the renewal of the world). Jesuits were convinced that...

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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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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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A school? Much more than a school: a learning community! – Jesuits at the Frontiers

A school? Much more than a school: a learning community! – Jesuits at the Frontiers

In the far north of Thailand, on the border with Burma and Laos, young people from ethnic mountain communities have not had easy access to higher education. With the creation of the Xavier Learning Community, the Jesuits...

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