UAPs – Fr General issues an Urgent Call

UAPs – Fr General issues an Urgent Call

Five years ago, the Society of Jesus received four Universal Apostolic Preferences as a mission from the Holy Father. Pope Francis underlined the first as fundamental. “Showing the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment” is, without a doubt...

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Time for Impact – UAPs after 5 years

Time for Impact – UAPs after 5 years

February marks five years since the Holy Father gave the Society four special orientations for mission – our Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs).

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Building Together a Future Full of Hope

Building Together a Future Full of Hope

Inspired by the Gospel and united through Jesus Christ to those who suffer from injustice, the Society of Jesus is committed to social justice every day and in every part of the world.

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Father General in East Timor, through the lens of the camera

Father General in East Timor, through the lens of the camera

After visiting Australia, Father General briefly traveled to the Region of East Timor. This young country, with 1.3 million inhabitants, is experiencing great dynamism as regards its relationship with the Society of Jesus...

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Father General “down under”

Father General “down under”

The cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide on the Oceania continent intrigue us as well as the continent as a whole. Father General visited Australia in the second half of January.

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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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East Timor Jesuits: Young, Dynamic, Creative

East Timor Jesuits: Young, Dynamic, Creative

What is unique about this Jesuit Region of Timor-Leste is its international character as it is composed of both local and foreign Jesuits who have been together for several years now. Another unique characteristic of the Region is its young age...

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A Jesuit vineyard

A Jesuit vineyard

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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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Justice: the key word to define Jesuit Social Services in Australia

Justice: the key word to define Jesuit Social Services in Australia

On 29 January, Father Sosa spent a large part of the morning at Jesuit SocialServices. This social center belongs to the long tradition of Jesuit institutions that value social research as well as advocacy and concrete engagement...

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<i>Curious grace</i> at St Canice’s in Sydney

Curious grace at St Canice’s in Sydney

Among the visits Father General made to the works of the Australian Province in Sydney was to the parish of St Canice, well known for its soup kitchen, which is generally referred to simply as St Canice’s Kitchen. Father Sosa was able to meet some of the people...

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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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