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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Fr Pedro Rodrigues, new Provincial of Goa

Fr Pedro Rodrigues, new Provincial of Goa

On 4 April, Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior General, announced the appointment of Fr Pedro Rodrigues, 55 years old, as the new Provincial of the Goa Province in India. He will assume office on 22 April, Feast of Mary, Mother of the Society of Jesus...

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An eye opener

An eye opener

“Don’t you want to become a priest, son?” asked my dad. As a child, I innocently responded “YES.” However, as a teenager my life was in real contrast to this “Yes.” I failed to live even a normal Christian life. I did not put my best in my studies...

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A meeting place for Christianity and Zen

A meeting place for Christianity and Zen

The Bodhi Zendo Centre, 25 years at the service of dialogue, interreligious peace, and self-transformation.

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In Jamshedpur, the JCSA focuses on the initial formation of Jesuits

In Jamshedpur, the JCSA focuses on the initial formation of Jesuits

The Jamshedpur JCSA meeting was special for many reasons. One of them was that JCSA was held in the ‘Karma Bhoomi’ of Fr. Stan Swamy. It was an added impetus to us to read the signs of the times so as to make our life-mission relevant.

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Jamshedpur “To set the World on Fire” – Challenges Ahead

Jamshedpur “To set the World on Fire” – Challenges Ahead

Legend has it that St. Ignatius of Loyola sent St Francis Xavier off with the words “ite inflammate omnia.” I believe that he would share the same message with the members of Jamshedpur Province today when we are celebrating our Platinum Jubilee ...

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The Gift of Learning: A Lenten reflection on Education

The Gift of Learning: A Lenten reflection on Education

Lent is an invitation to prayer and reflection - a time to discern who we are and what we are called to be. To enter into that prayer we must also look at the people and experiences that formed us.

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Social Apostolate and its Stalwarts in Jamshedpur Jesuit Province

Social Apostolate and its Stalwarts in Jamshedpur Jesuit Province

Jesuit social apostolate encompasses a wide spectrum of activities and engagements ranging from works of charity to taking sides in solidarity with historically marginalised peoples and their struggles to bring structural and systemic change for a more just and humane society.

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God at work in Jamshedpur Province – 75 grace-filled years

God at work in Jamshedpur Province – 75 grace-filled years

Two humongous events of Grace: the 150 years of the very first Catholic Baptisms in the whole of Chotanagpur, and 75 graceful years of mission impel the Jamshedpur Province to celebrate God at work in their missions.

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The life of Fr Stan Swamy celebrated in Rome

The life of Fr Stan Swamy celebrated in Rome

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Jesuit contribution to nation-building in South Asia

Jesuit contribution to nation-building in South Asia

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New Provincial for the Dumka-Raiganj Province, India

New Provincial for the Dumka-Raiganj Province, India

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