Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

Crossing the frontier and making a commitment

“Street life is a parallel society that co-exists alongside what we call normal society. It has its own rules and habits, even its own language. And just as parallel lines never meet, neither do these two worlds. They may exist side by side...”

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A new Provincial for Madagascar: Fr. Jocelyn Rabeson

A new Provincial for Madagascar: Fr. Jocelyn Rabeson

Father General has appointed Fr. Solofonirina Jocelyn Rabeson (53) as the next Provincial of the Province of Madagascar. He entered the Society of Jesus at the Province novitiate in 1987. In 1998, he was ordained a priest in Antananarivo...

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Father General names the next JCAM President

Father General names the next JCAM President

Father José Minaku Lukoli (54) has been appointed to serve as the next President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM). Father General in his appointment letter described him...

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The Centre Arrupe Madagascar, leader in the protection of our Common Home

The Centre Arrupe Madagascar, leader in the protection of our Common Home

On the last day of his visit to the Province of Madagascar, Fr. Arturo Sosa, Superior General, spent some time at the Centre Arrupe Madagascar. He is familiar with the social centres of the Society of Jesus in Latin America and...

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Bevalala: Demonstrating the Jesuit approach to education and development

Bevalala: Demonstrating the Jesuit approach to education and development

“When the Bevalala Professional Training Centre was created in 1973, the aim was to provide training for young rural people who wanted to become entrepreneurs in agriculture and animal husbandry. In an effort to modernise and professionalise...”

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Pilgrimage and Way of the Cross in the footsteps of St. Jacques Berthieu

Pilgrimage and Way of the Cross in the footsteps of St. Jacques Berthieu

During his visit to the Province of Madagascar at the beginning of October, Father General Arturo Sosa visited the shrine of St. Jacques Berthieu. He blessed the last ‘station’ of the Way of the Cross of Father Berthieu and...

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Madagascar: A living and flourishing novitiate

Madagascar: A living and flourishing novitiate

Father General visited the novitiate in Analamahitsy, near Antananarivo, the capital of the country. He was able to talk with these young Madagascans who have been called to the Society of Jesus; he also met with the formation team.

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The JCAM meets in Antananarivo… with the participation of Father General

The JCAM meets in Antananarivo… with the participation of Father General

The five days of the meeting are divided into two distinct parts. First, there are the reflections, decisions and other matters that can be classified as “administrative”. The JCAM Provincials share certain responsibilities...

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Madagascar: Jesuit education also in the south of the island

Madagascar: Jesuit education also in the south of the island

“The objective has always been to provide a quality education to the young people of Mananjary. The school is accessible to all. Like all other Jesuit institutions, the CIC strives to provide a holistic education.”

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Father General in Madagascar – The first steps

Father General in Madagascar – The first steps

Faith, hope and charity in the midst of turmoil; Ignatian commitment to civil society: these are words of the Superior General that could touch the Malagasy. Halfway through last week, Fr Arturo Sosa arrived in Madagascar...

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Father General visits a “young” Province: Madagascar

Father General visits a “young” Province: Madagascar

On the occasion of the Plenary Assembly of the Major Superiors of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar, Father Arturo Sosa is spending ten days with the Malagasy.

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A Jesuit scientist and the Spiritual Exercises

A Jesuit scientist and the Spiritual Exercises

Experiencing science in a state of openness to the spiritual dimension in order to enter into relationship with God.

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