JCAP Major Superiors Assembly in Chiang Mai: looking at the present and guiding the future

JCAP Major Superiors Assembly in Chiang Mai: looking at the present and guiding the future

Why do the Major Superiors of each of the Society’s Conferences meet at least twice a year? The President of the Conference organises these intensive meetings, lasting about a week, each time in a different country or geographical area. It is an opportunity...

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Springing life to villagers

Springing life to villagers

A social Jesuit project in Timor-Leste that brings water and the love of God to many.

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A special “Circle” in JCAP

A special “Circle” in JCAP

One of the great traditions of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific is the SBC: the Scholastics and Brothers Circle. The tradition had been threatened by the pandemic: the last edition took place in 2019. But on 19 to 26 December 2022 the Circle took shape again.

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Matteo Ricci, missionary of inculturation

Matteo Ricci, missionary of inculturation

The figure of Matteo Ricci occupies a special place in the history of human culture as one of the main protagonists of the encounter between different cultures. Together with Marco Polo, he is one of the only two non-Chinese figures included in....

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Fr. Francis Lim, the newly appointed Regional Superior of the Malaysia-Singapore Region

Fr. Francis Lim, the newly appointed Regional Superior of the Malaysia-Singapore Region

Father General has appointed Fr. Francis Lim as the new Regional Superior of the Malaysia-Singapore Region of the Society of Jesus. Fr Lim is 52 years old and joined the jesuits in Singapore in 2001.

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Fr. Joseph Pham Tuan Nghia, new Provincial of Vietnam

Fr. Joseph Pham Tuan Nghia, new Provincial of Vietnam

Father General has appointed Fr. Joseph Pham Tuan Nghia (49) as the new Provincial of the Province of Vietnam. He is currently the rector of the St. Joseph's Scholasticate in Thu Duc.

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“Father, you have no idea what’s going on in a factory”

“Father, you have no idea what’s going on in a factory”

The incarnation experience of a Jesuit working anonymously in a factory alongside exploited workers.

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Christian Vipassana Meditation

Christian Vipassana Meditation

In the middle of our globalizing modern world, we Jesuits are called to show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment; that is the first of our Universal Apostolic Preferences. We try to do this for people...

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The Jesuits in Australia: Aligned with the Universal Apostolic Preferences

The Jesuits in Australia: Aligned with the Universal Apostolic Preferences

An interview with Fr. Dominic Quyen Vu, Provincial of the Australian Province, during the “Colloquium” for new Provincials that was held at the Curia, in Rome, in March.

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Fr. Kwon Oh-chang Simon, new Delegate for Cambodia

Fr. Kwon Oh-chang Simon, new Delegate for Cambodia

Father General has appointed Fr. Kwon Oh-chang as the new Delegate for the Cambodia Mission (attached to the Korean Province).

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Engaging diversity, generating new stories: the Jesuits and youths in Indonesia

Engaging diversity, generating new stories: the Jesuits and youths in Indonesia

In a time when intolerance and division is often flamed for political gains, Jesuit works in Indonesia continue to provide inclusive spaces in which differences are not only welcomed, but also celebrated.

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JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

JRS and SJES – Call for Peace and Protection for the People of Myanmar

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) call for concrete action, including an end to the violence that continues to terrorize the people of Myanmar...

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