Accompanying students: a priority for Czech Jesuits

Accompanying students: a priority for Czech Jesuits

Father General Arturo Sosa is visiting the Province of Bohemia, whose borders coincide with those of the Czech Republic. In two university towns, the Jesuits give priority to the accompaniment of university students. We asked two Jesuit chaplains to tell us about their work.

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The Province of Bohemia (BOH) is 400 years old: Father General is visiting it

The Province of Bohemia (BOH) is 400 years old: Father General is visiting it

It is the smallest Jesuit Province in the world, with 38 Jesuits. It serves a highly secularised country, the Czech Republic, which has a rich and complex history and is comprised mainly of two regions, Moravia and Bohemia.

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The Pedro Arrupe Institute in Palermo: another work inspired by Fr Arrupe

The Pedro Arrupe Institute in Palermo: another work inspired by Fr Arrupe

14 November is the anniversary of the birth of Father Pedro Arrupe (1907). The date provides an opportunity to take stock once again of all that this former Superior General of the Jesuits - an exemplary religious whose beatification process is in train - inspired...

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Preserving history, embracing tomorrow: Innsbruck Jesuits harness sun

Preserving history, embracing tomorrow: Innsbruck Jesuits harness sun

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscape of Innsbruck in Austria, the historical Jesuit College has long stood as a testament to the enduring spirit of knowledge, faith, and progress. Today, it etches yet another momentous chapter...

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An American in Beirut – A personal testimony by Michael Petro, SJ

An American in Beirut – A personal testimony by Michael Petro, SJ

Michael Petro is a Jesuit scholastic from the Eastern Province of the United States (USA East). He is 28 years old. Born in Boston. He tells us about his journey, in which he identifies the Lord’s call to commit himself to the apostolate with migrants.

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‘The Water Has Been Agitated’ – Pope Francis in conversation with Jesuits in Portugal

‘The Water Has Been Agitated’ – Pope Francis in conversation with Jesuits in Portugal

On August 5, 2023, during his apostolic journey to Portugal for World Youth Day, Pope Francis met with Jesuits at the Colégio de São João de Brito, a school run by the Society of Jesus.

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Pope Francis appoints Antuan Ilgit SJ Auxiliary Bishop of Anatolia

Pope Francis appoints Antuan Ilgit SJ Auxiliary Bishop of Anatolia

Today, Monday 28 August 2023, the Holy See announced the appointment of Antuan Ilgit SJ as Auxiliary Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Anatolia (Turkey).

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Serving young people in a city in ruins

Serving young people in a city in ruins

A conversation with young Syrians about the reality of their lives and the pastoral support they are receiving in a country ravaged by war.

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“Jesuit Weeks” in schools

“Jesuit Weeks” in schools

Since 2017, Jesuit schools in France have been holding regular festivals intended to familiarise the pupils, staff and parents with our life and missions. It is a lovely way of re-inventing the “missions” of times past.

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<i>Consiglio Allargato</i> – The testimony of a veteran

Consiglio Allargato – The testimony of a veteran

Our article on the Consiglio Allargato, this time, does not seek to present the content of the meeting but offers one of its members, Fr. Franck Janin, the opportunity to tell us about his experience of serving on this body for...

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Inside the Congregation: Europe and South Asia

Inside the Congregation: Europe and South Asia

We pulled one representative from each of six Conferences and asked them for their thoughts about representing their brothers at CP71. Fr. J. Lourdu Xavier represents the Dumka-Raiganj Province (DUM). Fr. Thierry Anne represents the French Speaking European Province (EOF).

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The light amidst the ruins of Homs – Jesuits at the frontiers

The light amidst the ruins of Homs – Jesuits at the frontiers

For most of the world, Syria has become a synonym for war, violence, and death. But despite everything, the Jesuits never left Syria. The life of the Catholic community in Homs is only possible thanks to the brave spirit of Jesuit priests...

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