A Vietnamese Jesuit among Thai youth

A Vietnamese Jesuit among Thai youth

Pham Ngo Hoang Dung, known to all as Dzung, is a young Vietnamese Jesuit priest who committed himself to the Region of Thailand. We met him at the Seven Fountains Spiritual Centre and asked him what brought him to Thailand.

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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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Launch of the Ignatian Young Adult Network

Launch of the Ignatian Young Adult Network

The Society of Jesus has a dream to reach out to accompany, to join in the adventure of discovering God today. Our dream is that young people feel ‘cura personalis’, feel ‘minded’, in a world that is so often impersonal.

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Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

The Portugal Province is known for its ministry with the youth. With over 1000 young people in the university centres, the youth apostolate sets an example in executing the third Universal Apostolic Preference practices.

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Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Youth

Contest “Four Dreams” – Special Prize: Youth

Congratulations to the winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition organized by the IAJU and the General Curia of the Society of Jesus! This time, the prize is related to the 3rd UAP, accompany young people in the creation of a hope-filled future.

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“Four Dreams…” The winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition.

“Four Dreams…” The winners of the “Four Dreams” film competition.

At the IAJU General Assembly in Boston on 4 August 2022, the five winners of the competition were announced, one winner for each of the UAPs and one Grand Prize. Discover the winning entry!

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Lassalle-Haus hosts second edition of the ECO Summer Camp

Lassalle-Haus hosts second edition of the ECO Summer Camp

The meeting’s aim is to broaden the horizons of the participants and strengthen an international network of young people who contribute to a real cultural change in environmental and social matters.

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Accompanying youth in a rollercoaster

Accompanying youth in a rollercoaster

It is a sunny Friday afternoon in Eastern Nairobi in early December 2020, when a car ferrying a team of trainers from the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) snakes its way through a muddy path to a primary school.

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A new way to handle life and society

A new way to handle life and society

To observe that the works of the Society are devoted to education, formation in the arts or encouraging small business ventures, is hardly original. However, this is new in the Cuban context...

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Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

Jaime and the keys… of his apartment, of his life

As I read over Fr. General’s letter to the whole Society regarding the Universal Apostolic Preferences, I could not help but think he had actually been directly accompanying our work at the JRJI over the past few years.

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The state of Jesuit education in the world

The state of Jesuit education in the world

The International Commission on the Apostolate of Jesuit Education (ICAJE) met in Rome from May 17 to 20. This was the first in-person ICAJE meeting since the COVID pandemic started in 2020.

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Rwanda: ongoing conversion

Rwanda: ongoing conversion

In April 1994, Rwandans found themselves asking: Where has the God of Rwanda gone? Will the sun shine on Rwanda again? Twenty-six years since the beginning of the genocide against the Tutsi and the war, Marcel Uwineza, SJ offers some answers...

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