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 light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

A light sparkling in the Honduran shadows

ERIC/Radio Progreso is our social apostolate here in Honduras, a part of the Province of Central America. Our approach is based on two major principles: firstly, faith in the liberating strength of the poor, and secondly, in the justice that springs from faith in Christ...

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The culture of protection means kindness, care and mutual respect

The culture of protection means kindness, care and mutual respect

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Highlighting the role of women in strengthening mission

Highlighting the role of women in strengthening mission

It is certainly rare to have more women than men attending a meeting at the General Curia. This is the situation at the Curia from 22 to 29 October, when the Commission on the Role and Responsibilities of Women in the Society of Jesus is meeting in Rome.

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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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Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

As is the case in other Jesuit Provinces in Latin America, the social ministry of the Mexican Province includes a CIAS (Centre for Research and Social Action). This CIAS was relaunched in 2015, and renamed “Jesuits for Peace”.

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Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

Thirty-five years of commitment and struggle for human rights

An NGO recognized for the quality of its work by the United Nations Economic and Social Council and accredited to the OAS, Centro Prodh has been committed to defending for 35 years those who, in Mexico, are marginalized or have no voice.

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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 COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

The COMPARTE Network – a lovely name, a good objective, but a realistic project?

Networks are a “way of life” for the CPAL (Provincials’ Conference of Latin America). Even though diverse networks have developed throughout the Society of Jesus in recent years, it can honestly be said that Latin America is the champion of this movement.

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GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

GIAN Governance Document: A Way to Deepen Collaboration

While Father General and his extended Council are spending this entire week on the theme of collaboration in the Society, the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology is already very much involved in this process, forming and supporting networks...

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Prayer and listening for greater commitment

Prayer and listening for greater commitment

The annual meeting of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat at the Curia was a full five days of sharing in which interpersonal encounters counted for a lot, but which was intended in particular to deepen and strengthen the commitment to the work of GIAN.

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Awakening, awareness, action, and care – The culture of safeguarding

Awakening, awareness, action, and care – The culture of safeguarding

GC 36 entrusted the promotion of a “consistent culture of protection and safety for minors” within all communities and ministries of the Society of Jesus to our Father General. In response, Fr. General established the "Promotion of a Consistent Culture of Protection" (PCCP) project...

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