23/12/2017 • Message for Christmas and New Year

Dear Alumna, dear Alumnus, On the eve of the feast of the birth of the Redeemer, I was thinking about the universal character of his message of peace, directed at all men of good will. This message makes of all men a great brotherly community, even if division is alas well rooted among us. In […]

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17/12/2017 • Testimony about the Cleveland Congress

“ Uniting our frontiers ” What a better way to begin the summertime than with the every-four-year WUJA congress? Established in Bilbao in 1956 with the aim of commemorating the 400th anniversary of Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s death – founder of the Society of Jesus and inspirer of the spirituality movement that bears his name […]

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20/11/2017 • Presentation of the new Executive Committee and Council

The day before the Cleveland Congress opened, the General Assembly of WUJA appointed the Executive Committee and Council for the period 2017-2021. Discover here the presentation of the alumni who will occupy these mandates. Executive committee Council Invitees    

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24/10/2017 • WUJA President speech at OMAEC Congress

XVth congress of OMAEC (World Organization of Former Pupils of Catholic Education) Rome 23 October 2017   Dear President, Dear Members of the General Assembly, Jesuit Alumni, delegates at the congress of OMAEC From left to right second row: Domenico Bosi (Italy), Joe Brincat (Malta), Stephen Gatt (Malta), Alain Deneef (Belgium), Father Edward Fassett sj (Secretary […]

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20/09/2017 • World Union of Jesuit Alumni Builds Global Jesuit Network

“Go forth and set the world on fire.” Students at Jesuit schools hear this over and over, but out in the real world, after graduation, it can be easy to feel like you’re living the Ignatian values alone. Every four years, the World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) brings together Jesuit friends and alumni for […]

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25/08/2017 • Cleveland Congress – Resolutions

To develop these resolutions, Congress participants were invited after each morning and afternoon session for three days to use Individual Reflection Forms and to share in Discernment Sessions in small groups and submit Table Group Reports. The responses reflected key insights and highest hopes for actions flowing from this WUJA Congress for living the Jesuit […]

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15/06/2017 • WUJA Congress 2017 – Information Bulletin (June)

We are only a couple of weeks away from the World Union of Jesuit Alumni Congress 2017. As you know, the Congress is being held for the first time in the United States.  Based on my limited math skills, that’s not likely to happen again for at least 20 to 25 years. My prayer daily […]

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01/06/2017 • Survey on Jesuit Collaboration and Networking

Dear Friends,   As you may know, we are trying to answer and help on the new emphasis that the General Congregation 36 is making on Collaboration and Networks within the Society of Jesus and our apostolic body.  In order to better understand the expectations and meaning of collaboration, and the topics, channels and tools for […]

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27/05/2017 • “Everyone leads”: a book recently published by Chris Lowney

Chris Lowney, a writer and lecturer on leadership and various subjects related to the Church and the Society of Jesus, is a long-time friend of WUJA. He recently published “Everyone leads – How to Revitalize the Catholic Church”. The Catholic Church is suffering its worst decline in five centuries—a precipitous slide that will turn catastrophic […]

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25/05/2017 • Encounters of the Latin-American Union of Jesuit Alumni

From March 17 to 19, 2017, encounters from the Latin American Union of Jesuit Alumni Associations were held in Lima, which some work on the strategic planning of the Confederation in its second and third phases was carried out, we held talks and dialogues between Alumni, individuals and representatives of CPAL, Society of Jesus, Fe […]

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