24/01/2017 • WUJA Congress 2017 – New Information Bulletin

Dear Fellow Jesuit Alumni and Friends, I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait to meet all of you and share stories of our love for the Jesuits. Stories we have from our schools, our parishes, our retreat houses, our Jesuit ministries. Wow. Just think of the power […]

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26/12/2016 • Best wishes!

Dear Alumna, dear Alumnus, 2016 was a year of Generals, three Generals of the Society of Jesus. The first went from office after eight years at the helm of the Society. Adolfo Nicolas had become Præpositus generalis in 2008, succeeding Father Kolvenbach. He resigned at the last General Congregation (the 36th), on 3 October 2016. […]

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17/12/2016 • WUJA Congress 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

My name is Frank Brady and I want to invite you to an amazing event next year in the United States.   The World Union of Jesuit Alumni will be hosting its World Congress in Cleveland, Ohio from June 28-July 2.  Jesuit alumni and friends from around the world will be gathering for this amazing […]

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12/11/2016 • The Society of Jesus: With a new Captain, and “Rowing into the Deep”

The timing might be seen as a coincidence: the 36th General Congregation has come to an end on the very day of the 68th birthday of the one that has been elected as new Superior General. For WUJA this is a great opportunity to welcome Father Sosa in his new function and to introduce him in […]

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06/11/2016 • The Pope Video – Countries receiving refugees

November 2016. The Pope Video: That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity.   For the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer – http://www.popesprayer.net).   Visit http://thepopevideo.org/ for more information.    

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30/10/2016 • European Encounters of Jesuit Alumni: “Contemplating, acting and bonding”

When I was part of the organizing team of the VIII World Congress of Jesuit Alumni held in Medellin back in 2013, my father, who is not a Jesuit Alumnus, asked me something that has been on my mind ever since: “What is ‘that special thing’ that makes a guy from Hong Kong want to […]

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22/10/2016 • The Society of Jesus’ Contemporary History in Cuba

The Society of Jesus returned to Cuba in 1853 after an exile of eighty six (86) years – King Carlos III of Spain had expelled the Jesuits from the island in 1767 by Royal Decree. Later, on February 2nd, 1854, Queen Isabella II of Spain by Royal Decree founded in Havana the School of Belen […]

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23/08/2016 • A Chase for social justice in Eastern Africa Schools

The Jesuit Hakimani Centre, a Jesuit center for research and social action in Eastern Africa, located in Kenya, has produced a TV show named “The Chase”, which looks to promote social justice inside the schools and between the students inculcating the values of respect and dignity to build a worthier society.   This project´s main […]

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06/08/2016 • Following the Steps of Ignacio de Loyola

One of the main goals of most of the Jesuit inspired institution and works is to follow the footsteps of St Ignatius; this said in terms of his spirituality and way of life; but there is one initiative that really goes beyond this, and gives the persons who joins it the opportunity of really reliving […]

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31/07/2016 • Feast of St Ignatius

Dear Alumnae/Alumni Dear Friends On this 31st July, feast of St Ignatius, let’s meditate on the words of this particular Jesuit that is Pope Francis. During the closing mass of the World Youth Day, he just said to the attending young people to care for our society in troubles and to be protagonists in this […]

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