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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19/07/2016 • Asia Javier: Bringing hope to Ecuador´s shaken hearts

An unprecedented tragedy in the “Center of the World”: More than 650 people were killed in what can be called the great natural disaster of the Century in Ecuador. What once used to be a touristic paradise in the Pacific region of this South American country, has become a post-apocalyptic sight, that would beat in […]

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05/05/2016 • European Encounters of Jesuit Alumni, September 2016

The European Confederation of Jesuit Alumni is organizing the European Encounters of Jesuit Alumni in asociation with the Jesuit Refugee Service. The event, which will be held in Rome between september 14th  and 16th 2016 will center on the subject of the Global Migration and Refugee Crisis: Time to Contemplate and Act. Those who attend the Encounters […]

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04/02/2016 • 15th Arrupe Dollar campaign

As you know, the 5th of February each year is the day chosen for the launch of the Pedro Arrupe World Association’s Arrupe Dollar (or in Europe, the Arrupe Euro) campaign.   5 February 2016, the anniversary of the death of Father Pedro Arrupe, will thus be the launch date for the new campaign, the […]

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24/12/2015 • Merry Christmas!

      Dear Alumnae and Alumni,       I wish you all a Merry Christmas! We celebrate Christmas and its rejoicing, its hope for Peace at the end of a year that faced terror and despair at an unprecedented level. More than ever the message of the Newborn is clear. Only love can […]

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