05/02/2020 • Pedro Arrupe, 29 years later, still in our memories

Father Pedro Arrupe passed away on February 5, 1991. This day is always an occasion for us to say a few words about this man of unfailing wisdom and confidence. As Pope Francis made a historic visit to Japan last year, he did not fail to pay homage to the 28th Superior of the Society […]

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17/01/2020 • “Maior Dei Vis Vobiscum!”

Or when the famous Jesuit motto: “Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam” (for a greater glory of God), often diminished in AMDG, is reviewed under the Star Wars slant. Indeed, the most cinema lovers among us do not ignore the fresh output of the 9th intergalactic saga opus (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker), that fell in […]

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25/12/2019 • Merry Christmas!

Dear Alumna, dear Alumnus,   Christmas is for us Christians, but also for other people, an occasion of great rejoicing and deep hope. We have a joyful heart to see the child in the manger in Bethlehem. And for us adults, we recall memories of our own childhood, when we watched in wonder the figures […]

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30/07/2019 • On July 31, 1973, a feast of Saint Ignatius unlike any other…

Dear Jesuit Alumni, dear Friends, As we celebrate today, the feast of the founder of the Jesuits Ignatius of Loyola, let me bring you back in time. The 31st of July 1973 was no ordinary feast of Saint-Ignatius for the Society of Jesus, but no one at that time could imagine that the two events […]

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17/05/2019 • The College of Gdynia in Poland celebrates its 25 year anniversary

Magdalena Myszk, alumna of the High School of Gdynia, testifies for us about her time spent therein, a Jesuit school that is celebrating, this year, its 25th anniversary. Although its Jesuit priests were killed under the Second World War and its doors shut during the communist era, this high school of the little port town […]

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07/04/2019 • Address of Fr. General to Jesuit Alumni of Bandra (India)

A month ago, Father Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, spoke to Jesuit school and college elders in Bandra, a predominantly Catholic suburb of the Bombay metropolitan area. As part of an Indian tour, the Superior General of the Jesuits stood up in front of an audience made of alumni from the […]

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05/02/2019 • Pedro Arrupe, soon to be beatified?

This Tuesday, February 5, we commemorate the 28th anniversary of the death of Pedro Arrupe, SJ. On this occasion, Rome will receive the cause for beatification and canonization of this former Superior General of the Society of Jesus who is now Servant of God. An edifying journey Not so well known by the general public, […]

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24/12/2018 • Merry Christmas and a happy 2019 to the Jesuit alumni!

Dear Alumna, dear Alumnus,   Christmas is for us Christians the coming to earth of the Son of God, but in our imagination, it is also the coming into the world of a little child with all the innocence that is attached to it.   For us human beings, a child is the promise of […]

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31/07/2018 • Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. It is an important symbolic date for all those who are linked in one way or another with Jesuit works and the Ignatian spirit. On this occasion, we invite you to discover a brief reflection addressed to us by Father Bill Muller S.J., the new […]

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14/07/2018 • Next WUJA Congress to be celebrated in Barcelona in 2021

On June 28th 2017, I wrote to you from Cleveland: “Today we wake up with a new dream, with a new project”. That day in Cleveland, the Council of the World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) chose our Association to hold in Barcelona the World Congress of 2021. At that time, and with all our […]

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