31/12/2022 • In memoriam Pope Benedict XVI

Dear friends jesuit alumni Let us unite and express our feelings of respect, unity and condolence for the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI . Let us transmit our prayers for his person and the desire for love and solidarity among all populations. Best regards Francisco Guarner President of WUJA   2.14.0.0

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22/12/2022 • Christmas 2022 | A message of peace and joy

Dear friends and colleagues, dear alumni My words these days with the arrival of Christmas and this new life of peace are of great joy, which I want to share with the memory of the moments lived together in Barcelona and especially with the words of illusion and commitment that we received of the General […]

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16/11/2022 • A Call to Action: The World Union of Jesuit Alumni

Barcelona’s San Ignacio College, at the heart of the renowned Sarriá quarter, hosted the 10th international congress of Jesuit alumni from the 13th to the 17th of July 2022 in true Spanish style for the benefit of its international attendees. With Jimmy Burns, David Hurst and Juan N. Garcia-Nieto  we  represented Stonyhurst amongst a cohort […]

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15/11/2022 • An Australian Alumnus looks back to the 10th Congress

The 10th World Union of Jesuit Alumni/ae Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain at Sant Ignasi School, Sarria from 13 – 17 July 2022.  The link to the program is  www.jesuitsalumnibcn2022.org.  Here you will find the program content, activities and presentations. Key themes addressed at the Congress were Education, Ecology, Spirituality, Migration and Women.  For […]

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15/11/2022 • Our experience in the congress of Wuja in Barcelona

A testimony about the Barcelona Congress by a group of Portuguese alumni Earlier this year, the Association presented the Youth Wing with a rather irresistible proposal. A trip to Barcelona, ​​on behalf of our Association, in order to meet more people from Jesuit schools and universities around the world, share the reality of our association, […]

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17/10/2022 • Irish Jesuit Alumni Diner in Sydney on November 4th

On November 4th there will be a dinner held in Sydney for past pupils of the six Irish Jesuit Colleges. Welcome to all of Irish alumni based in Sydney at this event. Link for registrations (Gonzaga Union website)

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28/08/2022 • 2022 Campaign of the Pedro Arrupe World Association

Activity report (2017-2021) of the Pedro Arrupe World Association (PAWA) Document submitted to the members of the former WUJA-council, gathered at the Barcelona Congress (13th-17th July 2022) Download document 2022 Arrupe Dollar/Euro Campaign Appeal for a Jesuit school in Lebanon in great financial difficulty Dear Alumni Friends Here is a new appeal for a Jesuit […]

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29/07/2022 • Saint Ignatius Day – Words by Francisco Guarner

We are at the gates of the celebration of the feast of St. Ignatius, our patron as alumni of Jesuit schools and universities and of the Ignatian family and communities. Let us be grateful this year in which we commemorate the conversion of Ignatius of Loyola, that person who 500 years ago saw a new […]

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25/07/2022 • Harnessing the Potential of Catholic Education Alumni to Improve Schools, Universities, and Society

Alumni have an important role to play in Catholic education and the promotion of integral human development. The Global Catholic Education project will aim to document good practices for engaging alumni. As a first instalment, for the Congress of the World Association of Jesuit Alumni in Barcelona, the team prepared a report entitled “Men and […]

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17/07/2022 • Congress Resolutions

The Congress of the World Union of Jesuit Alumni meeting in Barcelona, Spain, at Saint Ignasi College, from 13 to 17 July 2022 Resolution #1 Recognises the richness of the contribution of the large group of young participants who wish to join this international network, which they make their own. Also recognises that there is […]

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