15/09/2021 • Offer to Saint Ignatius at the occasion of the World Congress of Alumni Barcelona 2022

In 2021, the Society of Jesus celebrates the 500th anniversary of the wounding of Ignatius of Loyola at the siege of Pamplona. On this occasion, an Ignatian year has been decreed. WUJA will hold its World Congress in July 2022 in Barcelona. On July 30, the members of the organizing committee of the World Congress participated […]

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31/07/2021 • Feast of St. Ignatius: What a difference a cannon ball makes!

Dear Jesuit Alumni and Alumnae, When Ignatius de Loyola’s leg got crushed during the siege of Pamplona on 20 May 1521, one — not even Ignatius himself — could hardly imagine what difference this wound would make in the life of so many people and, let’s put it the way it is, in the spiritual […]

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16/05/2021 • Pilgrims with Ignatius – Live prayer broadcast on 23 May

Dear Alumni and Alumnæ, dear Friends, As you probably know, from May 2021 until July 2022, the Society of Jesus celebrates an Ignatian Year, which marks the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’ conversion, and in which we ask for the grace to see all things new in Christ. Father General expressed his joy for the […]

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15/01/2021 • Press release from the Pedro Arrupe World Association

As you know, February 5th of each year is the date chosen for the launch of the “Dollar Arrupe” (or “Euro Arrupe” in Europe) campaign, by the Pedro Arrupe World Association, the “social arm” of the World Union. On February 5th, 2021, the anniversary of Father Arrupe’s death, it will therefore launch its 20th campaign. […]

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25/12/2020 • Being reborn with the one who is born – Christmas Message

Dear Alumnæ and Alumni, Christmas is a joy because it is the birth of a child, but also the birth of hope. This Christmas celebration at the end of the year 2020 takes on a special resonance because the year that is coming to an end was one of those that all of us, human […]

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10/11/2020 • 3rd “Jesuit Alumni Conversation” on Facebook live on November, 14th

Dear Alumnus/a The World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) goes on with its “Jesuit Alumni Conversations” which aim at keeping a vivid link between us. Alain Deneef, president of WUJA, invites again a Jesuit father and an Alumnus/a to discuss a theme of interest to Jesuit Alumni, allowing them to discover the Jesuit action in […]

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06/10/2020 • Second edition of the “Jesuit Alumni Conversations” on Wednesday, October 14

In these times of pandemic, which is a long-lasting one, WUJA proposes to its members to continue the initiative launched before the summer: the “Jesuit Alumni Conversations” which make possible to keep and often create the link between us. Alain Deneef, president of WUJA, invites each time a Jesuit father and an Alumnus/a to discuss […]

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06/10/2020 • Latin America – Nine Moments of the Novena to Saint Ignatius

A novena to St. Ignatius of Loyola was held from July 23 to 31, at the initiative of the Union of Jesuit Alumni of Latin America and the Caribbean (UASIALAC), to pray for the end of the pandemic and the victims it has caused. During nine days, they invited the whole world to gather at […]

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08/06/2020 • The Jesuit school that serves a predominantly Muslim community in Brussels

Melissa Vida, a young freelance journalist who regularly writes for the Jesuit news site “America Magazine”, is talking to people across the Atlantic about the new Belgian school that the Jesuits founded last year in a district of the capital city of Belgium, Brussels, considered by some to be “difficult”. In Cureghem/Kuregem, the poorest district […]

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25/05/2020 • Pentecost prayer vigil on Saturday, May 30

Dear alumnus, dear alumna COVID-19 has affected the entire human community. What better response than to pray together, “Come, Holy Spirit, and renew the face of the earth!” We therefore encourage you to join a half-hour online Pentecost prayer vigil on Saturday, May 30. It will bring together the Ignatian family and our Jesuit and […]

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