15/07/2022 • Farewell word of the outgoing president Alain Deneef

Dear Father General, dear alumni, dear friends, I would like to wish you all an excellent Congress and already thank with all my heart those who organised it in very difficult circumstances. My first world congress was held in Loyola-Bilbao in 1991. And I was half my age. Today, in 2022, this is my seventh […]

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14/07/2022 • Speech of Fr. Sosa SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus

Jesuit alumni invited to be partners in the mission of reconciliation and justice in today’s world Speech of Arturo Sosa A., S.J. Superior General of the Society of Jesus Tenth Congress of the World Union of Jesuit Alumni/ae of the Society of Jesus (WUJA) Barcelona, Spain 14 July 2022 Download here     2.14.0.0 2.14.0.0 […]

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28/06/2022 • Barcelona Congress | Interview with Francisco Guarner

Fransisco Guarner is chairman of the organising committee of the 10th WUJA Congress, which will be held from 13th to 17th July in Barcelona. Francisco is an alumnus of College Sarriá San Ignacio, Barcelona and of ESADE University Business School  and he’s active at all levels of the international movement of Jesuit Alumni (local association, […]

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04/02/2022 • WUJA’S network is increasing… and diversifying

About two months ago, a special event took place in Brussels (Belgium): the inauguration gala of Jesuit Alumni of Brussels (JAB), a new group among the WUJA-galaxy. In spite of the difficulties due to the pandemic, more than fifty persons gathered in the evening of 2 December 2021 in the Château Sainte-Anne of Brussels. Those […]

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26/01/2022 • Kick-off of our eco-pilgrimage in the framework of the World Alumni Congress

Dear friends,   Throughout the first semester of 2022, WUJA (World Union of Jesuit Alumni) Youth Wing will undertake a virtual eco-pilgrimage to discuss the local and global challenges of climate change from an Ignatian perspective. The project is inspired by the EcoJesuit virtual pilgrimage, set up in preparation for COP26 last year. The WUJA´s […]

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25/12/2021 • Christmas – Being born to our fragility

Dear Alumnæ and Alumni, 2021 will be remembered as a year of our frailties. No, the pandemic was not defeated this year. Yes, climate change has continued to take its toll on the four corners of the globe. We have always been fragile, but without always admitting it to ourselves. The child in the crib […]

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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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