Jesuit Missions

Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ
Jesuit Missions are organising a speaker tour with Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, President for Social Justice and Ecology secretariat in Rome, in February.On Monday 25th February, the talk "Is leadership too important to be left for leaders?" will be held at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre. Fr Xavier will be talking about Care of Creation and leadership from an Ignatian perspective.Entry to these talks will be free and there is no need to book. Tea and Coffee will be available after each talk.Check the...
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ
Jesuit Missions are organising a speaker tour with Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, President for Social Justice and Ecology secretariat in Rome, in February.On Tuesday 26th February, the talk "Is leadership too important to be left for leaders?" will be held at the Xaverian Missionaries Spirituality Centre. Fr Xavier will be talking about Care of Creation and leadership from an Ignatian perspective.Entry to these talks will be free and there is no need to book. Tea and Coffee will be available after each...
Shannon Philip from Jesuit Missions, Fr Matthew Power SJ, Nick Hanrahan from JRS UK, Fr Simon Bishop SJ
Things are decidedly lively just now at the Oxford Catholic Chaplaincy: on Sunday 20th January they held for the first time a “Vacations Projects Fair”, to offer students some exciting ways of using their vacations to be “men and women for others”, or “contemplatives in action”.At all four of the masses on the day, before and after (and even during) there were stalls run by the Assumption volunteers, CAFOD, Faith in Politics, the Faithful Companions of Jesus, Focolare, Jesuit Missions (...
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ
Jesuit Missions are organising a speaker tour with Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, President for Social Justice and Ecology secretariat in Rome, in February.On Wednesday 27th February, the talk "Is leadership too important to be left for leaders?" will be held at Donhead Primary School. Fr Xavier will be talking about Care of Creation and leadership from an Ignatian perspective.Entry to these talks will be free and there is no need to book. Tea and Coffee will be available after each talk.Download the...
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, President for Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) in Rome, to the UK at the end of February to speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes.Fr Xavier, originally from the Calcutta Province, India, has spent much of his life dedicated to working for the poor. He led Udayani Social Action Forum, a social centre in Calcutta before also working as secretary of social action in the South Asian Conference and completing a PhD in...
Guyana is a place where poverty often means a lack of opportunities for young people. The desperate lack of jobs has led to two thirds of all university graduates leaving the country.The Guyana Human Development Centre provides a chance for young people to learn new skills after leaving school improving their chances to find work.Jesuit Missions is working across the world empowering people to achieve their full potential. You can be a part of this work by supporting them this Christmas!Among...
Pupils at St Mary’s Hall
Companions in Action is Jesuit Missions new initiative which links Jesuit schools in the UK with those in the global South. This new partnership seeks to create a working relationship in which young people can share their common humanity, develop their Ignatian identity and work to create a better world where the dignity of each individual is cherished.Richard Greenwood, Outreach and Communications Manager at Jesuit Missions, says “We want to promote Jesuit Education and enable pupils to take...
Frs Pascal, Omondi, Victor (centre), Kizito and Paul Chitnis
Jesuits around the world have condemned the murder of a Kenyan Jesuit priest in Cueibet in South Sudan’s Gok State.Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo, 62, was killed in the early hours of 15th November when six unknown assailants attacked the Daniel Comboni Jesuit Residence in Cueibet where he lived. The three other Jesuits in the community were in bed at the time of the attack and were unharmed though deeply shocked. Fr Victor was in the TV room when the gunmen broke into the compound. When his...
St Mary’s Hall
During this Season of Creation which Pope Francis has called from the 1st September (World day of prayer for Creation) to the 4th October, some of our Jesuit schools across the UK have been looking at different ways in which they can 'Care for Creation', as expressed in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si.On Friday 14th September, St Mary’s Hall welcomed Mr. Robert Turner who has worked with the Global Catholic Climate Movement who spoke in assembly about a Waste Recycling Awareness Project for...
Nursery children in the north Rupununi district of Guyama
Jesuit Missions Communications Officer Stephanie Beech is on her way to Guyana to visit partners and projects supported by JM. This includes the Bilingual Education Programme, launched earlier this month, which allows indigenous languages to be taught alongside English in primary schools within the Amerindian communities.This is an important time of change for Guyana as it prepares to leave the British province and join Jamaica as part of the journey to becoming part of the Caribbean province,...

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