Jesuits in Nepal

Groups of Jesuit relief workers are continuing to access remote communities in Nepal, bringing much needed supplies to communities devastated by the April earthquakes.“We got things moving a bit closer to Tipling village now,” says Fr Samuel Simick SJ. Tipling is a high mountainous area near to the Himalayas, located in the Dhading District of Nepal. There are no proper health care facilities in the area and the Jesuits have been working in Tipling as missionaries for the last four years.“On 7...
19 May 2015 was a significant day in the history of Nepal Jesuits.  As a response to the devastating earthquake and its consequences, Nepal Jesuits established and inaugurated Nepal Jesuit Social Institute (NJSI).  NJSI is born out of Nepal Jesuits’ desire to respond systematically and effectively to the tragedy that devastated the country after 25 April.At an informal ceremony  Bishop Paul Simick blessed the new Institute and Bishop Emeritus Anthony Sharma SJ offered special...