Jesuit Missions

Rat hunters and labourers - the Yanadi live a subsistence life working very hard for very little. Once a semi-nomadic people, many have been resettled into permanent villages by the Indian government. Cut-off from their nomadic roots and with no choice but to work menial jobs, the Yanadi have become a marginalised people who suffer daily discrimination because of their low economic status.Jesuit Missions is providing significant financial support to a new project which is helping the...
Jesuit Missions is supporting Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in South Sudan as they cope with the effects of intense flooding in the Maban region. The recent flooding is thought to be the most devastating experienced in more than four decades.The unprecedented intensity of the floods has affected Jesuit projects which were set up to help the refugees and local communities of Maban, which has already been devastated by years of conflict and chronic underdevelopment.With water levels rising higher...
Jesuit Missions invites students from Jesuit and Associate schools in the UK to a day conference to discuss the key social justice and environmental issues of today. It seeks to provide an opportunity for students to gain new skills that will help young people become voices for positive change in the world.Fr Leonard Chiti SJ, Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus for the Zambia-Malawi Province, is the keynote speaker and will be talking about the current situation in Southern Africa in...
On Friday 23rd August St Aloysius’ Junior School, Glasgow launched their new Companions in Action (CIA) partnership with St Paul’s Primary School in Musami, Zimbabwe. After the partnership agreements were signed and ideas for CIA initiatives developed, there was an air of excitement at St Aloysius’ as the pupils listened during assembly while Jesuit Missions staff members Stephanie Beech and Lynn McWilliams shared stories about their work and the work of Jesuit Missions across the world. This...
Pupils from Jesuit schools Wimbledon College, Donhead and St John’s Beaumont will perform their own compositions at Sacred Heart Church, Wimbledon. They will be joined by The Dionysus Ensemble to use music to highlight the current climate crisis.Richard Greenwood, Outreach and Communications Manager at Jesuit Missions said, “It will be fantastic to hear what our young people have created. Climate Change is a massive challenge for the entire world, and this is just another way of young people...
Leonard Chiti
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Leonard Chiti SJ to the UK in September. Fr Leonard is the Provincial Superior of the Zambia-Malawi Province and former Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network and Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia.Fr Leonard will speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes during his visit about the effects of climate change on food production in Zambia. He will look at ways in which Zambia can develop their...
Leonard Chiti
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Leonard Chiti SJ to the UK in September. Fr Leonard is the Provincial Superior of the Zambia-Malawi Province and former Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network and Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia.Fr Leonard will speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes during his visit about the effects of climate change on food production in Zambia. He will look at ways in which Zambia can develop their...
Leonard Chiti
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Leonard Chiti SJ to the UK in September. Fr Leonard is the Provincial Superior of the Zambia-Malawi Province and former Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network and Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia.Fr Leonard will speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes during his visit about the effects of climate change on food production in Zambia. He will look at ways in which Zambia can develop their...
Joel Thompson SJ on his speaker tour
Lynn McWilliams, Outreach Coordinator at Jesuit Missions, explains how, through its work with schools, the organisation journeys with youth, helping them to explore the contribution they can make to living a faith that does justice.Companions in ActionAs part of the Companions in Action partnership programme for schools, the Jesuit Missions Education Advisory Group is creating exciting new resources, including an Agents for Change journal for primary schools. Creativity, art, music, poetry and...
Jesuit Missions invites you to join us on Friday 13th September as we welcome the Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland QC to Farm Street Parish in Mayfair.Baroness Scotland will speak about action taken by the Commonwealth in tackling climate change. The fifty-three member states of the Commonwealth include eighteen island states who are among those suffering the most from rising sea levels as a consequence of the changing climate. The Commonwealth states, whose waters...

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