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Deadly Cyclone Idai hits Southern Africa

20 Mar 2019

Jesuit Missions is in touch with their partners in Southern Africa to respond to the humanitarian disaster caused by Cyclone Idai, thought to be one of the worst weather related disasters to ever hit the Southern hemisphere.

Shirley Russo and Kenny McKie with St Wilfrid in Preston

Jesuit parishes join Team JM for London Marathon 2019

20 Mar 2019

Leading lights in two of our Jesuit parishes are taking the London Marathon challenge for Jesuit Missions next month.

Preston remembers Christchurch victims

19 Mar 2019

Several members from the Jesuit community in Preston, staff and parishioners of St Wilfrid’s joined over one hundred people gathered for a Vigil to remember the victims of Christchurch terrorist attack.

Joel Thompson SJ

Dialogue and solidarity with indigenous peoples

18 Mar 2019

Joel Thompson SJ has been travelling the country visiting Jesuit schools and parishes to speak about his work with the indigenous people in Guyana and the importance of ecology in Guyana.

Xavier Network commits to child safeguarding

15 Mar 2019

The Xavier Network approved the ‘Commitment to Child Safeguarding’ document, in a meeting recently held in Nuremberg, which has consolidated its approach to supporting partners around this issue.

Jesuit students on ‘Climate Strike’

14 Mar 2019

Students from Gonzaga College SJ and Belvedere College SJ, in Dublin, have been taking part in  two recent ‘Fridays for Future’ demonstrations outside Leinster House.

Venezuelan Jesuits stand for human dignity

13 Mar 2019

Lay people and priests, including Jesuits, from various professional and academic sectors have recently gathered to discuss political solutions to the crisis in Venezuela.

Bridget Phyland and Diane Bugeja

Making a difference across the world

12 Mar 2019

This year team JM has two runners from the international Jesuit family making their way to London to run the marathon in memory of Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ and to raise money to realise his educational legacy in South Sudan.

Photo credit: Servizio Fotografico - Vatican Media

LGBT+ Catholics Westminster meet the Pope

11 Mar 2019

On Ash Wednesday, 16 pilgrims, who were taking part in the 3rd LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pilgrimage to Rome, had privileged seats at the morning Papal Audience in St Peter's Square. 

Wombles teach care for our common home

08 Mar 2019

This week, the Wombles have been appointed special teachers at St Mary's Hall and St Joseph's Primary School.

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