Conference

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...
In the context of a hostile or ‘compliant’ immigration policy, many seeking asylum in the UK find themselves and their families at risk of detention or destitution. Those who work with refugees often understand their role as, at core, one of accompaniment: being with and for the other. This project seeks to reflect on this practice of accompaniment, examining not only what it can contribute to the lives of refugees, but also how it can be transformative: transformative for those who walk with...
St John’s Beaumont hosted the first ever conference for Directors of Music of Jesuit Schools. Organised by the Jesuit Institute, the day explored the use of liturgical music in schools. In attendance were representatives from every Jesuit School in the UK, as well as the Jesuit Associate School in Cannock. The event, which took place on the 14th of January, was a rare opportunity for the directors of music to share ideas, resources and learn more about the liturgy. Fr Adrian Porter SJ, who...
Guests at the conference
Jesuits from Sweden, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium and Slovakia, gathered with others from Asia, the Middle East, and North America at Centro Ad Gentes in the Roman hills for the 24th Conference of the International Society of Jesuit Ecumenists.This informal group of Jesuits working in all sectors of Jesuit ministry gathers ever two years for a week of discussion and sharing information about the work of rebuilding Christian...
Cardinal Peter Turkson
The Vatican is well aware of the caste discrimination that the Dalits face, especially the Christian Dalits; and the Vatican will take up the issue in a more proactive manner, supporting the struggle of Dalit Christians for equal rights and possibly even allotting a special fund for this as it has in the case of sub-Saharan Africa.This was the hope expressed by Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development in the Vatican. Cardinal Turkson was...
The Jesuit Refugee Service will be taking part in the Churches Refugee Conference 2014 on Saturday 5 April 2014 in Sheffield. The event will be chaired by Zrinka Bralo, Executive Director, Migrants and Refugee Communities Forum, London, who served as commissioner on the Independent Asylum Commission and was the winner of the 2011 Voices of Courage Award. The theme of the conference is Under the Radar - What Room for Refugees? It will take place at the Central United Reformed...
A two-day conference will take place in central London next month to reflect on the discrimination that people in or from the Indian sub-continent experience because of their caste and what a Christian response to the Dalits or outcasts might be. Last January, to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Churches Together in Southall, Middlesex, gathered in St Anselm's Catholic Church for a Service that had been prepared in India for use throughout the world. The theme of the Week of...
From Our Roots to Our FrontiersThe Assembly is open to all CLC members and anyone interested in Ignatian Spirituality or CLC.CLC Website or email info@clcew.org.uk