Joel Thompson SJ

Next week Amazon activist Leah Casimero will be joining Joel Thompson SJ, in a Zoom webinar hosted by Jesuit Missions at 7.30pm Tuesday 22 September.Leah Casimero’s journey is indicative of the complexities and challenges that face us all at this unique juncture in human history. How do we respond to the devastation that is being visited on the earth by climate change? How do we give the earth and its people a voice?Leah, an indigenous woman of the Wapichan tribe, lives in a remote part of...
Joel Thompson SJ
Jesuit Missions welcomed Joel Thompson SJ to the UK for a Lenten speaker tour which took place last week. He 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.He has visited Donhead Preparatory school, Wimbledon College, St John's Beaumont, St Ignatius College Enfield, Stonyhurst and St Aloysius Glasgow.Joel is a Guyanese Jesuit scholastic currently living and working among...
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...