Pastoral Conference

Pastoral Conference, YorkThe annual gathering of Jesuit pastoral workers took place this year at the Bar Convent in York on 15th and 16th February.It was the largest attendance yet, with over 40 parish priests, chairs of parish councils, plus a good number of parish administrators and pastoral associates spending twenty four hours together considering how lay people and Jesuits could work more closely together.The British Jesuit provincial, Fr Damian Howard was in attendance.  He had...
From January 22nd to 25th almost a hundred chaplains and pastoral coordinators involved in Jesuit secondary education - from 17 countries from all over Europe and as far as Albania, Egypt and Russia - gathered in Manresa for a JECSE (Jesuit European Committee for Secondary Education) Pastoral Conference.‘(How) can we talk about Jesus in the multi-convictional context of Jesuit education in Europe today?’ was the main question for this conference, repeating and deepening the important theme of...