SJES

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An interview with Paul Chitnis, Director of Jesuit Missions UKThe following is an interview with by Paul Chitnis, Director of Jesuit Missions, who is attending the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Society of Jesus. The purpose of the Congress is to celebrate 50 years of this secretariat and the focus on a faith that does justice. In 1975 the Jesuits held a general congregation that was a seminal moment in the life of the...
50th Anniversary of the SJES
The Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES), born in 1969 at the request of Fr. Pedro Arrupe SJ, commemorates fifty years of dedication to the mission of promoting social justice and reconciliation. The fiftieth anniversary will be a kairos, a historic moment for the Society of Jesus to renew its commitment to the mission of a faith that does justice and seeks reconciliation, and a great occasion to reinvigorate its social and ecological dimension. From Monday 4 to Friday 8...
The Jesuit Curia in Roma has released a video message from Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, for the 50th anniversary of Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES).Beginning its journey in 1969, the Secretariat endeavours to work with people for change to bring the charity and the justice of the Gospel to society and culture. Its members assist Fr General in developing the apostolic mission of the Society, in its dimension for promoting justice and reconciliation...
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj Sj and Fr Charles Chilufya SJ
The Jesuit Secretariat for Socio-Economic Development was founded in 1969, at a time when such terms were still new, by Superior General Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ. Now called the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat, it will commemorate its fiftieth anniversary next year.The Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) assists Fr General in delivering the mission of the Society by promoting justice and reconciliation with creation, both at the level of the six Jesuit Conferences (which tend to...