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Fr Tiburcio Arnaiz Muñoz SJ. Photo Credit: Diócesis de Málaga
This coming 20th October, the Catholic Church will beatify "apostle of the city", Father Tiburcio Arnaiz Muñoz SJ in Málaga, Spain.In a letter to the Society of Jesus on the 11th October, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ lauded Fr Arnaiz as “a worthy proponent of popular missions and promotor of the participation of the laity in spreading the faith.” He also wrote that Fr Arnaiz is a person to be emulated:"In our own time, we can learn much from what Fr Arnaiz did in his day … In ways adapted to our...
Fr Doyle
Bravery Under Fire, a docudrama feature on the life of Irish WWI Jesuit chaplain Fr Willie Doyle, will have a special screening in the Vatican on 12th October to an invited audience of senior clergy and Catholic leaders.The film, directed by Co Down Director Campbell Miller, is the story of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a WWI chaplain from Dublin who served and died ministering to the fallen in 1917 in Ypres, Belgium.Fr Doyle SJ served with the British Army in Passchendaele, ministering to soldiers of...
J Simmonds, M Dunch, T Flowers, E Studt, H Shea, MKoch, and N King
At the start of the academic year the Jesuits in Britain welcome new post graduate students from around the Jesuit world who have come to study at British universities.This week the Mount Street Jesuit community were introduced to six men of wide-ranging talent embarking on new courses of study, by biblical scholar Fr Nick King SJ, who is the Provincial’s Assistant for Formation.“There are four elements to the Formation job, so far as I can see,” Fr Nick explained.  “First, calling this...
In a patriarchal society like Nepal where women’s destiny is to find the groom of her life, Sudha Silwal, 46 of Panchkal Munipality, Kavre had decided to remain unmarried to take care of the intellectually challenged children.She started the journey of compassion seventeen years ago who was then the sole person out of 16 principals to accept and initiate schooling for children with special needs in Kavre district.The schooling program, funded by the education ministry, was only for 5 years....
The Expanded Council of Fr General met from September 3rd to 7th in Rome. Fr General’s usual Council was joined in this meeting by the Conference Presidents, the Sector Secretariats and the General Treasurer.The five day meeting of the Expanded General Council (Consiglio Allargato) began with a Eucharist with the Jesuit community. The meeting lays the ground for the January 2019 discernment of the Universal Apostolic Preferences.In his opening remarks, Father Arturo Sosa SJ spoke first of...
 Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator SJ
Ahead of the upcoming EU Heads of state meeting in Salzburg, Jesuits in Africa and Europe express concern based on original research. Johannes Siebner SJ (Provincial of the German Jesuit Province), Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator SJ (President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar - JCAM), Bernhard Bürgler SJ (Provincial of the Austrian Jesuit Province) were among many of the signatories of a joint letter titled "Flows of migrants, flows of money", a petition for justice.They protest...
The National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage, Adoremus, has just concluded in Liverpool. The weekend, from 7 to 9 September, offered a unique occasion to reflect on the Eucharist, connect with organisations around the world, and listen to wide-ranging talks by international speakers.Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, Superior of the Mount Street Jesuit community, was at the event to give a presentation on the Eucharist as the sacrament of unity. The talk was organised in conjunction with the National...
The Italian production company, Aurora Vision, has made a documentary on Father Kino, the Jesuit who was recognized to be the founder of Arizona. The film has the patronage of Holy See and it is supported by the Fondazione Sant’Ignazio.The documentary has been selected for a screening at Portobello Film Festival, on the 3rd September 2018, at the Muse Gallery in Portobello Road.Free entrance. For more information, visit the official Facebook page.
Fr Christopher G. Llanos SJ
Fr General has named Fr Christopher G. Llanos SJ of the Canadian Province as the new Regional Superior of Guyana, a territory which will expand on 1st October to include the Jesuit community of Kingston, Jamaica of which Fr Llanos is currently Superior.Fr Chris was born in Trinidad in 1960 and was raised there until his family migrated to Canada in the 1970s. At university he majored in Psychology. He joined the Canadian Jesuits in August 1986, though the two years of novitiate were his longest...
Builder Gary Martin, Francis Doherty of Peter McVerry Trust, David Carroll of Ravenswood, director of fund raising Anne Marie Conway, and trust chief executive Pat Doyle at the three buildings on Sherrard Street.
Three large Victorian buildings in Dublin’s north inner city, which have housed the Pioneer Association, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice and the first premises of Peter McVerry Trust, are to be turned into homes for people leaving emergency accommodation.The Jesuit order, which owns 26, 27 and 28 Sherrard Street Upper, just off Gardiner Street, has agreed to sign all three buildings over to the Peter McVerry Trust, subject to the approval of the Charities Regulator, for use as social...

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