Barbra Kolasinski, an artistic OA who is completing a Master’s degree in Fashion Design and Technology has been selected to present a fashion collection at Graduate Fashion Week in London and has highlighted the role St Aloysius' College played in finding her true calling.
The Year of the Horse, which began on Sunday, is being celebrated in China with an exhibition of paintings by Giuseppe Castiglione, a Jesuit brother and painter who worked at the court of Emperor Qianlong for 51 years, and a film about his life.
Communities affected by the Tohoku disaster in Japan in 2011 and last year's devastating Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines will benefit from a concert of Japanese and Western music at Farm Street Jesuit Church in London next month.
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.
A German Jesuit theologian who has written extensively about Archbishop Oscar Romero and the Salvadoran martyrs will be the main speaker for the 2014 Romero Week in the UK. 24 March will be the 34th anniversary of the martyr's death and optimism is growing that 2014 will be the year when Pope Francis announces that he is to be beatified.
Next Monday, 27 January, will be the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp in the Second World War. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year and the occasion will be marked in Edinburgh by a showing of Holocaust, A Music Memorial Film From Auschwitz at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre.