New Provincial for the Philippine Jesuits

  Starting next month, on November 17, Fr Primitivo (Jun) E Viray Jr SJ officially becomes Provincial of the Philippine Jesuit Province. He takes over from Fr Antonio Moreno SJ ....

A health centre for the underserved communities in Liquiçá

The Centro de Saúde Daniel Ornelas (CSDO) health centre was inaugurated recently as part of the healthcare project of the Jesu­its in Timor-Leste. Besides providing medical services ....

Sowing the seeds of education to serve ethnic minorities in Thailand

The threat of rain did not dampen the clear joy of the first students of Xavier Learning Community. It was the official opening and blessing of their school, the Bishop of Chiang Mai ....

The Jesuits take on a parish in a conflict zone in Myanmar

On September 29, St Michael’s Parish in Nanhlaing village in Banmaw Diocese was formally entrusted to the care of the Jesuits. The handover ceremony was timed to coincide with the feast ....

No more dancing houses

A dancing house. This is how many survivors of Typhoon Haiyan describe the substandard relocation houses that have been built. "If you shake them, they will move," said one survivor.  ....

Jesuit ordinations in Japan

Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada of Tokyo ordained three Jesuits to the priesthood on September 23. The new priests are Fr Aloysius Ōnishi Takao SJ, Fr Joseph Nguyễn Thanh Nhã SJ and Fr ....

The formator as mediator of the Spirit

Having good formators is vital in preparing young Jesuits to respond to the various challenges and needs of the world today.  Hence the preparation of formators is a crucial aspect ....

Missionary spirit at diaconate ordination

Bernard Australian Jesuits Nico Lariosa, Alan Wong and Robert Morris were ordained deacons in Boston by Cardinal Sean O’Malley OFM Cap. The three Australians were among 12 Jesuits ordained ....

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