As you look back on life, who is the superior or leader you admire the most? What specific trait about him or her garnered your appreciation? The guidelines for the local superior explain that love – both fraternal and humble … Continued
Filipino Jesuit Brother Jeffrey Pioquinto is the coordinator of the Jesuit Brothers Circle in Asia Pacific. He reflects on his vocation as a Jesuit brother and his ministry to the young through education. I never really wanted to be a … Continued
Australian Jesuit Brother Ian Cribb SJ is the Provincial Assistant for Vocations and Vocations Promoter of the Australian Jesuit Province. He was one of six Jesuit brothers from the six Jesuit Conferences, who were elected by their confreres to be … Continued
The vocation of the brother is part of the answer that God gives to the absence of brotherhood which is wounding the world today. At the root of a brother’s vocation lies a profound experience of solidarity that essentially matches … Continued
When Lisa Wong of Wah Yan College Kowloon in Hong Kong met fellow teachers from Jesuit and Ignatian schools in Asia Pacific, she realised that she was not alone in the challenges she faces as a teacher in today’s classroom. … Continued
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 of the Jesuit mission, said JCAP Formation Delegate Fr Riyo Mursanto … Continued
What is the context of Jesuit schools in Asia Pacific? How are they addressing the challenges in their local context? How can, for example, Xavier Jesuit School in Cambodia learn from the experience of Colégio de Santo Inácio de Loiola in Timor-Leste, and vice versa? These questions and more accounted for a large part of the discussion between the education delegates of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP) during their recent meeting in Singapore.
Radicalism was a central theme in the meeting of the Jesuits Among Muslims (JAM) group held in Mojokerto near Surabaya, Indonesia. About 20 people including Jesuits from Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Italy, Spain, Germany, Turkey and Algeria came together from August 7 to 11 to experience and learn about the Muslims living in an Islamic context that is different from the Arab.
Jesuits from different parts of the world gathered in Cambodia recently to dialogue with Buddhist monks, engaging them on three levels – academic, spiritual and practical. This holistic approach to inter-religious dialogue is one that has prevailed in the regular Christian-Buddhist Workshop of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific for many years.