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[22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Green Jesuit | ]
Green Jesuit

 
Since the beginning of the Society of Jesus, some Jesuits scientists  have been high profile like Pierre Teilhard de Chardin in China, and George Josef Kamel in the Phillipines .  While  many, many others have labored in the mission territory of our high schools and universities classrooms.  And yet others, like Fr. Al Fritsch have sought to understand the connections between science and sustainability.  Fr. Fritsch has had a long career working as a consultant, a community organizer, parish priest, writer, researcher and constant inspiring voice for those engaged in …

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[18 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Leaning Forward | ]
Leaning Forward

Jesuits of Indonesia Lean into Sustainable Farming on Java.

Explore the work of the Jesuits in Indonesia. (caution: English is not the only language in the world.)

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[11 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Visiting & Shoring up Lourdes | ]
Visiting & Shoring up Lourdes

Since a Marian apparition there in the mid-19th century, Lourdes has taken on monumental significance for hundreds of millions of pilgrims from all over the world. That’s right, each year more than 6 million pilgrims travel to this destination in the south of France; half a million Americans alone make the journey. Lourdes’ modern concrete basilica, St. Pius X, accommodates an unbelievable 25,000 people and the Church officially attributes 67 miraculous healings to the intervention of Our Lady of Lourdes.
In this age of the instantaneous, we …

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[14 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Solidarity with Southern Sudan | ]
Solidarity with Southern Sudan

Solidarity with Southern Sudan trains teachers, nurses and pastoral personnel in several locations throughout Southern Sudan. This initiative was inspired by the 2004 Rome Congress on Consecrated Life, Passion for Christ Passion for Humanity.
This project, Solidarity with Southern Sudan (SSS or Solidarity) is an act of communion between religious institutes of men and women, which are members of the Unions of Superiors General (USG and UISG), and the Church in Southern Sudan under the direction of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).
After …

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[17 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Adolfo Nicolás, SJ Visits Egyptian Jesuits

From the 2nd to the 5th of December Father General has visited Egypt. He met the novitiate, the formatores to religious life and the Coptic-Catholic Patriarch, the teachers, the students and the alumni of the Holy Family College. Finally he participated at a Regional day of the Egyptian Jesuits.
It might take a little longer to load than we’d like, but this slide-show of Fr. General’s recent trip to Egypt is a good reminder (or a nice introduction) to the truly global nature of the Society …