Living faithfully for God
A moving piece from Fr Geoffrey King SJ, who is living with motor neurone disease.
Seven days of Papal Creation: From Conclave to Installation
Australian Jesuit Fr Richard Leonard reports back from a big week in Rome.
Fun and learning as Jarjum opens
A dream two years in the making was realised on Monday 11 February when Redfern Jarjum College, the first Jesuit school to be established in Australia in over 60 years, opened its doors to 24 Indigenous primary-aged children.
Australian support gives East Timorese children hope
The first class has begun its lessons at the Colégio Santo Inácio de Loiola, Kasait, in East Timor, following the new Jesuit school’s grand opening on 15 January. Australian Jesuit schools and parishes are major supporters of the Instituto de Educação Jesuíta project.
Justice for refugees and asylum seekers
Australians are sharply divided about asylum seekers and refugees. The majority sees them as a problem and associates them with illegal arrival, the evils of people smuggling, and as a burden on Australia. The minority sees them as people who have fled persecution, risked all in seeking a new life. As Catholics we should try to think more broadly and go beyond Australia to look at this issue.
OLMC's Christmas gift to JRS
Arrupe Place, Jesuit Refugee Service’s new venture in Parramatta in Greater Western Sydney, has received a post-Christmas boost thanks to the efforts of Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta.
Pope meets Jesuits in the Philippines
Some 40 Jesuits met with Pope Francis at the Nunciature in Manila during his Philippines visit. Former Australian Provincial Fr Mark Raper SJ says he was privileged to be among them.
Shakespeare rarity’s Jesuit connection
Building community and communal acts
In recent times we’ve seen horrendous acts of violence that have sought to tear asunder the bonds of community, says Fr Jeremy Clarke SJ. We’ve also seen in response to these deeds, almost spontaneous episodes of communal expression that show that such bonds are tighter than many would think.