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.
Fr Richard Leonard SJ's jaunty apologetics
By the Catholic Senior Officers of days past Fr Leonard would have been deemed too clever by half, one of those blighters who always wears his cap at an angle, salutes with a cigar in his mouth, and is as likely to send a bullet through the dear Colonel's hat as through the enemy's heart. His book is one for the fluid Catholic world of the early 21st century, not for the stable world of early last century, writes Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ.
Fr Richard Leonard SJ launches new book in Melbourne
Standing with the First Peoples on sacred ground
'We all stand on sacred ground: Learn, respect and celebrate.' This could have been a quote from Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si, but is in fact the theme for this year's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, which will take place this Sunday 5 July. We stand on sacred ground, but we lose something of its sacred mystery if we lose touch with the land, its First Peoples and our past.
Fr Frank Brennan SJ pays tribute to Vicki Clark
'Thank you, Vicki, for your passionate ministry, your sense of fun in life, and your eternal hope that the Kingdom will come even for those most dispossessed and marginalised in our world. Have a great retirement. I am sure we have not heard the last of you.' Fr Frank Brennan SJ pays tribute to Vicki Clark on the occasion of her retirement from the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry in Melbourne after 25 years of service.
Jesuit scholar to deliver free public lectures at Notre Dame, Fremantle