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.
We are more than the worst things we’ve done
'Each of us is more than the worst thing we've ever done.' The Honourable Justice Lex Lasry mentioned this quote from the author of Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson, during the annual Jesuit Social Services dinner, in the context of capital punishment. But we could imagine it speaking to any number of human contexts. It certainly fits the events we recall at Easter.
Jesuit Social Services dinner celebrates salty social justice
Jesuit Social Services welcomed 400 people to the MCG's Members Dining Room on Saturday 14 March for its annual fundraising dinner. Guests enjoyed a night of fine food, speeches, entertainment and an engaging Frank Costigan Address by the Honourable Justice Lex Lasry. [PHOTO GALLERY]
Australian Jesuits celebrate 150-year-old Irish roots
This year we celebrate the sesquicentenary of the arrival of the Irish Jesuits in Australia, writes Fr Peter Hosking SJ. We are tremendously grateful to those early Irish Jesuits and owe them a great debt for their fortitude in establishing firm foundations for the Jesuits, especially in Sydney and Melbourne.
Broadening access to Ignatian Spirituality training
The Jesuit Curia in Rome last week hosted a meeting of experts in the teaching of Ignatian Spirituality, who gathered to discuss ways in which the resources held by various scholars and institutions around the world could be made more readily available. Fr Michael Smith SJ, Dean of Australia's Sentir Graduate College of Spiritual Formation, attended the meeting.
Port Pirie ordains first new priest in 17 years