08 December 2016 : A newsletter of the Australian Jesuits

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Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach has died

Fr Thomas O'Hara SJFormer Superior General of the Society of Jesus Fr Peter-Hans Kolvenbach SJ died in Beirut, Lebanon, on Saturday 26 November 2016.

Vale Fr Peter Quin SJ

Fr Thomas O'Hara SJPlease pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Peter Bernard Quin SJ, who died at Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, Qld, at 12.30 pm on 22 November 2016, aged 86 years.


Ignatian Conversations: Fr Pedro Walpole SJ


Part two of a two-part interview with Fr Pedro Walpole SJ by journalist Martin Flanagan. Recorded at the Jesuit Social Services All Staff Day, 12 December 2009.


Fr Walpole is the founder of Environmental Sustainability for Social Change, a group using scientific data on the environment to advocate for changes aimed at making poor communities less susceptible to natural disaster.


In this interview, he looks at Australia's response to the bushfires, and argues for a change in the way communities relate to the environment.




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