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Celebrate St. Mother Teresa Day

Dear friends

When Mother Teresa is canonized on September 4, she will be most remembered for her selfless charity. Mother Teresa worked with the poorest of the poor in Calcutta (Kolkata), India, serving the most neglected, abandoned, unwanted, lepers and others who would otherwise suffer without care. Her services were given freely, and her example was followed by the sisters in the order she founded, the Missionaries of Charity. 

 

WORLD UNION OF JESUIT ALUMNI CONGRESS IS IN CLEAVELAND, USA

While we gather as Jesuit alumni and friends, we will find God within and among each other.
And together, we will discern how to promote peace and justice in a global and sustainable world.

The World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA), founded in 1956, holds an international Congress every four years to gather Jesuit friends and alums—from as many as 50 countries representing a global network of Jesuit ministries—to build international networks and affirm Jesuit centric values for a greater good.

How do we celebrate Loyola Day 2016 in our schools?

The Feast Day of St Ignatius Loyola is 31st July. 
Jesuit schools in South Asia must celebrate the feast on a suitable day before or after the Feast day in all our schools.

Kindly display the following in an appropriate manner in our schools for all to see.

 

NEW EDUCATION POLICY DRAFT: 10 areas for change

The T.S.R. Subramanian committee, entrusted with preparing a new education policy for India submitted the report to the government in May suggesting measures that the country must take to improve the sector that caters to over 300 million students in the country.
The report 
finds glaring holes in the existing system from primary to tertiary level. Here are top 10 recommendations of the report:

PROFILE OF THE OUTGOING JESUIT SCHOOL STUDENT

    The end outcomes a student is helped to reach

  • Believes that we are all divinely rooted in God and that each  has received a calling to make a contribution and to make a difference to life.

Towards a new document on Jesuit Education...

The annual meeting of the ICAJE held in the General Curia from 24th May to 28th May 2016. Hose Mesa SJ, the Secretary of Secondary Education of the Society, has well organised each days programme and the topics for discussions and discenment. This year's meeting mainly concentrated on the New Education Document, that is going to be out soon, after the final draft send to the experts in the region for their suggestions. 
The draft of the New Document will look at today's Context of the world, especially the following areas;
Changes in the Socio-political Reality

Purpose of life...

We are not born for ourselves alone....We as human beings are born for the sake of other human beings, that we might be able mutually to help one another.

Ten Elements of Ignatian Spirituality

Ignatian spirituality is one of the most influential and pervasive spiritual outlooks of our age. There’s a story behind it. And it has many attributes. Here are a few major ones.

1. It begins with a wounded soldier daydreaming on his sickbed.

A prayer for us

Holy, life-giving Spirit, 
infuse in us your ability to remain present to your people. 
Help us to be there, 

Goals of every Jesuit

The foundation of what every Jesuit aspires is the "Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola." The following 10 features, may serve as a summary of qualities or goals that every Jesuit pursues.

Happy Easter 2016

Happy Easter to all my friends