It’s Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday and for the millions of Catholics from all over the country and the world, where devout Catholics more often than not… walk to at least seven churches within their town or city for this very solemn Catholic tradition. Lest you have already forgotten, Holy Thursday teaches us very important lessons, which have become doctrines of the Catholic Church.
Former General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Kolvenbach had said “One of the most important criteria given by our constitution is that that we should go wherever the most marginalized live, be with those whom nobody cares for and nobody is interested in”. These inspirational words guided Fr. Jolly to start Xavier Center for Migrant Workers.
“United in Diversity for a Mission of Mercy and Witness: ‘I am with you always, to the end of the age’ ” (Mt 28: 20)
The theme of our General Body Meeting immediately invites us to reflect on the mystery of the Trinity. The great mystery of the one God, united in three Persons – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, is the foundation of our Christian faith.
The JCSA Core Team held its third meeting on 13-14 January, 2018, at Indian Social Institute, New Delhi, to take stock of the prevailing socio-economic and political situation in South Asia and articulate a Jesuit response to it. The meeting began with rich tributes being paid to one of its members, Dr. Ambrose Pinto SJ, who passed away on 3rd January. While paying homage to Dr.
A Student Exchange Group of 24 students (15 Girls and 9 Boys) with 3 Teachers from Leavens School of Belgium (SJ) arrived at St. Xavier's School, Ranchi. This student exchange program with Belgium is an annual reciprocal feature of SXD. SXD too sends a similar group to Belgium each year, who stay with Belgian Foster Parents for about 2 weeks.
ROME - A pope is also the Bishop of Rome, and every once in a while, Romans expect to hear something special from their shepherd. On Sunday Pope Francis delivered, offering a New Year’s Eve homily expressing gratitude for his own Roman flock - although in terms, however, which will have resonance well beyond the Eternal City.
In Bethlehem, Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary. He was born, not by the will of man, but by the gift of the love of God our Father, who “so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” (Jn 3:16).
Fr. Raj Irudaya, ADF in collaboration with JESA, Bangalore ISI, Assistancy Development Office & Centre for Culture &Development,Vadodara is offering on behalf of the Assistancy, the following Summer courses and workshops for the development of the ministerial skills of our formees. The PCFs and RCFs have been kindly asked to provide their formees with these wonderful opportunities of learning and forming.