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Hundred Quotes of Gandhiji . Gandhijayanti Special (October 2nd)

As leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence, Mahatma Gandhi´s influence on world peace is immeasurable. Below are 100 select quotes by this remarkable man. Inspirational.

"A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave."

New education policy: Catholic Church asks govt to focus on values, inclusiveness

Further, the Church said that the new policy should nurture diversity, inclusiveness and secularism as well as divergent and critical thinking among the students.

Written by Liz Mathew |


Dear friends and colleagues, This year we're celebrating the Feast of St. Francis Xavier on the 3rd of December in a special way! As you know, Francis Xavier was the first Jesuit missionary whom Ignatius of Loyola sent to Asia. His zeal for his mission was extraordinary, leading him to bring the Gospel to the people of India, Malacca, the Moluccas, and Japan.

National Consultation convened by the CBCI Office for Education and Culture

National Consultation convened by the CBCI Office for Education and Culture and held on the 9th September 2016 at Navinta House, New Delhi regarding the Draft National Education Policy 2016

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. 



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:


    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,