eNewsletter - Apr | May2013



KARL VELLA SJ ORDAINED DEACON

It is with great joy that we announce the ordination of Karl Vella SJ as deacon on Saturday 20th April, together with 11 other Jesuits from 7 different countries during the Mass at St-Ignace, Paris.

Karl shares some thoughts with us, as well as photos from the day.



PATRICK MAGRO SJ WRITES 
FROM COLOMBIA


Read about Jesuit life there, his work with the poor, the marathon he ran and the animals he has befriended...

[READ ON (Maltese text) & slideshow]
 
BEAUTIFUL TESTIMONIES TO SUCCESS
WITH 'iĊ-ĊAVETTA' LITERACY PROJECT




For the first time, we are publishing the stories of how learning to read and write has changed the life of two of our students.

Pauline Bartolo, coordinator of our fundraising efforts for the 'iċ-Ċavetta' literacy project, interviews 61 year old Carmen Buhagiar, 52 year old Mario Montebello, as well as Carmen Mamo, co-author and tutor

[Read the interviews]


 


APPEAL FOR 
NEW & SECOND-HAND BOOKS


Do you have any books you can spare? As part of our fund-raising effort to support our iċ-Ċavetta literacy project, we will soon be running a number of second-hand bookstalls. 

[READ MORE] 



PRIME MINISTER VISITS 
ST ALOYSIUS' COLLEGE

[View images, Rector's Speech etc]




SAC FEST 2013

The annual festivities at St Aloysius' College are just around the corner.
Preparations are well underway!
Join us between 24 - 26 May 2013 

[READ MORE] 



Peek into last year's festival



ECOLOGY AND JESUITS 
IN COMMUNICATION


You might be surprised how seriously the Jesuits take ecology...

Keep yourself updated with what 
the Jesuits are doing in this field, 
and subscribe to 
the ecojesuit enewsletter 

[Click here to go to the ecojesuit site] 


JESUIT SOCIAL DELEGATES PUT THEIR HEADS TOGETHER IN LISBON
to discuss issues as various as the social sector, migration, ecology and volunteering.

[Read More] 


SPIRITWALITA' INJAZJANA

L-attivitajiet organizzati miċ-Ċentru Spiritwalita' Injazjana f'Mejju:

Workshop dwar id-Dixxerniment Spiritwali
Irtir għall-familji bit-tfal
“Workshop” dwar id-Dixxerniment skont
il-Padri tad-Deżert.
Irtir/seminar dwar l-Etika Professjonali
Irtir fil-Kampanja
 [More information]


SILENT RETREAT 
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (10-12 MAY)


You might wish to revisit your faith in a personal journey of prayer. This one is open to young people between 17-30 years of age!  


WHICH LOGO DO YOU THINK BEST REPRESENTS THE JESUIT YOUTH NETWORK?

Please take a moment to vote through our online poll... 


WHY FOUR PEOPLE GOT INTO THIS AWKWARD SPACE...

Read about the treasure hunt 
that drew 77 people on April 28th, 
and why they did it.


THE SPIRITUALITY OF SOCIAL COMMITMENT

The separation between the things of God and the things of this world, is not only unnecessary but it does not respect God’s plan.

Another module about the Social Teaching of the Church

 


450 YEARS OF IGNATIAN LAY COMMUNITIES (CLC)

This Jubilee is an important occasion for the whole Ignatian family as we reflect on and celebrate our 450 years of collaboration with the Society of Jesus and the many fruits this collaboration has produced.

[Read More]


With Pope Francis at the Beginning of his Pontificate 

Read the letter Fr General sent to all Jesuits entitled 'With Pope Francis at the Beginning of his Pontificate'

The letter may be read in pdf format. 

 



TWO OPPORTUNITIES NOT TO BE MISSED!!

Camino de Santiago 30 July - 11 August

Ignatian Pilgrimage 4th - 16th August 

[Learn More About It] 

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