eNewsletter March 2015



Holy Week in Prayer - A guided retreat

 The retreat will include liturgical celebrations, Passover Meal, Via Sagra with “fjakkoli”, Night vigil, early Easter morning praise on the roof of Mt St Joseph (weather permitting) and an Easter celebration with figolli and sparkling wine. Attendance is open to all.

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Lil Ħbiebna magazine
This issue: A focus on the University Chaplaincy
plus lots more from Jesuits in Malta and around the world.

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Three meetings on 'Religion and Violence'

The University Chaplaincy is organising a series of three meetings on this very topical and controversial question, coordinated by Ms Lourdes Pullicino,
and Fr Paul Pace SJ from the Faculty of Theology.

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Lenten reflections in Maltese
Fr Paul Chetcuti sj will be leading us through a week of lenten reflections, 23rd - 27th March, University Chapel. Mass will be at 12.00pm followed by the lenten talks at 12.30pm.





Fr George German SJ
passes away

After a long and extraordinary life dedicated to the service of God, our dear companion has left this world to join the Lord.

We bring you a recent interview
with Fr German conducted by
Fr Anton Azzopardi SJ,
where Fr German shares a little about the way he discovered
his Jesuit vocation
so many years ago...

Read on... 


Of Jesuits Worldwide

Father George Williams, SJ - Minister of Mercy: Offering hope to men currently condemned to death row at the San Quentin State Prison.
Read on... 


'The In-Between Time'


...Till Part Two of the Synod on the Family - A time for listening to one another and to the Holy Spirit

Fr Alfred Micallef SJ writes... 


'Cost of Amnesty Too High'

By allowing illegalities to become legal, the message which is coming across is that certain laws can be broken with relative impunity. 

Fr Mark Cachia SJ writes... 


And they made it! Our Marathon team completed their challenge for the
Dar Manwel Magri youth project...

Read about the huge new Jesuit youth project,
and see how you too can support the cause.

View pics from the Marathon,
and access secure online donation facility


Hundreds of figolli have been baked by our volunteers to raise funds for the poor among whom a large number of students will be offering their service this coming summer.
Available from the University Chaplaincy - deliveries can be made too! 



Dinner with a difference, in aid of the Jesuit Refugee Service

Only two more dates left!

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JRS - School Outreach Programme

In 2015 JRS Malta will once again be embarking on a school outeach project, titled Integration in Action, which been made possible through the support of the President’s Award for Creativity that was awarded to JRS Malta on 16th October 2014.

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B.E.S.T.
Building Empowerment
Skills Together


Ss part of our outreach work in detention, a group of JRS team members started a new programme in detention called B.E.S.T. - Building Empowerment Skills Together. The aim of this programme is to help those who are still in detention to cope better with the challenges they face in detention and with those they will face once they are released by providing them with empowerment skills.

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St. Aloysius College Sixth Form Soiree 2015 - A hit once again!

Determination, creativity and teamwork pull off yet another impressive four hour show full of talent.
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A Visit to Jesuit Rome


Jesuit Provincial Office staff and spouses pay a visit to the old capital, accompanied by Fr Patrick Magro SJ

Alison Vella writes... 


Pietre Vive International Camp

An opportunity for both locals and foreigners to experience the community of Pietre Vive - in prayer, formation and service.

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