Irish Teachers Travel to Uganda

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The Irish Jesuit Missions continues to support and fund the teacher formation project between Ocer Campion and Jesuit schools in Ireland.Teachers from Jesuit schools in Ireland and teachers in the Jesuit school in Uganda will share on principles and practices of Ignatian pedagogy. This is the fourth trip organized in co-ordination with the Education and Justice sectors through the Irish Jesuit Missions.

 

Thanksgiving Mass in Dromantine Retreat Centre

Mass Dromantine

On Mission Sunday, 22 October, a group of us met in Dromantine and celebrated a wonderful intimate Mass to remember our Missionaries and their families and friends from the north of Ireland. As usual, Dromantine looked magnificent, the trees surrounding the lake glorious in their autumn shades and roses still growing which added superb colour.

Hospitality and Hope in Spain

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John Guiney SJ, Director of Irish Jesuit Missions travelled through Spain last month, attending the European Social Delegates Meeting in Bilbao, a meeting of the Xavier Network in Madrid and several other ecology projects and Jesuit social works in the interim.

A Pause, to Reflect and Revive

Fr Ashley Evans SJ
Fr. Ashley Evans SJ at the Xavier Jesuit School Cambodia

The sounds indicate change. The squawking of the sea-gulls above has replaced the croaking of the toads below. On the 10th of September, I arrived home in Ireland for a nine-month sabbatical after four years of intense work as the first Director of the new Xavier Jesuit School Project in Sisophon in Cambodia.

‘Kenya Election Annulment Was Right Choice’

Dr Elias Mokua SJ
Dr Elias Mokua SJ, Executive Director of Jesuit Hakimani Centre in Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Elias Mokua, Director of the Jesuit Hakimani Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, shares his insights about the country’s recent Presidential election, which was annulled by the Supreme Court among allegations of "irregularities and illegalities". He remains hopeful that despite tensions in the country, peace will prevail.

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