Dreaming the Future for the Chinese Province

Fr John Lee SJ, Provincial of the Chinese Province
Fr John Lee SJ, Provincial of the Chinese Province

Matteo Ricci was the great missionary to the East. He arrived in China in 1583 and proved to be a wonderful missionary linking the East to the West. The Jesuit presence in China has not always been easy. A reason for rejoicing today is that Jesuits continue to be a wonderful and effective presence amongst the people and young Chinese Jesuits grow in number.

Planting a Field of Dreams for the Youth of Malawi

Loyola Secondary School Kasungu Malawi

“One of the best ways to serve the present is to give hope for the future. Loyola Jesuit Secondary School will effectively serve the needs of the present youth who are the future hope of Malawi.”

Caring for the Earth

caring for the earth
MAJIS Jesuit Farm in Akol Jal, South Sudan, provides the local population with training in sustainable agriculture and agroforestry

So much of environmental justice work is oriented towards the future; moving from the present state of environmental decline, seeking to build a better world for present and future generations. I take hope from an article written by the late John Surrette SJ called “The dream of an older Jesuit”.

Civilians Are #NotATarget – World Humanitarian Day 2017

young refugee
A young boy's drawing shows his view on life before and after displacement/JRS International

World Humanitarian Day honours aid workers who risk their lives in service, and draws attention to the suffering of millions of people who are caught in violent conflicts around the world.

social facebook box blue 48social twitter box blue 48googleplusyoutube-48x48