Fr Frans Van der Lugt SJ was killed in Homs, Syria on April 7th 2014. He refused to leave his beloved Syrian people: " A shepherd does not leave his sheep". The Irish Jesuit Missions commemorates the first anniversary of his death with this video produced in partnership with SwanSong Films Ltd.


Going where the Need is Greatest

Fr John K. Guiney SJ gives an in depth look into the work of the Irish Jesuit Missions. He describes Jesuit works in education, sustainable livelihoods, social justice and in refugee services in Maban, South Sudan.

Hector Mukwato talks about his experience during his tertienship




SOS South Sudan

Almost two million people have been forcibly displaced as a result of the recent conflict in South Sudan. On World Refugee Day, the Irish Jesuit Mission Office and its Spanish partner Entreculturas with other Xavier Network members are launching a special appeal for the people of South Sudan




Introducing Bríd Dunne, Development Education Coordinator

Bríd Dunne is the newest member of the team at the Irish Jesuit Mission Office. Bríd is the Development Education Coordinator working with Jesuit secondary schools in Ireland to deliver a development education (DE) programme inspired by Ignatian spirituality that builds upon best practice in DE.

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