Newsletter 4 - 27th January 2012

Jesuits in Malta Condemn Violent Act

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice condemns the alleged violent attack on two lesbian girls in Hamrun on January 13. As Christians, we believe that all persons are created in the image and likeness of God. 

Inspired by the clear message of the Gospel and by the shared values of fundamental human rights, we believe that all persons should be respected, regardless of race, creed, sexual orientation, gender or age. [Read More]

eNewsletter 4 - 27th Jan 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:

Jesuits condemn violent act

Busy times coming up at the University Chaplaincy

Feature: National Interest - by Mark Cachia SJ

Formation programme for volunteers with InYgo

SAC Cultural Soiree

St Aloysius Sixth Form Chaplaincy now on Facebook!

An invitation to a silent retreat

Video on Holocaust Remembrance Day

From Deprivation to Liberty

What kind of society would we like to live in?

Catholic Social Teaching Course

Retreats in February

A choice of 8 retreats in March and during Lent 

Province Congregation 2012

Maltese Jesuits Overseas: Tony Calleja SJ (Burundi)

Fr Alfred Pitre turns 95!
 



Busy Times Coming Up
at the 
University Chaplaincy


The list of 
upcoming activities 
is long and varied
and you are most welcome
to participate where applicable! 

[Read More]



'National Interest':

The reasons
and pitfalls
of a success story


By Mark Cachia SJ

[Read On]


Springboard
Formation Programme
for Volunteers


inYgo
(Ignatian Youth Network)
is granted training fund
for its volunteers by the
Malta Council for
the Voluntary Sector

[Read More]


St Aloysius College
Cultural Soiree
Coming Up in February


Once again, a promise of a night of excellent entertainment while supporting the conservation project of the College Theatre

Click here for more info and to view photos by Gege Gatt.



St Aloysius Sixth Form Chaplaincy
is now on Facebook!

The Chaplaincy is there to welcome and accompany students throughout their time in the Sixth Form at St Aloysius College.

Have a look, 'Like' the page,
and look out for posts,
pics & updates!



Silent Retreat organised by inYgo 
(Ignatian Youth Network)

Whether you're new to prayer or have been to many silent retreats before, consider yourself invited to an intense experience of God's love for you.

9th - 11th March
Mount St Joseph, Mosta
Click here for more information 


Today, 27th January, is
Holocaust Remembrance Day

In this video, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon dedicates his 27 January 2012 Holocaust Remembrance Day message to children.

The best tribute to the memory of these 1.5 million children is an ongoing effort to teach the universal lessons of the Holocaust, so that no such horror is visited upon future generations. 


From Deprivation to Liberty

Jesuit Refugee Service Europe warns against
'using a sledgehammer
to crack a nut'
in a report launched in
the European Parliament.

[Read more]
and download report here
 



What kind of Society would we like to live in?

As Malta continues to build its own history, could we engage in discussion to develop our national agenda?

Throughout this year, the Converse at Palazzo de Piro project intends to engage a wide cross-section of Maltese society around this vital question. [Read more] 



Catholic Social Teaching Course

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice together with the Pastoral Formation Institute is offering the second module of the Catholic Social Teaching Course. [Read More]


The Jesuit Centre for Ignatian Spirituality brings you two opportunities for retreats in February:

A weekend retreat for families with children

A retreat offering reflection on the sacrament of reconciliation


Finding time for reflection in March and during Lent

A choice of 8 retreats for individuals, couples, professionals and priests!


The 2012 Province Congregation took place earlier this month
in 'a spirit of realistic hope' [Read more]
MALTESE JESUITS OVERSEAS



Fr Tony Calleja SJ, presently JRS Great Lakes Regional Director, was in Malta for a few days this month.

Today we bring you a video interview with Fr Calleja on the work of JRS in the region, as well as news from Burundi, where Fr Calleja has worked for some time now.



On the 5th of January, the community of Jesuits at Loyola House celebrated the 95th Birthday of Fr Alfred Pitre SJ!

Fr Pitre has offered 79 years of service to the people of Malta and Gozo, as a Jesuit!

Read an interview with Fr Pitre conducted recently
by Anton Azzopardi SJ

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