eNewsletter - September 2012

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The new Programme of Activities organised by the Jesuit Centre of Ignatian Spirituality, starting from the end of September 2012 and running till the summer of 2013, may be accessed here.



Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Malta is organising a fundraising dinner to mark World Peace Day on Friday 21st September starting at 7.30pm.  

The event will take place in the beautiful and tranquil garden outside the St Aloysius College Church, and will be offering guests the opportunity to sample foods from an authentic ethnic food buffet accompanied by live music

Click here for more information


The Power of a 'Good Morning!'

Working with earthquake victims in Emilia, Italy

Read Maria Giulia Pace's story



Youth Volunteers offer aid in five countries over Summer


100 Maltese students joined Jesuit volunteering projects in Naples, Catania, Palermo, Bari and Ethiopia. Read more 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LOCAL INITIATIVES!!

Would you like to give a helping hand in the fields of either literacy training for children or adults, or working with children in summer or winter?
Can you spare some time each week to contribute in your own special way?

The Jesuit-run Paulo Freire Institute in Zejtun is recruiting volunteers... and you can make all the difference!!

Click here for more information. 

Our scholastics met up once again for their annual meeting in Malta in late August. (They are pictured here together with Provincial Paul Pace SJ, during a meeting they had where Rene Micallef SJ also joined in via Skype)

Read a short account and view images here.
JESUIT YOUTH NETWORK REPORTS



CLC Bible Camp - making the scripture come alive. 
Here's how they did it.

Lots was happening this summer, and here's a summary





Fr Jimmy Bartolo SJ reports on the first International Colloquium of Jesuit Secondary Education – Boston, Summer 2012
'We all felt the need to put identity and mission at the heart of all we do and to strive to globalize solidarity, cooperation and reconciliation.” 
Read on...



RUN & WALK FOR OTHERS: 
Jesuits & Friends

Pull on your running shoes and start training! Join us as we walk or run on February 24th 2013. Exercise, keep healthy
and raise funds for Jesuit Missions in Malta and abroad

Read More
 

Jesuit Refugee Service:
Farewells and new beginnings


After two years of service wit the Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta, we bid farewell to Fr Beatus Mauki SJ from Tanzania and Jaroslaw Mikuzcewski SJ from Poland who have left to pursue their studies.


Scholastic Krystian Molka from Poland and Fr Max Senker SJ from the Democratic Republic of Congo, have arrived to carry on where their companions left off... Read more.

Jaroslaw Mikuzcewski SJ writes about his experience with JRS Malta
Why link Faith to Politics?



Dorian Scibberras shares his reflections on a seminar organised in Venice by European Jesuits and aimed at young people who are engaged or are likely to be engaged in public life.

With the participation of Italian politician and statesman 
Romano Prodi.

Read on


Immigration: From Emergency to Integration

Fr Edgar Busuttil SJ, director of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice participated in this panel discussion during the Annual International Peace Conference organised by the Community of Sant’Egidio in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Access full intervention and video footage


Syria: JRS expands emergency support in Aleppo

Despite the difficulty to access the city, JRS teams – in conjunction with volunteer networks of solidarity – have continued to provide emergency support to the many thousands of displaced families.

To date, JRS is responsible for 11 schools which shelters 6,500 people from Aleppo, an increase of 4,500 in little over two weeks.

Read update on the situation in Syria
Dar Manwel Magri Chapel Refurbishment Appeal

 

 We would like to offer an oasis of peace and prayer to all who come our way. Find out more about our project and how you too can help!

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