eNewsletter January 2013

Secularism & Christianity
'Neither the Gospel nor Christianity is the enemy of the secular...'

Fr Alfred Micallef SJ writes


A Church That is Alive

Scholastic Michael Debono SJ talks of his experience in Rome with 'Pietre Vive', bringing life to faith through sacred art. [Read More]

NOTE: a weekend experience of 'Pietre Vive' will take place in Malta under the direction of Fr Hernandez SJ between the 5th and 7th April 2013 as part of the Maltese Jesuit Province's events for the Year of Faith. [Read More]

Dory the Fish

Mark Cachia SJ shares his musings on Collective Short-Term Memory

[Read the feature] 

The Lord called Fr Alfred Pitrè SJ to his eternal reward in the early hours of January  23, 2013

Fr Anton Azzopardi SJ 
writes a tribute

This month we bring you a downloadable booklet carrying beautiful reflections and quotes on faith, as well as our programme of events for the Year of Faith.

Reconnect, Remember, 

Past volunteers with inYgo, 
the Jesuit Youth Network, 
reconnect in a lively evening of celebration and reflection

[Read More]

Bioethics and Society

A Brave New World? New publication produced by the University Chaplaincy Council 

Summer Voluntary Work Experiences Overseas

The University Chaplaincy, in collaboration with Jesuit Youth Network, are pleased to offer a number of summer experience abroad. 

Applications now open

[Read More] 

Successful end to Radio series
with Commentary on the Catholic Social Teaching of the Church.
Publication in the pipeline.

[Read More] 

He is the Best

A story about faith today
Victor Degabriele, SJ 

A Motley Crowd

Pierre Grech Marguerat SJ fills us in with his work and crew in Genoa, as he settles into his new role as assistant to the Novice-master 

Mount St Joseph retreat house under ice!
For the benefit of our friends abroad, here are some pictures taken during a hailstorm that hit some parts of Malta earlier this month... very unusual, and making our grounds look really quite beautiful!

Why Young Adults Need 
Ignatian Spirituality

How can a spirituality that was developed in the sixteenth century help young people today to ‘develop a vocabulary of faith’? 

Tim Muldoon describes the distinctive appeal of the spiritual teachings of St Ignatius Loyola, and suggests that Ignatian spirituality is uniquely placed to meet the needs and questions of today’s young adults.

From Thinking Faith, The online journal of the British Jesuits 
The Best Five Pieces of Jesuit Wisdom I've Ever Heard

Fr James Martin SJ, shares in a humourous way the wisdom that he learned from his elders and peers

From The Jesuit Post 

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