eNewsletter Oct | Nov 2013

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'We are all called back to our basic human duty to save lives. We cannot escape that moral imperative.' Read the full statement issued by the Conference of European Jesuit Provincials on 'Migration and Asylum Today', as well as the declaration and recommendations regarding the conflict in Syria.

The Philippine Jesuits are joining forces with massive relief efforts to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan. 
Your donation will be greatly appreciated.

News from our novices in Genoa

This year the Novitiate welcomed a diverse lot, with the largest intake in recent years.

Andrew Camilleri writes 

A Tribute to 
Fr Harry Formosa sj

Victor Jaccarini sj writes about our great friend and companion, a man with a heart of gold

The Jesuit Refugee Service marks 20 years of serving refugees and forcibly displaced people, thanks to the vision of one remarkable man, Pedro Arrupe SJ, and the dedication of so many who worked to make it happen and still do. 
Read more and view video

Archbishop visits 
St Aloysius' College

Brad Lee Fenech, a fifth form student at St Aloysius' College, is presented with a gift from His Excellency Archbishop Paul Cremona in recognition of his ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro together with a team of Maltese climbers, to raise funds for the building of a centre for people with special needs in Kenya.
Read all about the Archbishop's visit 

Modernizing the Church

'...the most urgent reform needed in the Church is the re-introduction of collegiality in its governance...'

Fr Alfred Micallef SJ

A Fundraising Event in Support of the Reconstruction of Jesuit Missions in Minia, Egypt

Following the tragic destruction of schools, churches and organisation buildings in Minia, Egypt, this event is being organised in a spirit of solidarity and hope.

Join us, 29th November.
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Faith in the face of Social Injustice 
Video clip in Maltese 
Some clear answers by Fr Mark Cachia sj, in a production by KDŻ, the Diocesan Commission for Youth

Discovering the Social Teaching of the Church

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice in collaboration with the Archdiocese Pastoral Formation Institute is offering a series of lectures and a seminar on the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church starting 19th November

Read More 

Malta d-Dar Tiegħi - Malta, My Home

A remarkable video documentary produced by JRS Malta as part of the ERF project:- Promoting the Integration of Refugee Children in Maltese Schools through awareness raising. With the support of Fondation Assistance Internationale (FAI). 

Upcoming Retreat:
Ira Progoff's Intensive Journal Method

Directed by Eddie Mercieca SJ

28 Nov - 1 Dec
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Irtir ta' tħejjija għall-Milied

Meditazzjoni fuq l-ikona tal-Misteru tal-Inkarnazzjoni

6 - 8 Diċembru
Iktar informazzjoni 

A Day of Reflection for doctors and persons working in the medical field

7 December
9.30am till 4.00pm

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Memorial statue dedicated to the memory of SAC Scout Leader unvelied

The College Scouts have unveiled a memorial statue of Mr John Mizzi (Cubby) at the entrance of their premises in the College grounds.

Mr Mizzi dedicated a lifetime of service to the Scouts, and will always be remembered for his inimitable style as he has inspired others to continue his legacy of scouting. 

We have a special announcement to make!

As from 2014, the Jesuits in Malta will be once again publishing the printed magazine Lil Ħbiebna, which will be filled with news and views from our Province and beyond.

The magazine will be sent to all subscribers FREE of charge.

If you would like to subscribe to the magazine, kindly click here to send us your details. 

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