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The making of a “Chinoy” Parish Priest  by Fr. JR Orbeta, SJ

The making of a “Chinoy” Parish Priest by Fr. JR Orbeta, SJ

“Fr. JR Orbeta, you are missioned as…..Acting Parish Priest of Santa Maria Parish, Iloilo City”. These were the words of Fr. Provincial Tony Moreno SJ towards the end of the Ordination Liturgy as he sent me to my first ever assignment as a Jesuit priest.  I was sincerely very happy at that moment to be […]

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Construction of the Fr. Manuel  Valles SJ Parish and Rectory in Culion, Palawan

Construction of the Fr. Manuel Valles SJ Parish and Rectory in Culion, Palawan

BACKGROUND  On March 16, 1906, Fr. Manuel Valles, S.J. arrived as the first chaplain assigned to Culion. He immediately gave workmen  instructions to help with the daunting tasks of the leper colony.  In the next years, the Jesuit Mission extended to the islets around the mainland, to lepers and non-lepers alike.  With assistance from generous […]

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Making Sense of Peace Amid Complexities in Western Mindanao:   The Ateneo Peace and Culture Institute Experience

Making Sense of Peace Amid Complexities in Western Mindanao: The Ateneo Peace and Culture Institute Experience

(Written by Ms. Cecile B. Simbajon and Fr. Antonio F. Moreno SJ, This article initially appeared in The Windhover, 2010) The Promotion of Peace We have heard it said time and again that peace is elusive.  Indeed it is not only elusive but can be perceived as divisive by others who have different notions of […]

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Working at the Frontiers: Educating Indigenous Children within the Context of their Culture

Working at the Frontiers: Educating Indigenous Children within the Context of their Culture

This article appeared in Windhover, February, 2014. Written by: Jenny Lyn Lee A Jesuit-run indigenous school in Bukidnon                  The Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) is a Jesuit-run, DepED-recognized elementary school for indigenous children nestled in the mountains of the Pantaron Range,  in the Bukidnon-Agusan border.  APC is located in a small indigenous village […]

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Philippine Jesuit Prison Service, Inc.

Philippine Jesuit Prison Service, Inc.

Wherever they are assigned, Jesuit priests cannot do the work alone.  In most places where they serve, the people have very little money to put in the collection box.  We appeal to our friends to join the Philippine province of the Society of Jesus in their mission with prayers and through generous contributions to their apostolic […]

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The Jesuit mission in Bukidnon: Caring for Lumads

The Jesuit mission in Bukidnon: Caring for Lumads

Caring for Lumads: The Fr. Leoni Mission Foundation Inc. (FLMFI) The Fr. Leoni Mission Foundation, Inc., is a non-stock, non-profit organization established in 1998 by Fr. Mateo Sanchez of the Society of Jesus in honor of the late Italian Jesuit, Fr. Ferrucio Leoni, SJ. The Foundation was established in response to the growing concerns of […]

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The Jesuit mission in Culion, Palawan: Helping the Tagbanuas

The Jesuit mission in Culion, Palawan: Helping the Tagbanuas

Introduction The Literacy Program  in Culion, Palawan aims to develop the reading and writing skills of both the adults and children in selected Tagbanua  communities.   The program also aims to preserve the Tagbanua’s local culture and develop stronger and more confident communities.  Jesuit presence in Culion In 1904, Gov. Wright of  the American Commonwealth, […]

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The Miarayon Mission: St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish

The Miarayon Mission: St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish

The Miarayon Mission, also known as St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish/School, was established by Jesuit missionaries thirty (30) years ago.  It subsists largely due to the generosity of the foreign and local benefactors, mostly friends and relatives of missionaries assigned in Miarayon, who see the wisdom in educating the youth of the mission […]

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Blessed, broken and given away (Mathew 26:26)

Blessed, broken and given away (Mathew 26:26)

Jesuit Mission The Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus is engaged in ministries located near rural parishes and parish schools. These works, which fall under the Apostolic Arca, or simply Apostolic works, require subsidy since target beneficiaries are poor and belong to marginalized communities. Jesuit priests are sent to minister to these communities. Jesuit […]

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