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 Loyola School of Theology: Celebrating 50 years

The Loyola School of Theology: Celebrating 50 years

On the occasion of its Golden Jubilee celebration, Loyola School of Theology and the Theology and Ministry Program, in cooperation with Jesuit Communications, has released a short audio-visual presentation entitled, “LST: Leading and Serving Through Theology”.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIBDlqKQTdg According to the annals of LST, “On 12 July 1965, the Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus in […]

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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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Preparing Jesuits for Mission

Preparing Jesuits for Mission

By Fr. Olivier Lardinois SJ, Assistant for Formation, Chinese Jesuit Province This article was originally published in Jesuits in Asia Pacific 2015, the annual report of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific.  It can also be found in their website. Jesuit Commitment At the very heart of the Jesuit vocation lies a personal commitment to follow […]

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The mission continues: The Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus

The mission continues: The Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus

The Jesuit Formation Jesuits in the Philippines are prepared for ministry through a long and rigorous process of formation.  The formation of Jesuits for priesthood takes 11-12 years, indeed a considerable period of time.  For quality service requires quality preparation.  The costs of formation over so many years are very high.  For many years, the […]

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Celebrating Life: May Celebrant

Celebrating Life: May Celebrant

We wish you the happiest of birthdays, Bro. Faustino Refuerzo!  Bro. Ref, is one of our elderly Jesuit priests and resides at the JM Lucas Infirmary.  He was born May 22, 1928.

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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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Ordination 2015

Ordination 2015

We welcome six (6) new Jesuits; Ambrosio F. Flores, SJ; Alvin D. Laput, SJ; Mark Peter L. Lopez, SJ; Arnel T. Ong, SJ; Henry C. Ponce, SJ and Irmo Francis A. Valeza, Jr., SJ They will be sent to the following Jesuit mission areas: Culio, Palawan, Cambodia, Bukidnon and the PGH Chaplaincy.

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Celebrating Life: Jesuit Celebrants

Celebrating Life: Jesuit Celebrants

Jesuit Celebrants Wishing Fr. Calixto Silverio, SJ (April; 20, 1940) and Fr. Catalino Arevalo, SJ (April 20, 1925) the happiest of birthdays!

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