PORTUGAL

On 14th July João Manuel Silva, sj was ordained, in the Crypt of the Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora do Sameiro, in Braga, together with three new priests from the Archdiocese of Braga. Read more

CROATIA

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SPAIN

Priestly ordination of Roberto Quirós SJ and Carlos Gómez-Vírseda SJ in the Jesuit parish of San Francisco Javier and San Luis Gonzaga,  presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Madrid, D. Carlos Osoro Sierra. Read more

RUSSIA

Stephan Lipke, Tadeusz Drozdowicz and Piotr Kropisz, Jesuits of the Independent Russian Region took Final Vows, in the hands of Fr General, Arturo Sosa, in Warsaw-Falenica on the last day of his visit to the provinces of Lithuania and Poland.

FRANCE

Hervé Nicq was ordained a priest in the Society of Jesus by Most Reverend Georges Pontier, Archbishop of Marseille, at Saint-Ferréol Church in Marseille.

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GERMANY

Fr. Claus Pfuff SJ, JRS-country director in Germany, professed last vows at a solemn Mass on Wednesday during the ECE-meeting at Schwäbisch Gmünd. The fraternal meeting allowed Easter to be celebrated as a feast of resurrection and new creation. The strength and motivation that grew out of the common mission of the Order were palpable.

FRANCE

Twelve deacons were ordained in the St. Ignace church of Paris on April 6 by bishop Thibault VERNY, Auxiliary Bishop of Paris. All are scholastics (Jesuit students), and are currently studying at the Centre Sèvres. 

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SPAIN

Giuseppe, James, Angel, Michael, Nelson, Anuj, Benjamin, Pedro, Lluís and João were ordained deacons by Cardinal Carlos Osoro on February 9 in Madrid, where they study theology. They came from six countries: Spain, Rwanda, India, Italy, Portugal and Malta. Read more

EGYPT

On the 4th January 2019, the last of a series of priestly ordinations of five young members of our Provincie took place in Assyut, Upper Egypt. Amir Adel was ordained by the Coptic Catholic Bishop of Assyut during a concelebrated Mass in which many Jesuits participated. The ordination was followed by a reception.

UNITED KINGDOM

Students and staff of Stonyhurst College witnessed a very special celebration on Thursday 24th January. Rt Rev John Arnold, Bishop of Salford, ordained Maximiliano Koch SJ to the diaconate at St Peter’s Stonyhurst. Read more.

UNITED KINGDOM

On the Feast of St. Peter Canisius SJ, Friday 21st December, Luke Taylor SJ made his first vows in the Society of Jesus at Manresa House in Birmingham. 

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LITHUANIA

Artūras Sederevičius pronounced his solemn profession on December 15 in Kaunas, in the presence of provincial Fr. Vidmantas Šimkūnas and of the archbishop emeritus of Kaunas, Sigitas Tamkevičius SJ, and his relatives and friends.