BELGIUM

Bart Beckers (ELC) has taken Final Vows in the chapel of the Romero Community in Antwerp (Belgium).

FRANCEPORTUGALHUNGARYLATVIA

In Rome twelve Jesuits were ordained deacons: Carlos Manuel Vieira de Miranda  and Samuel da Silva Afonso (Portugal), Árpád Jancsó (Hungary), Ivars Juhņevičs  (Latvia), François Xavier Chambounaud  (France), Luka Ilić, Ivan Junušić and Tomislav Vujeva (Croatia) and five fellow Jesuits from Vietnam, India, Congo and Kenya, by Cardinal José Tolentino de Mendonça.

GERMANY

Fr. Gunnar Bauer (GER) and Fr Christian Modemann (GER) have taken their Final Vows on 20 March in the Jesuit Church of St Michael in Munich. Fr Provincial Jan Roser SJ presided over the ceremony, which was also attended by numerous fellow Jesuits.

SPAIN

Thirteen Jesuits have been ordained deacon by Card. Carlo Osoro Sierra in the Parish Church of San Francisco Javier Y San Luis Gonzaga in Madrid. The streaming has been followed by more than 1100 people in Spain, Italy, Mexico, Philippines and Benin. Read more

GERMANY

Ingmar Vázquez García (ANT) has been ordained a Deacon by Auxiliary Bishop Dr. Thomas Löhr, diocese of Limburg, in the main lecture hall of our faculty building (due to social distancing, the community chapel would have been too small). Ingmar is a Cuban Jesuit who is completing his theology studies at Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Theology in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

RUSSIA

Fr. Sebastián Prieto Silva has taken his final vows in the church of San Ignacio, Santiago de Chile. Fr. Prieto is from Chile but more than twenty years ago has been missioned to Russia. At the present moment he teaches Scripture in the St. Thomas Institute in Moscow and in the seminary of the Russian dioceses in St. Petersburg.

ITALY

On October 24th This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (EUM) has been ordained deacon with 10 other young Jesuits in the Gesù Church of the Ateneo de Manila, Quezon City, Philippines by Mons. Honesto Flores Ongtioco, bishop of Cubao.

SWITZERLAND

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. SJ and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. SJ were ordained priests by Bishop Markus Büchel of St. Gallen in Zurich.

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PORTUGAL

In the New Cathedral of Coimbra, António Ferreira da Silva, sj, Bruno Monteiro, sj, Eduardo Amaral, sj and Francisco Montellano, sj gave their lives to God with a vow of poverty, chastity and obedience after two years of Novitiate.

ITALY

Giovanni, Filippo, Marco, Antonino Marco and Lorenzo, from the Euro-Mediterranean Province and Urban, the new scholastic from the Slovenian Province pronounced their first vows at the Gesù Church of Genoa. Read more

HUNGARY

Hungarian cardinal Péter Erdő ordained This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. SJ a priest on 12 September in the Sacred Heart Jesuit Church, Budapest.

GERMANY

Philipp Rode (GER) and Daniel Weber (ASR) have taken First Vows in Nürnberg. The Austrian Provincial Bernhard Bürgler SJ preached the sermon; and the German Provincial Provincial Jan Roser SJ presided over the ceremony, concelebrated by the novice master Fr. Thomas Hollweck SJ and the outgoing Socius in the Novitiate, Fr. Luc Ruedin SJ. His successor as Socius, Sebastian Ortner SJ, was present as deacon.