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Fr. Matthew Charlesworth, S.J.

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Offering my heart Daily offering Published on 20 Nov 2018 A lake with some trees and two people sitting by the lake

Dear Lord, as I meet people today may I feel  some of the compassion that you have for them, especially when I am tired.

Tim Byron SJ

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Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ // Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar

The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar condemn the brutal murder of Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ.  Odhiambo was a Jesuit priest working in Cueibet, South Sudan. The Jesuits in Africa “call for justice, reconciliation, peace and a complete disarmament in South Sudan” in a press statement issued this morning, 19 November 2018. Read the statement in full, which follows below. We will keep you updated on this story as we mourn the tragic death of Victor-Luke Odhiambo and remember […]

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Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed to lead the Oblate School of Theology in the USA. He will be the first African to hold the top post at the US institution. Matthew Charlesworth SJ spoke to him ahead of his move to the USA to take up this important work. Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed President of the Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas, USA. David, at present the Vicar General of the Archdiocese […]

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