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Becoming a Jesuit takes a long time, from entering the order to final vows can take nearly 12-15 years. The focus of Jesuit formation is to prepare priests and brothers who are well-educated, trained in the Spiritual Exercises and have the skills to minister in a diverse and ever-changing environment.
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No matter how you are connected to the Society of Jesus, you can become part of the Jesuit mission; you can join men and women of faith and generosity who want to make a difference in the world by putting their beliefs into action.
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Due to the more than 300 different ministries that Jesuits and our partners lead in Africa and Madagascar, there has been a need to foster greater coordination and develop a “ministry of fundraising” to support these same ministries.
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Consistent culture of protection
Agreed JCAM has increased awareness and has shown commitment to creating a culturally sensitive and contextually relevant safeguarding environment to ensure a generation free from abuse; promoting, within the formation houses, ministries and governance a consistent culture of protection.
Partners in mission
Donors from across the globe have become partners in mission. Today, more than Jesuits worldwide boast of 16,000 Jesuits and brothers, with 1600 Jesuits in Africa and Madagascar, in collaboration with donors and lay partners, continue to advance the mission of reconciliation, and promote a faith that does justice.
Showing the way to God
Throughout the world, Jesuits are known for their colleges, universities and high schools. Their distinctive spirituality attracts even more people who are searching for greater meaning and faith. St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, developed a way of praying that helps people “find God in all things.” The signature spirituality of Jesuits.
Reported that they have benefited from Jesuit ministry. With over 300 different ministries that Jesuits and partners lead in Africa, we are tasked with the support of the five formation centers, facilitating development of a common vision, collaboration among the 9 provinces of JCAM and the leaders of these many ministries.
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For Immediate ReleaseNairobi, 28 October 2020Press officer: firstname.lastname@example.org; +254 203 884 528 Jesuit Conference of Africa
Mélanie, 49 years old, used to sell fruits in the market in Bambari, her hometown.
by Beatrice Mumbi, JCAM Safeguarding and Child Protection Coordinator It is time to invest in child