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Wuja Congress 2017 at Cleaveland, Ohio, USA from 27 June – 2 July2017

The World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) will hold its quadrennial international Congress at John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, from June 27–July 2. It will be the first-ever WUJA conference in North America. Past congresses have been in Rome, Versailles, Sydney, Kolkata, Bujumbura and Medellin. WUJA is an international organization founded in 1956 to support the mission and ideals

Wuja Congress 2017 at Cleaveland

The World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) will hold its quadrennial international Congress at John Carroll University in suburban University Heights, Ohio, from June 28–July 2. It will be the first-ever WUJA conference in North America. Past events have been in Rome, Versailles, Sydney, Kolkata, Bujumbura and Medellin. WUJA is an international organization founded in 1956 to support the

St. Xavier’s University and Vision 2020 – Fr. Dr. Xavier Savarimuthu, SJ

Bistirno dupare, Oshonkho manusher, Hahakar shuneo, Nishobde nirobe, O Ganga tumi, Ganga boicho kano? “Amidst all the lament and despair of the millions around you, O Ganges, how can you flow on so silently?- with this bewildering question echoing in their hearts, on 28th November, 1859, 157 years ago, seven Jesuit pilgrims from Belgium ventured

St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, goes Solar

SXC’s response to COP21 – harnessing the power of the Sun to spread the light of Nihil Ultra St. Xavier’s College (SXC), Kolkata, has been the vanguard of Sustainable Living for more than a century and a half now – that is, even before the term “sustainability” was coined for use in the context as

SXC Global Earth Summit- Valedictory Address by Rev. Fr. Dr. John Felix Raj,SJ

The Role of Higher Education on Ecology   The Jesuit zeal of spreading knowledge has often been likened to the flickering of a candle. When a candle lights another, it does not diminish its luminosity, on the contrary, it helps dispel the darkness with greater vigor. We Jesuits, have been holding the candles of enlightenment

St. Xavier’s Global Earth Summit IV – International Conference on Global Climate Change and Water Disasters concludes

Kolkata March 29th 2015. The St. Xavier’s Global Earth Summit IV a 3 day International Conference on Global Climate Change and Water Disasters, concluded today. The conference, the first of its kind where Jesuits from around the world participated discussed the threats posed by the twin threats facing mankind – Global Warming and Climate Change

St. Xavier’s Global Earth Summit – the journey so far

The St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata has been at the forefront of spreading the light of knowledge in the more than hundred and fifty years of its being. The Institution, one of the most revered of its kind in the world has been known for its eternal Search for Excellence and for singularly striving to empower

“The future we want” requires “reconciliation with creation” – Xavier Savarimuthu, SJ,St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India

“The future we want” and “reconciliation with creation” were the two key themes of Rio +20 summit and General Congregation 35 respectively. “The future we want” for our well-being is going through a sea-change due to human and natural activities. The humankind has not paid heed to the Lord’s request of “till and take care”.