Please listen to the recording of the webinar that was held on 31st July for all institute members to celebrate the feast of St Ignatius of Loyola and prepare for GC 14.

José Antonio Pagola.

Jesus is saying goodbye to his disciples. He sees them sad and upset. Soon they won’t have him with them. Who can fill that void? Until now he has been the one who took care of them,… Continue reading

Education is a significant need in Africa. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals include education as a tool to help people lift themselves out of poverty. Leonida Kwamboka Oriki IBVM, Eastern Africa province, is the Director of Women for Women… Continue reading

“The environment is God’s gift to everyone, and in our use of it we have a responsibility towards the poor, towards future generations and towards humanity as a whole.”  Pope Benedict XVI, 2009

June 5th we mark World Environment… Continue reading

IBVM – CJ leadership groups meet. On May 26th the two leadership groups met, as has happened on several other occasions in the last two years, for prayer, companionship and collaboration – this time at Casa Loreto. We rejoiced with… Continue reading


If we only occupy ourselves with the immediate goals of greater wellbeing, or if we find ourselves attracted by small dreams and hopes, we run the risk of impoverishing the horizon of our existence, losing our… Continue reading

The Institute Report endeavours to capture the journey of the last 8 years. Our hope is that each will recognize her own journey embedded in the Institute journey (page 4). There are questions highlighted within the chapters; we invite each one, personally and in small groups, to consider the reality presented here so that reflection towards GC ’14 continues with honest conversation (page 1). Continue reading

From 20-24 May Institute leadership participated in the annual Sedos seminar. In this 50th anniversary year and guided by the ‘God of surprises’ this mission research and documentation centre took time to remember its history, celebrate its activities and review… Continue reading