The Apostleship of Prayer in Vietnam

The Apostleship of Prayer in Vietnam

The Apostleship of Prayer (AP) is a worldwide association of the Catholic Church which was recognized by Pope Pius IX in 1849 and in 1890, Pope Leo XIII entrusted to […]

“I am among you as the one who serves”

“I am among you as the one who serves”

Scholastic Joseph Nguyen Van Luong SJ (extreme right) with JRS Bangkok staff As a young Vietnamese Jesuit in the process of formation, I came to Thailand for my regency after […]

The grace of a deep friendship in the Lord

The grace of a deep friendship in the Lord

For my Province, the last six days were marked with several beautifully significant events, one of those was the official visit of Fr General Arturo Sosa. We were happy to […]

“You are not just the future of the Society but the present”

“You are not just the future of the Society but the present”

Fr. Generals tells Vietnamese scholastics and brothers in formation: “You are not just the future of the Society but the present.” In the morning of December 6th, 2018, scholastics and […]

“God’s Care for us” – Homily of Fr. Provincial at the closing Mass of the Province’s Meeting

“God’s Care for us” – Homily of Fr. Provincial at the closing Mass of the Province’s Meeting

(Isaiah29: 17-24 & Matthew 9: 27-31) Advent is a good time for us to contemplate God’s love and care for human beings. In our Jesuit perspective, God’s love could be […]

Fr. General meets with bishops of Saigon Archdiocese, visit the first Jesuit house of the Vietnamese Province

Fr. General meets with bishops of Saigon Archdiocese, visit the first Jesuit house of the Vietnamese Province

On the morning of December 05, 2018, Fr General first met with the Most Rev. Joseph Do Manh Hung, Apostolic Administrator of Saigon Archdiocese and the Most Rev. Louis Nguyen […]

Highlights of the day 3 of Fr General Arturo Sosa’s visit to Vietnam

Highlights of the day 3 of Fr General Arturo Sosa’s visit to Vietnam

On his third day in Vietnam (December 4), Fr General Arturo Sosa visited the Sacred Heart Novitiate where he met the 34 novices. He then proceeded to the Candidates House […]

Homily of Fr. General at the final vows of three Vietnamese Jesuits

Homily of Fr. General at the final vows of three Vietnamese Jesuits

4 December 2018 Today, we thank the Lord that three of our brothers are making final vows in the Society of Jesus. When Lac, Thang and Son made first vows […]

The Historiography of the Jesuits in Vietnam: 1615–1773 and 1957–2007

The Historiography of the Jesuits in Vietnam: 1615–1773 and 1957–2007

Anh Q. Tran, S.J. aqtran@scu.edu Last modified: October 2018 Article Table of Contents The Cochinchina Mission under Jesuit Padroado (1615–65) The Tonkin Mission under Jesuit Padroado (1627–63) The Jesuit Missions to Vietnam […]

Ordination to the priesthood of six vietnamese jesuits

Ordination to the priesthood of six vietnamese jesuits

To some extent, priesthood leaves an indelible mark on one’s journey of consecrated life. It is usually thought that priesthood is a divine grace unlike any other vocation open to […]