An Overview of the Jesuit Province of Vietnam

An Overview of the Jesuit Province of Vietnam

History The Jesuits first came to Vietnam in 1615 to minister to Japanese Catholic refugees in Faifo (near modern-day Da-Nang).  The first Jesuits, especially Alexander de Rhodes, S.J. (1593-1660), were […]

Jesuits celebrate 400 years in Vietnam

Jesuits celebrate 400 years in Vietnam

More than 3,000 people joined the Jesuits in Vietnam for the close of a yearlong celebration of the arrival of the first Jesuits in the country 400 years ago. The […]

Vietnamese Jesuits Launch Jubilee Year to Mark 400 Years in Vietnam

Vietnamese Jesuits Launch Jubilee Year to Mark 400 Years in Vietnam

May 23, 2014 — The Society of Jesus in Vietnam is celebrating its 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Jesuits to Vietnam with a jubilee year of seminars, […]