Opening Doors in Maban

Noelle Fitzpatrick, Country Director for JRS South Sudan, pays tribute to her colleague, Fr Tony O’Riordan SJ who spent the last two years working with JRS in Maban where...

Moving Forward in South Sudan

"Nothing can prepare you for what you will see and experience on the refugee camps of Maban in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State. There is just dust, a scattering of...

International Women’s Day 2020

On International Women’s Day, we hear from women who are living on Doro, Batil and Kaya Refugee Camps in Maban, South Sudan about their struggles and hopes. They are...
Fr Michael J. Kelly SJ with Kenneth Kaunda, first President of Zambia.

Michael J. Kelly Featured on Stamp

The pioneering work of Irish Jesuit, Michael J. Kelly SJ, as an educator and a campaigner for HIV/AIDS in his adopted home of Zambia, has been honoured on a...

Resilience in South Sudan

Noelle Fitzpatrick visited the Irish Jesuit Missions office recently to discuss her work as Country Director with the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in South Sudan and update us about...

Rebuilding After Kerala Floods

August 2018 saw the Indian state of Kerala endure the worst flooding since 1924. Almost 500 people were killed. Homes, schools and businesses were destroyed leaving many people with...

Thanks for the Flood of Support

Thousands of people, such as this mother and her children, have been forced to seek higher ground. Photo: Jesuit Refugee Service The response to our emergency appeal for the...

Sowing The Seeds Of Change

Eoghan Keogh is the Chaplain in Belvedere College. He has run Lenten fundraising and awareness programmes in Belvedere for South Sudan for several years. Events include a sponsored silence...

Schoolgirl solidarity

Girls laugh as they hold chalkboard tablets in a primary school in Bunj, South Sudan, sponsored by JRS. (Paul Jeffrey/Misean Cara) One of our youngest donors, 12-year-old Sarah from...

Gratitude for Second Chance at Life

  Irish couple Martin and Laura gave the gift of computers to a school in northern Uganda and are regular donors of Irish Jesuit Missions. Their generosity is a...

Xavier Network in Lisbon

  Members of the Xavier Network (XN) met in Portugal from 4th to 6th of October for a three-day workshop on Supporting XN Partners in Child Safeguarding. The workshop...

Winter Blankets for Syrian Refugees

  Winter nights are cold and dark, and it’s a relief to come home to a warm house. For refugee children in Lebanon, cold weather makes it even harder...