Conferment of minor ministries - Acolyte & Lector

 The Jesuit theological institute, Institut de Théologie de la Compagnie de Jésus, (ITCJ) conferred  minor ministries upon Jesuits in theological studies. Eyrah Foli, SJ and Franklyn Ibeli Eboh, SJ were both installed as Lectors and Eziokwubundu Amadi, SJ was instituted into the ministry of Acolytes. These ministries are important steps in our brothers’ journey and preparation to the priesthood. Let us continue to pray for them as they participate in these wider ministries of the church.

Eyrah Foli, SJ, Franklyn Ibeli Eboh, SJ (lectors) and Eziokwubundu Amadi, SJ (Acolyte)

Province News & Events

Religion and Faith in Africa: Confessions of an Animist.

This "Controversial" Book

August 25th, 2018 marked the book presentation by Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator SJ’s of his latest book, "Religion and Faith in Africa: Confessions of an Animist".

What must I do?

On 9th June 2018, the Jesuit Centre at Benin City hosted about 100 students of the Federation of Catholic Medical and Dental Students (FECAMDS). FECAMDS is one of the faculty units of the Nigeria Federation of Catholic ...

Encountering the apostolic society

Earlier this week, St. Ignatius House hosted the Province’s five new regents for the Regency Orientation. Fr. Chioma Nwosu, SJ, the Formation Delegate was the facilitator of the orientation.

Jesuits Worldwide News

Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
Fr. Charlie L. Moutenot, S.J.

In Memoriam: Fr. Charles L. Moutenot, S.J.

February 8, 2019 – We pray in thanksgiving to God for the life of Fr. Charles L. Moutenot, S.J., who was called to eternal life on February 4, 2019. Before his passing, he served as tertian instructor at the JCCU Tertianship community in Portland, Oregon, where some Jesuits from the North-West Africa Province underwent their tertianship formation. Read More

Funeral Arrangements

Friday, February 15, 2019
Murray-Weigel Hall Chapel
3:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. (Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.)
515 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY  10458
Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J, the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus

Cause of Canonization of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. begins in Rome

Today, February 5, 2019, marks the 28th anniversary of the death of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus. On the anniversary of his death, the cause of the beatification and canonization of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. commences in Rome. Read More
Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J, the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, polishes the shoe of a child at Quito, Ecuador
Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. polishes the shoes of a child in Quito, Ecuador.
Fr Arturo Sosa SJ celebrates mass in Guatemala

Human Formation: Commitment to the common good

Fr Arturo Sosa, currently on tour of Central America Province, made his 4th stop in Guatemala. In his visits to the works of the society and meeting with Jesuits and collaborators, Sosa stressed the need for human formation leading to a good citizenry. Furthermore, intellectual depth is vital if we are to engage effectively in the analysis of our social reality. Read More
Steering Committee for JCAM formation Assembly

JCAM formation assembly steering committee meets in Nairobi

The steering committee for the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) formation assembly met in Nairobi at the Hekima Institue of Peace and International Relations (HIPSIR) to plan for the future formation assembly scheduled for December 2019. The meeting hopes to device a review, renewal, and update of the formation process of Jesuits across the conference. Read More
Asteroid named after Congolese Jesuit Priest, Fr. Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya, S.J.

Asteroid named after a Congolese Jesuit Priest: Fr. Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya, S.J.

Fr. Jean-Baptiste Kikwaya, S.J. is a Congolese Jesuit astronomer working at the Vatican Observatory. His passion for the stars had been a driving force behind many of his projects which have attracted collaboration with other astronomers include the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). His immense contribution to the field of study resulted in the naming of an asteroid after him, “Kikwaya Asteroid”.
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What we do


We provide others the opportunity to experience Christ actively in their daily lives by drawing from the well of the Ignatian spiritual exercises.


Education remains the pathway to forming a people with informed consciences acting selflessly for the betterment of humanity through creative participation in the mission of Christ.

Pastoral Ministries

Jesuit priests and brothers serve the faithful by providing pastoral care through our parishes and hospital chaplaincy .

Social Ministries

... “Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,” and yet you do not supply their bodily needs, what is the good of that? James 2: 16

Papal exhortation to the Jesuits

Spiritual Resource

Pray As You Go

"Pray as you go" is a spiritual and prayer resources for daily accompaniment.
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Jesuit Prayers

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Ps 46: 10

We, the members of the North-West Africa Province of the Society of Jesus, realize, like our founder St. Ignatius, that we are weak and can do nothing good in the world except for the Spirit of God, which prompts us to works of faith and justice.