Our Newest Jesuits

On the Feast of St. Joseph, the worker and Labour Day 2012, the Malaysia-Singapore Region of the Society of Jesus welcomed our newest Jesuits, Basil Kannangara, SJ and Stanley Goh, SJ. Basil and Stanley professed their simple and perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and pronounced their intention of spending the rest of their lives in the Society of Jesus.

Basil and Stanley will leave for the Philippines and reside at the Arrupe International Residence, Ateneo de Manila University to begin their philosophical studies in late May.

To view more photos of proceed to our the albums (mass [album 1 and 2],and dinner reception) at our official facebook page.

Priestly Ordination of Agustinus Tanudjaja, SJ.

Dios Gracias! The Jesuits of Malaysia-Singapore celebrated our first priestly ordination of 2012. Agustinus Tanudjaja, SJ was ordained by Archbishop Nicholas Chia at the Church of St. Ignatius on April 28, 2012. Fr. Tanudjaja will return to the Loyola School of Theology in the Philippines in May 2012 to complete his Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.) programme.

To view more photos of the ordination please go to our facebook album 1 and 2.

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure

The Ignatian Spirituality.com website is launching an online prayer/reflection programme called "An Ignatian Prayer Adventure". It is adapted from material found in the book "An Ignatian Adventure" by Kevin O'Brien, SJ. The programme is 8 weeks long and will begin on 19 February 2012. Please visit webpage for more details and enrolment.

Singapore's Jesuit Parish Completes Jubilee Year Celebration

From February 2011 to February 2012, the Catholic Church of St. Ignatius, Singapore, a parish run by the Jesuits celebrated her 50th anniversary. Sunday, 12 February 2012 marked the closing of the Jubilee year celebration with the launch of a commemorative book containing the history and development of the parish over the last half century.

Please visit the photo album containing pictures of the event at the Official MAS Jesuit facebook page to share in the joy and celebration!

JRS: 30 Years of Ministering to the Needs of Refugees

In a new video interview with UCANEWS, Fr. Bernard Hyacinth Arputhasamy, SJ, the director of JRS Asia Pacific, who is also a member of the MAS Jesuits reflects on 30 years of the JRS and the work the organization is doing in the region.

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