16 Apr 2019

Date: 16th April 2019
Venue: Indian Social Institute

Jesuits from South Asia, including Nepal, are present for the programme being conducted at Indian Social Institute, New Delhi for the Fey Allegria consultation.
Fr. George Pattery, the president of the South Asian Conference addressed the consultation. He spoke of the possibility of networking with this programme.


18 Dec 2018

Conclusions of the Workshop on Socio-Political Analysis

(December 14-16,  2018  at ISI, Bangalore)

  • Forty-six Jesuits representing 17 Jesuit Provinces and Regions of the Jesuit Assistancy of South Asia (including Bangladesh, Nepal & Sri Lanka) gathered together at the National Workshop on “Socio-Political Anaysis” at Indian Social Institute, Bengaluru , on December 14-15, 2018.
  • Expressed their deep and sincere gratitude to the Jesuit Conference of South Asia for their recent visionary statement on the current realities in South Asia and the fact that they “have mandated to themselves and to the Assistancy, commitment to effectively respond to the forces of fundamentalism through all their ministries”.
  • Urge the Provincials to ensure that the JCSA Statement is internalized, mainstreamed and owned by all the Jesuits of their respective Provinces .
  • Further, the delegates also stressed the urgency of IMPLEMENTING the recommended strategies and wish to add the following:
    • a focus on gender equity;
    • empower and accompany sub-altern groups particularly the Dalits, adivasis and the ethnically discriminated;
    • work together and build alliances with minority and marginalized communities;
    • promote electoral literacy - particularly that we ensure that names of all eligible voters are on the electoral rolls, exercising their franchise;
    • deepen our intellectual capacities and credibility  to dialogue, drawing on from humanistic thinkers like Gandhi, Tagore, Ambedkar, Marx, and other South Asians, as well as going into the socio-cultural roots of the people;
    • promote an ecological community for sustainable, restorative, people-centred and integral development;
    • promote the processes of “democratization" by focusing on procedural and substantive democracy to create a critical and alert citizenry.

It is hoped that all this will create a new narrative for South Asia drawing on its rich liberative cultural and religious heritage.

23 Jul 2018

Secretary's meet from 2nd to 5th August, 2018, will be held at St. Xavier's school, Jaipur

23 Jul 2018

The Tempo Forte of the Curia of POSA with Secretaries will be held on 29 and 30 of July 2018

22 Mar 2018

Jesuit Alumni Association of India (JAAI), National General Council (GC) meeting will be held at Navjeevan , Delhi on 28-29 April, 2018. All the GC Members and PCAs are expected to attend this important meeting. 

22 Mar 2018

The South Zone REGAE meeting will be held at Bengaluru in May 11-17, 2018. This will be the last REGAE meeting among the Four Zones.

22 Mar 2018

The Core Team constituted by POSA to discuss on the Current socio-political, religious and cultural issues,  will have a two days seminar on issues in New Delhi on March 26 and 27, 2018 

22 Mar 2018

The South Asian Assistancy (Conference) Gathering will be held at DNS, PG Block from April 16-19, 2018.

20 Mar 2018



Guwahati Extended Consult.



REGAE XLRI Jam, for Central Zone.



VJ Delhi -Visitation



ISI-D Board Meeting



Finance Commission Meeting @ JB, Delhi.



ISI-B, Visitation



JB Visitation



Sadhana, Lonavla Visitation



Ass. Gathering, JDV PG Block, Pune



? Visa permitting, visit to Pak.


3 -10




REGAE ISI-B for South Zone



Manresa - Spain



Tempo Forte_Rome






REGAE ToT, ISI-B for all zones.






JCSA Darjeeling



Posa Consult, Darjeeling

JAN 19


JFFSA Meeting @ VJ Delhi.


16 Dec 2017


Fr. Raj Irudaya, ADF in collaboration with JESA, Bangalore ISI, Assistancy Development Office & Centre for Culture &Development,Vadodara is offering on behalf of the Assistancy, the following Summer courses and workshops  for the development of the ministerial skills of our formees. The PCFs and RCFs have been kindly asked to provide their formees with these wonderful opportunities of learning and forming. Fr.ADF thanks profusely those involved in this venture of inter-ministerial collaboration.


 This Course cum Workshop is being envisaged and organized on the basis of Analysis, Awareness and Action pedagogy to take a critical stock of the prevailing situations in the fields of social, economic, political and religious situations in our country. Keeping this objective in view, a few relevant themes have been worked out for the workshop. The very Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic and Republic nature of our country is at stake since the uprising of communal forces. The preamble of our Constitution which guarantees Justice (of social, economic and political), Liberty (of thought, expression, belief, faith, and worship), Equality (of status and opportunity) and Fraternity (of the dignity of the individuals and the unity and integrity of the nation) is becoming a distant dream for the ordinary people of our country.

An integrated view of the situations is desired to be achieved through this workshop.    Socio-economic, religio-political and gendercontexts with alternative discourses and media will form the content of this workshop. Social scientists and activists will conduct this course through appropriate field visits and reflections.This course will help our Scholastics to develop a critical and constructive outlook on Indian society, which will be of immense help to their formation in mission and for their future ministries. Before moving into the stage of theological formation, the formees are expected to have undergone this course.

DATES:               21 April to 5 May, 2018

VENUE:              INDIAN SOCIAL INSTITUTE, Bangalore

Course Fees:    Rs. 9000/- (inclusive of board & lodging, course

materials& fees)

Contact Person:

AlwynPrakash D'Souza, SJ

Head,Human Rights & Training Unit 

Indian Social Institute 

24 Benson Road

Bengaluru- 560046

Mob: +91 9480512745

Email:  alwyn99@gmail.com



Development work in the Society of Jesus is a service to the poor for their empowerment and freedom. This is a ministry performed in faith, proceeding from Ignatian discernment. The global economic scenario is changing rapidly and calls for more organized and professional efforts at resource mobilization.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to developmental perspectives
  • Programme/ project design and management
  • Documentation and Reporting skills
  • Orientation to the LOKMANCH Programme/project
  • Field visit to LOKMANCH Partners in groups
  • Developing presentations/ reporting based on field visit/exposure
  • Sharing and learning from field visit
  • Spirituality of Fundraising and Management of Resources
  • Relationship with benefactors
  • Collaboration and Networking as a way forward


Dates:  22-30 April 2018 (both days inclusive)

Venue: Atmadarshan Renewal Centre, DighaGhat, Patna, Bihar

Course Fees: Rs 6000/- (inclusive of board & lodging, course fees, stationery & field visits)


Contact Person:           Fr. SijiNoorokariyil, S.J.

 Coordinator, PDD & ADD

Email: jcsa.pddco@gmail.com

Mob: 090066 52021/09430888479



The 21st Century India has been experiencing fundamental changes in society, polity, economy and culture. Intertwining of modernity and tradition has produced complex social relations. Though villages are ‘vanishing’ and giving way to the ever expanding urban landscape, yet village India carries its resonance to the urban India. Legitimacy and rationale of old social identities based on caste, tribe and community are challenged and reconfigured after negotiations and confrontations.  India has been struggling hard to find innovative ways to balance growth with equity.

The course is aimed at providing a critical understanding of perspectives through which the contemporary context of rural and urban India can be understood. It is expected to make young Jesuits comprehend the broad contours of the spatiality, polity, economy and cultural aspects of villages and cities in India along with their convergences and contradictions. This will help develop a critical thinking on the growth and the development processes within and across such spaces in the country

Dates:                16 April 2018 Arrival

17 April to 24 April (duration of the course 8 days)

25 April 2018 Departure.


Course Fees:    Rs. 8,000/-  (inclusive of board & lodging, course materials & fees)

Venue:               Centre for Culture and Development, Sevasi, Vadodara, Gujarat

Contact Person:  Dr.Lancy Lobo


Email:                 drlancylobo48@gmail.com.

Mob:                  09426336747 / 09586292765