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15 JunFILLING CLASSROOMS AT LJSS

“The new classrooms are empty now, yes.  But, God willing, four will each be filled with 36 new students entering Form One (Grade Nine) in the near future!” That’s the encouraging message that we are giving out these days from Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) in Kasungu, Malawi. Construction work on Phase One of LJSS […]

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17 May“GREEN CLASSROOMS” – GREEN LEARNING ENVIRONMENT!

As you surely know by now, we have tried to make our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) “green” in many ways.  That is, we have tried to be ecologically sensitive in construction so that we can be environmentally positive in instruction.  The biggest effort has come in the use of soil based blocks (SSB) and […]

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10 MayPROGRESS WITH LJSS CONSTRUCTION

Yes, we are still alive and well, even if a bit tardy in up-dating you with recent blogs! After a few months silence on this blog station of the website for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS), we are pleased to show you some very encouraging progress with construction.  Despite some slowdowns during the rainy weather, […]

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08 JanKIDS RECITE POEM ABOUT EDUCATION

  DREAMS OF EDUCATION AT LOYOLA JESUIT SECONDARY SCHOOL, KASUNGU, MALAWI  An “option for the poor” school, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School hopes to help realize some of the dreams as expressed by renowned Malawian poet Q Malewezi in a poem read at our Groundbreaking Ceremony, 21 September 2012.  ANYTHING I can be anything I can […]

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06 JanENCOURAGING PROGRESS AT LJSS!

It’s been much too long since I’ve posted a blog to up-date you, the friends of Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, on the encouraging progress we are making in Kasungu! Our Project Director, Fr Alojz Podgrajsek, S.J., has taken some great photos of the construction going on and of some future students excitedly visiting the campus.  […]

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31 AugDREAMS, VISIONS AND REALITIES

Dreams are coming true for Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, as we look forward to September 2014 as the date to enrol the first Grade Nine.  What was an empty field in Kasungu only one year ago is now a very busy spot with over two hundred workers building classrooms, library and IT rooms, dormitories, administration […]

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12 JunFUND-RAISING IS NO “FUN-RAISING”!!

FUND-RAISING IS NO “FUN-RAISING”!! 10 June 2013 For the next several months, I am out of Malawi, far from where my heart is, Kasungu. My head (and arms and legs) are in the USA and probably also some time in Europe, searching for funds for our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School!  If LJSS is to start […]

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17 MayFOUNDATION STONE BLESSED

FOUNDATION STONE BLESSED A very encouraging visitor came to the site of our Loyola Jesuit Secondary School (LJSS) last month.  Encouraging because of who he is, and encouraging because of what he did! Fr Adolfo Nicolas is the General Superior of the Society of Jesus, based in Rome.  He has been very supportive of the […]

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07 MayENCOURAGING PROGRESS ON SITE

With rains now fully stopped, many good things are growing out of the ground at Loyola Jesuit Secondary School in Kasungu. This is really encouraging for all of us, and should be especially good news for the many benefactors who have been helping us to get up and going a real “option for the poor” […]

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24 MarJESUIT POPE AND JESUIT SCHOOL?

Loyola Jesuit Secondary School is a Jesuit school.   Pope Francis is a Jesuit.   Any connections??   Well, that has been a question coming our way many times since the historic election on 13 March.   Does the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the first Jesuit to become Pope have any implications for our […]

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