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COVID-19Resources From The Global Community

Here is a compilation of resources, experiences, recommendations and classroom materials some of you have found useful and have generously taken the time to share with your colleagues around the world. Thank you!

The following are experiences and recommendations which teachers have shared on how they have learnt from the current situation and which you might find helpful.

Aine Corcoran, Ireland | May 22nd, 2020

Do You Have a Favourite Tree?
Fr Michael Sheil SJ, Rector at Clongowes Wood College delights us and inspires us with another beautiful and reflective article during this strange times. Enjoy! Do You Have a Favourite Tree? A strange question, perhaps –... Go To Global Story

Diana Quintero Acosta, Colombia | May 20th, 2020

¿Cómo fueron nuestros 1os días del Plan de Aprendizaje a Distancia?
El martes 24 de marzo, a las 7:15 am iniciaron las clases virtuales del Colegio San José, en Colombia, a través de su Plan de Aprendizaje a Distancia -PAD-, un precedente en su historia de... Go To Global Story

Robert Stephan, United States of America | May 20th, 2020

Cura Personalis in the time of COVID-19: Building community through intentional (Zoom) conversations
Jesuit education remains vibrant in this moment of remote learning. Yet the campuses are empty, the sports fields are quiet, and the theaters are closed. Now, more than ever, we need a sense of community.... Go To Global Story

Pete Musso, United States of America | May 18th, 2020

A New Way Forward | Jesuit Education
Because of the pandemic, remote learning is our new way forward in the Jesuit high school where I teach. Initially this change produced fear and was disappointing.  Almost immediately, we replaced our frameworks for creating... Go To Global Story

Educate Magis, | May 15th, 2020

A Powerful, Reflective and Action Oriented Webinar for Jesuits Schools Around the World
On May 14th, 2020 the global community of Educate Magis gathered online to participate in the Webinar ”What would St. Ignatius do? Taking Jesuit Education to the Covid Frontier”.  Educators from Jesuit schools from various... Go To Global Story

These Ignatian reflections, prayers and resources have been created in response to the current situation. We hope you, your colleagues and students find these helpful. If you have similar resources please do share them!

Stay Healthy! - Resources for the Soul

These days we often hear others and ourselves say “Stay healthy!” and it is indeed great advice and encouragement. Staying healthy mentally and spiritually is key to help us get through this challenging time. Thankfully there are many encouraging and creative initiatives, articles, videos, reflections and prayers from our schools, our Ignatian family and beyond that can help us to take care of our minds, to stay grounded and to pray and reflect to raise our spirits.  Read this Global Story

The Preferences in a Time of Uncertainty and COVID-19

Fr. General Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, addresses Jesuits, Jesuit partners, and people of good will around the world in talking about the challenges of looking forward in a time of uncertainty. Watch this Video

10 Ignatian Tips for Coping with Coronavirus

St. Ignatius Loyola was a survivor, he survived a major life-threatening injury, convalescence, life begging on the road and times of great uncertainty. He developed an approach to ‘living through difficulty’ based on his experience and using certain rules of thumb. Based on these insights, I humbly offer some reflections and practical advice which may be of help. Read this Reflection

An Examen while in Quarantine

The tradition of praying the Examen develops in us a greater self-understanding and more importantly, a growing awareness of how God is actively involved in our lives. In this video you will find a guide through an Ignatian Examen specifically designed for reflection during this time while many of us are in quarantine and adapting to different living and working situations. Watch the Examen

Do you have Ignatian reflections and resources that could be of help to students and educators?

Students from our Jesuit schools are sharing their reflections on how they are living and experiencing the current situation. We would love to add your students’ reflections too. Click here for more information. 

Raquel Costa, Portugal | May 23rd, 2020

Os meus alunos reflectem parte 2 – Instituto Nun’Alvres, Colégio das Caldinhas, Portugal
As seguintes reflexões estudantis foram apresentadas pelos meus alunos como parte do Projecto Globais Histórias de Estudantes: Um Dia na Minha Vida: Viver sob a Pandemia da Covid-19. Os meus alunos estão ansiosos por ler... Read these Reflections

Raquel Costa, Portugal | May 22nd, 2020

Os Meus Alunos Partilham as suas Reflexões Como parte do Projecto Globais “Um Dia na Minha Vida: Viver sob da Covid-19”
As seguintes reflexões estudantis foram apresentadas pelos meus alunos como parte do Projecto Globais Histórias de Estudantes: Um Dia na Minha Vida: Viver sob a Pandemia da Covid-19. Os meus alunos estão ansiosos por ler... Read these Reflections

Catherine Hanley, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | May 22nd, 2020

Reflections from our Students on “A Day in my Life During Covid-19″
Hello, I’m Catherine Hanley, Lay Chaplain at Stonyhurst College in the UK. I am sharing reflections from our students as part of the Global Project “A Day in my Life: living under the Covid-19 Pandemic.”... Read these Reflections

Fr. Dr. Francis Swamy SJ, India | May 21st, 2020

Students From St. Mary’s School, I.C.S.E in Mumbai Share their Reflections on “A Day in my Life: living under the Covid-19”
Greetings, I am Ms. Nicola Pereira a Secondary teacher from St. Mary’s School, I.C.S.E in Mumbai, India. Here I am sharing the articles written by some of our students describing their life during COVID-19 as... Read these Reflections

Lourdes Elena Arreola Olivares, Mexico | May 20th, 2020

Reflexiones de Estudiantes para el Proyecto Global “Un Día en Mi Vida: Viviendo Bajo el Covid-19”
Hola soy Lourdes Arreola, Maestra en Educación y Gestión del Conocimiento en la Preparatoria Loyola del Pacifico en México. En esta oportunidad me gustaría compartir las reflexiones que compartieron algunos estudiantes para añadir al proyecto... Read these Reflections
Global Student Project A Day in My Life: Living Under COVID-19
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