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Privileged to be present in people's lives

It should have been one of the best days of his life. After 14 years of Jesuit studies and preparation for the priesthood and the day after his ordination on December 9 1972 in<br /> St Ignatius Church, Norwood, Fr Greg O’Kelly was celebrating his first Mass at Holy Name Church, St Peter’s, when tragedy struck.

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From the classroom to Sevenhill

Since his appointment in January as parish priest of Sevenhill- Clare-Manoora-Riverton in the Archdiocese of Adelaide, Jesuit priest Fr Kieran Gill SJ has been “blessed” to live and work among people of “great generosity”.


Hope in the pursuit of justice

Jesuit priest Fr Fred Kammer has spent a lifetime tackling social justice issues in the USA. During a visit to Adelaide he spoke of the important role everyone has to play, no matter how small, in responding to ‘the cry of the earth, the cry of the poor’.


Flight of a lifetime

After starting training sessions in the National Cadet Corps Air Wing in India, Fr Gaetan Pereira SJ knew his calling was to travel the world in a different way.