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Micronesia Video Series

In Jesuits in Micronesia, you will meet many of the Jesuits who are serving God’s people throughout the many islands in the Pacific in various capacities.  You will learn about the long history and faith-filled traditions linking the people in Micronesia to the Jesuits and visit some of our works and apostolates in the region.

 
An Introduction to the Jesuits of Micronesia

In Jesuits in Micronesia: An Introduction, you will learn about the history of the New York Province Jesuits in Micronesia and hear an overview of our work today.


Micronesia Episode 1: Faith & Spirituality in Action



In Faith & Spirituality in Action: Episode One, you will meet some of the Jesuits who are serving in the parishes and schools on the islands of Yap and Chuuk.


Micronesia Episode 2: Jesuits in Formation


In Jesuits in Formation: Episode Two, you will hear two Jesuit novices who are working at Yap Catholic High School and Xavier High School on Chuuk discuss their faith and experiences.


Micronesia Episode 3: Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders



In Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders: Episode Three, you will meet Jesuits and their lay collaborators who are preparing a new site for Yap Catholic High School and those who are preparing young women and women to serve others at Xavier High School. You will also hear from Jesuits who work at some of the parishes in the region and who provide spiritual guidance and the sacraments.


Episode 4: Jesuits in Service



In Jesuits in Service: Episode Four, you will meet a number of Jesuits who have spent a considerable portion of their lives serving the people of Saipan, Guam, Pohnpei and the Caroline Islands.


Episode 5: Transformation & A New Beginning


In Transformation: Episode Five, you will learn about the growth of Xavier High School on Chuuk, the new vision for Yap Catholic High School and the growth in the presence of Jesuits in the region.



Additional Resources:


To learn more about the works of The New York Province of the Society of Jesus, including our international missions, visit
http://www.nysj.org/

For more information on the history and culture of Micronesia and the Jesuits' presence on the various islands, go to the Micronesian Seminar website at
http://www.micsem.org/

Want to learn more about the two schools in Micronesia mentioned in this series?  Visit Yap Catholic High School at
http://www.ychs.net/ and Xavier High School Chuuk at http://xaviermicronesia.org/

Want to learn more about life as a Jesuit? Visit the Jesuit Vocation web site at
http://www.jesuitvocation.org/

Visit the Jesuit Volunteer Corps site at
http://www.jesuitvolunteers.org/ to find out more about volunteer opportunities worldwide