Current members of the Institute

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Puleng works in Spirituality and researches Ignatian Spirituality in an African context. Her area of speciality is in exploring how African themes and practices of…
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Nonto Thulile Mhlongo was born in 1989 in Mtubatuba (North of KZN) and is the last born of three siblings. She completed her matric in…
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Francis John Tuson grew up in Johannesburg and was exposed to Ignatian themes from a young age through his family’s involvement with Christian Life Communities…
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Sr Katleho Khang, is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. She graduated from University of Lesotho with a…
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Ursula van Nierop was born in Germiston. After completing her schooling at the St Thomas Aquinas Convent in Witbank, she obtained a B.Nursing (cum laude)…
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Previous members of the Institute

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Fr Gilbert Banda SJ (born Zimbabwe 1977; entered the Jesuits 2002; ordained 2012) is interested in Ignatian Spirituality and is the Treasurer of the Zimbabwe-Mozambique…
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Fr Chris Chatteris SJ (born Ndola, Zambia 1950; entered the Jesuits 1968; ordained 1980) is a Jesuit priest who is the handyman at the Seminary…
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Rev. Ricardo da Silva SJ (born in Coimbra, Portugal 1983; entered the Jesuits 2007; ordained deacon 2019) immigrated to Johannesburg, South Africa with his mother…
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Iswamo Kapalu is a young South African of Zambian origin. He holds an LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand and currently works as a…
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Rev. Prof. Peter Knox, SJ (born Johannesburg 1962; entered the Jesuits 1983; ordained 1996), is a Professor of Theology at Hekima University College in Nairobi,…
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Thapelo Letsoela was our IT Technician, and was responsible for all our networking and computer needs.
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John Moffatt SJ (born England 1959; entered the Jesuits 1982; ordained 1992) is a Jesuit priest. He has studied at Oxford, London and Innsbruck. He…
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Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya is an independent journalist and former editor of The Mercury, The Witness and Sowetan and a senior journalist at many other mainstream South…
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Raymond Perrier was a previous director of South Africa's Jesuit Institute. He was hired away from the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, England's CARITAS agency…
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Fr. Thomas Plastow SJ (born Cape Town 1965; entered the Jesuits 1987; ordained 1999) is Rector of St Francis Xavier Seminary in the Archdiocese of…
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Fr Matthew Pyrc SJ (born Flint, Michigan 1964; entered the Jesuits 2006; ordained 2014) is a Jesuit currently completing his Jesuit formation in South Africa.…
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Rev. Grant Tungay SJ (born Johannesburg 1980; entered the Jesuits 2007; ordained to the diaconate 2019) is a lawyer by training, he left a career…
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Occasional Correspondents

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Fr Bruce Botha SJ was born in Durban, KZN. He received a diploma in education from the University of Natal and then taught physical science…
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Fr Christopher Clohessy is at present a resident faculty member of PISAI, lecturing there in Shīʿī Islamic studies, Qurʾān and Islamic Ethics, and is visiting…
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Fr. Rampe Hlobo SJ (born Soweto 1972; entered the Jesuits 1993; ordained 2008) is Delegate for Migrants and Refugees for the Society of Jesus in…
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Fr David Holdcroft SJ (born Adelaide 1958; entered the Jesuits 1997; ordained 2004) completed a six year term as Jesuit Refugee Service Regional Director for…
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Fr. Xavier Jeyaraj SJ (born India 1962; entered the Jesuits 1982; ordained 1993) is Secretary of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat of the Society…
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Fr Nobert Munekani SJ (born Zimbabwe 1981; entered the Jesuits 2010; ordained 2018) is the curate and assistant pastor of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in…
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Fr Graham Pugin SJ (born Pietermaritzburg 1957; entered the Jesuits 1985; ordained 1991) is an English scholar, national chaplain to Christian Life Communities, parish priest…
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Fr Matthew Pyrc SJ (born Flint, Michigan 1964; entered the Jesuits 2006; ordained 2014) is a Jesuit currently completing his Jesuit formation in South Africa.…
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