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Lviv:House for refugees

Lviv:House for refugees

In Ukraine, it is the fourth month since the outbreak of war. Since then Lviv has received thousands of refugees. In this city works JRS Ukraine, which runs two houses for refugees....

Refugees welcomed in Jesuit communities and parishes in April

Refugees welcomed in Jesuit communities and parishes in April

Last month another 51 people were admitted to Jesuit religious houses and parish premises. At the same time, 20 people left our houses during this period. Currently a total of 148 people are hosted by Jesuit communities and parishes. A new place given over to the...

Language courses – beginning of integration efforts.

Language courses – beginning of integration efforts.

Integration in a new country is a demanding process, and a basic tool is to learn the local language. Therefore, four Jesuit works have opened language courses as part of their activities for Ukraine. About 240 Ukrainians participate in them. Jesuit Social Centre "In...

Psychological counselling in Poznań

Psychological counselling in Poznań

Last weekend in Poznań, open days for Ukrainians were held at the psychological counselling centre of the Vinea Foundation. As part of this event it was possible to take part in sensory therapy and art therapy classes. The Vinea Foundation offers group and individual...

House for refugees in Khmelnitsky

House for refugees in Khmelnitsky

The last 2 months have been very intense in Khmelnitsky. Already at the beginning of the war, the local retreat house run by Jesuits was turned into a stopping point for refugees. Up to 70 new people arrived every day and were offered a hot meal and rooms with fresh...

Another aid transport arrived in Gdynia.

Another aid transport arrived in Gdynia.

On Holy Thursday (14.04) another large transport of humanitarian aid arrived in Gdynia. This time the truck came from Malaga. It brought 15 tonnes of products: apart from basic items, there were also many medicines which are particularly needed in Ukraine. The...

The group of 24 refugees received in Jesuit parish in Wrocław.

The group of 24 refugees received in Jesuit parish in Wrocław.

At the beginning of April, the Jesuit parish of Klemens Dworzak in Wrocław welcomed 10 women and 14 children from Ukraine. The youngest of the children is just a few months old. The vast majority of the accommodated women work, the children go to school and the...

Refugees welcomed in Western countries

Refugees welcomed in Western countries

477 people settled in Western countries thanks to the efforts undertaken in March. The action of hosting refugees from Ukraine in France, Switzerland and Portugal was an initiative of local authorities and humanitarian organizations, as well as people from Poland...

Informational and cultural center for Ukrainians

Informational and cultural center for Ukrainians

Father Andrzej Migacz SJ, the parish priest in Jesuit parish in Nowy Sącz, and his team are now working on a new project for Ukrainian families. They are creating an informational and cultural center for Ukrainians. We present you short interview about the center...

Humanitarian aid hub in Gdynia

Humanitarian aid hub in Gdynia

  In March, 5 huge transports of humanitarian aid arrived at the Jesuit House in Gdynia. Two of them came from the UK, one from Ireland, one from Denmark, and one from Malta. They brought food, cosmetics, clothes, cleaning products, first aid kits, products for...