- 2011 – 2012 Tertians
While most of the Tertians are from European provinces of the Society of Jesus, they are always joined by Jesuits from other parts of the world. 1: Piaras Jackson (Ireland) 2: Róbert GoČala (Slovakia) 3: Andrzej Batorski (North Poland) 4: Pavel Baco (Bohemia) 5: Alban Massie (South Belgium) 6: Earl Barredo (Philippines) 7: Gabriel Pigache (France) 8: Jaroslaw Paszynski (South Poland) 9: Danang Bramasti (Indonesia) 10: Lourenco Eiro (Portugal) 11: Fortunatus Parwoto (Indonesia) 12: Brendan McManus (Ireland)
- Alban Massie
Alban was born in La Rochelle, France, in 1963. Ordained priest in 1995, he discovered the Jesuits with the experience of the Spiritual Exercises and entered the Society in 1999. A former professor of philosophy in Congo and a scholar of patristics, he now teaches theology and participates in the sacerdotal formation of the People of God at the Institut d’Etudes Théologiques, the Jesuit faculty of theology in Brussels. He is also involved in some editorial work (Nouvelle revue théologique and éditions Fidélité) and in the pastoral care for young people and families, especially with the help of Ignatian spirituality.
- Andrzej Batorski
Andrzej was born in 1967 in Warsaw, Poland. He entered in the Society of Jesus at the age of 19 and, after twelve years of formation, was ordained. He graduated from Gregorian University in Rome where he specialised in biblical theology. Andrzej worked for nine years until 2011 at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) where he was responsible for chaplaincy.
- Brendan McManus
Brendan McManus is from Lisnaskea in Fermanagh, Ireland, and met the Society in Australia in 1990 when he was working in IT. He came back to join the Irish Jesuits in Dublin, where he was for most of his formation until doing theology in Colombia from 1998-2002. After ordination he worked in the youth apostolate on Gardiner Street, then, after a spell in the Jesuit Communications Centre, took up his most recent role as Chaplain in Coláiste Iognáid, the Jesuit school in Galway.
- Danang Bramasti
Danang Bramasti was born in Indonesia. After secondary schooling at SMA Pangudi Luhur, he studied Economics at educated at Parahyangan Catholic University School and philosophy and theology at Driyarkara School of Philosophy. Ordained in 2007, he served in parishes in Bongsari, Semarang and as parish priest of Saint Stanislaus Church in Girisonta, Semarang, Central Java. A keen artist, Danang has used exhibitions to draw attention to the plight of workers in Indonesia.
- Earl Barredo
Earl joined the Society of Jesus in the Philippines in May 1989. During regency he was sent to Ateneo de Manila High School for teaching and other moderating works, for two years. He was ordained priest on April 8, 2000 together with five other Jesuits. He has served as a volunteer chaplain to the National Penitentiary, as a parish priest in Marikina, as director of a retreat house in the Bukidnon, in the Philippines. After a year spent guiding individual retreats in Saint Beuno’s in Wales, he returned to the Philippines in 2007 where he served as a socius in the Novitiate community, while also being the minister and the treasurer and whenever possible, accompanying individuals who asked for retreat guides.
- Fortunatus Parwoto
Fortunatus Parwoto (Toto), was born in the small city, Yogyakarta in the central Java in 1969. Having completed his education, he taught in Jakarta’s Technical High School for three years before entering the Society of Jesus in 1997. After first vows, he went to the Philippines for a year’s juniorate and continued his philosophy studies in Indonesia in 2000. He spent his regency in Cambodia, serving the disabled community for two years with the Jesuit Refugee Service Cambodia. Returning to Indonesia in 2005, he continued his formation and preparation for priesthood and was ordained in 2008. Sent to Myanmar Mission – part of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific – he worked for three years in the Jesuit candidacy program.
- Gabriel Pigache
Born in Lille (France) in 1971, Gabriel graduated as an agricultural engineer in 1994. After two years volunteering (civil service) in a Nature Park (Vercors) he joined the Society of Jesus in 1996 and followed the regular French Jesuit path of formation: noviciate in Lyon; philosophy and theology in Paris and a two-year regency in Icam (School of Engineering) – Nantes. After his diaconal ordination (2006), he was appointed to Lille as coordinator of internal engineering courses in Icam-Lille. He was ordained priest in Lille in 2007.
- Jarosław Paszyński
Born in 1970 in Wodzislaw Slaski, Poland, Jaroslaw studied philosophy (1989-94) and worked at the Catholic University in Lublin from 1994 to 1997 when he joined the Society of Jesus. After novitiate in Stara Wies he spent his regency in Krakow as a teacher of philosophy. He studied theology in Frankfurt am Main and Rome and was ordained in 2005. Since 2006 he has been teaching philosophy at the Jesuit Ignatianum University in Krakow.
- Lourenço Eiró
Lourenço Eiró was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1970. Having attended Jesuit High School in Lisbon he studied hotel management in Porto, joining the Society of Jesus at 23. After philosophy studies in Braga (Portugal), he spent Regency in a Jesuit school in Santo Tirso before going to Madrid, Spain, where he did studied Theology in Comillas University before going to Rome to study pedagogy in the Salesian Pontificial University. He then returned to work in Colegio das Caldinhas, Santo Tirso, as pastoral coordinator, teaching religion, organising pastoral activities such as reflection days, weekends and other pastoral events for students. He was also the catechetical coordinator of the school and coordinator of the Jesuit Camping association (“Campinácios“) while working for a masters degree in religious in the Catholic University of Oporto.
- Pavel Bačo
Pavel was born in 1974 in Slavičín, Czech Republic. He joined the Jesuits in 1992 and, after finishing his novitiate in 1994, was sent to study philosophy in Munich, Germany. Between 1996 and 1998 he did his regency back in Brno, Czech Republic. From 1998 he studied theology at Milltown Park, Dublin and went on to gain a Masters in Systematic Theology at Heythrop College, London. In 2002 was ordained priest and, from February 2003 until September 2011, worked in university chaplaincy in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
- Piaras Jackson
A native of Cappamore, County Limerick, Ireland, Piaras was born in 1962. He was ordained for the dioceses of Cashel and Emly and was curate in Rinn ó gCuanach, Waterford, before studying religious education in Dublin and in New York. He worked widely in the catechetical field before joining the Society of Jesus in 2003. After his novitiate in Birmingham, he studied journalism in Dublin City University and worked in communications in the Irish province, most recently as editor of Sacred Space, the daily prayer site.