Social Action (JESA)

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  • Secretariat for Jesuit Social Action (JESA)

Jesuits in Social Action (JESA) South Asia Secretariat was formally initiated in 1973 to assist the Major Superiors to translate the faith - justice mandate of GC 32 into action in all the ministries and in particular in social action ministry of the Society of Jesus. The primary function of JESA is to encourage and elicit well-studied and analyzed responses and interventions from Jesuits and collaborates in favour of and with the marginalized groups and communities. It would further promote and coordinate on going action-reflections, interactions, research/study and actions leading to greater development and empowerment of the priority communities. It would also gather and disseminate information and knowledge through bulletins, workshops, seminars, trainings and visits.


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Fr. Stanislaus Jebamalai (GUJ)
Secretary, JESA
Indian Social Institute Ph:(011) 49534162; Mob: 9868476957
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003 E-mail: <>;

Province/Region Coordinators for Social Action (CSA)

AND Marianayagam Duraisamy <>
BOM Anthony Dias <>
CCU Jothi <>
DAR Pascal Xalxo <>
DEL John Ari <>
DUM John Robinson <>
GOA Simon Fernandes  <>
GUJ Stanislaus Pinto <>
HAZ Primus Kerketta <>
JAM Polidor Kujur <>
KAR Jerry D’Souza <>
KER Benny Chiramel <>
KHM Owen Chourappa <>
MAP Marcel Ekka <>
MDU Marianathan <>
NEP David Ekka <>
PAT Anto J. Thundaparambil <>
PUN Joe D’Souza <>
RAN Thomas Barla <>
SRI Veerasan Yogeswaran <>