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JESAM’s Committees and Commissions

The Jesuit Superiors of Africa and Madagascar is made up of one President, currently R.P. Mike Lewis S.J., a panel of advisers known as Consultors, and the nine Provincials of African Provinces.

The consultors seek to advise the President on the workings and challenges of JESAM and to promote the collaboration of the provinces/regions.

  • R.P. Orobator, Agbonkhianmeghe E (President, Since February 2017)
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  • P. Mutemangando, Tite
 
  • P. Istas, Michel (Socius)
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  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli José
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  • R.P. Afulo Joseph O.
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REVISOR
P. Ndomba Mathieu (AOC)

The Conference is made up of the President and the Provincials or regional superiors of Africa and Madagascar. JESAM exists to further the collaboration of the provinces and the common pursuit of the goals and mission of the Universal Society of Jesus as it relates to the African continent.

  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José (ACE Provincial)
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  • R.P. Chukwuyenum A. Afiawari  (ANW Provincial)
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  • R.P. Loua Zaoro, Hyacinthe (AOC Provincial)
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  • R.P. Afulo, Joseph O. (AOR Provincial)
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  • R.P. Fulgence Ratsimbazafy(MDG Provincial)

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  • R.P. Ganza, Jean-Baptiste, (Regional Superior RWB)
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  • R.P. Rowan, David, (Regional Superior SAF)
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  • R.P. Mumba, Emmanuel, (ZAM Provincial)
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  • R.P. Chimhanda, Chiedza, (ZIM Provincial)
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Commissio Mixta is a collaboration between representative provincials from both the Euorpean (CEP) and African Conferences (JESAM).Delegates for AFR

  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José;
  • R.P. Chimhanda, Chiedza;
  • R.P. Odiaka, Jude O.

Delegates for EUR

  • R. P. Grenet, Jean-Yves (GAL);
  • R. P. Ziólek, Wojciech (PME);
  • R. P. Magriñà Veciana, Lluís (TAR)

Each board is responsible for a respective JESAM sponsored formation center – the Philosophate of Arrupe College in Zimbabwe , the theologate of Hekima College in Kenya, or ITCJ, the theologate in Ivory Coast.  Arrupe College Board of Governors

  • R.P. Chiedza, Chimhanda
  • R.P. Mumba, Emmanuel
  • R.P. Ganza, Jean-Baptiste
  • R.P. Afulo, Joseph O.
  • R.P. Rowan, David

Hekima College

  • R.P. Ganza, Jean-Baptiste
  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José
  • R.P. Afulo, Joseph O.
  • R.P. Odiaka, Jude O. 
  • R.P. Ranaivoarson, Pierre André

Institut de Theologies de la Comagnie de Jésus (ITCJ)

  • R.P. Loua Zaoro, Hyacinthe
  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José
  • R.P. Odiaka, Jude O.
  • R.P. Ranaivoarson, Pierre André 

Representative from each Province gather to further the collaboration and promotion on the spirituality and mission of the apostleship of prayer and eucharistic youth movement among provinces in Africa

  • P. Katumba Mbwembwe, Georges, ACE
  • P. Oguagua, Thomas E., ANW
  • P. Dinladzer Nsame, Colleens, AOC
  • P. Kabutta Josephat L., AOR
  • P. Andrianarisoa, Odon Honoré, MDG
  • P. Kalisa Gérard, RWB
  • P. Chatteris, Christopher, SAF
  • P. Searson, Charles, ZAM
  • P. Landsberg, Konrad, ZIM

JEDOAM gathers the development officers of each Province and region together annually rot share best practices and to encourage collaboration in the area of fundraising and planning.

  • P. Lenge Wa-ku-Mikishi, Emmanuel, ACE
  • P. Ma, Matthew I., ANW
  • P. Allégbé François ďAssise, AOC
  • P. Kyara, Corbinian, AOR
  • P. Mananto, Rehama Jacques, MDG
  • P. Patrice Ndayisenga, RWB
  • P. Swiderski, Tadeusz, ZAM
  • P. Johnson, Nigel, ZIM Delegate
  • P. Botha Bruce, SAF

The Coordinators represent the educational institutions of their respective province/region.  They gather regularly to share ways for further collaboration and coordination.  

  • P. Madiangungu Lucien, ACE Higher Education
  • P. Kalubi Nsukami, Augustin, ACE
  • P. Ikechi Ikenna J.,ANW
  • P. Kabore Pazisnewende François, AOC Higher Education
  • P. Djimoguinan, Bertrand, AOC Secondary Education
  • P. Meyo Stephen Obwanda, AOR
  • P. Mananto, Rehama Jacques, MDG Higher Education and Magis
  • P. Randrianarimalala, Roger Marcel, MDG Primary & Secondary
  • P. Ndayishimiye Bonja Guillaume, RWB
  • R.P. Rowan, David, SAF 
  • P. Arimoso, Joseph, ZIM
  • P. Dhanapalan Rayer (MDU), ZAM

The Delegates of Formation represent their respective province/region and gather regularly to coordinate formation practices in support of those Jesuits in their initial earliest years of life within the Society of Jesus.  

  • P. Muhigirwa Kirhero, Bernard, ACE
  • P. Omoragbon, Ehi., ANW
  • P. Brossala Diddy, Kondjo, AOC
  • P. Kyaligonza, Lawrence, AOR Formation Assistant
  • P. Ratsimbazafy, Fulgence, MDG
  • P. Ingiyimbere, Fidéle, RWB
  • P. Carls, Shaun, SAF
  • P. Mukwato, Hector (acting), ZAM
  • P. Munyoro, Francis Gibson, ZIM Coordinator

All Novice masters of the Provinces in the Conference meet regularly to establish consistent policies and share best practices in the support of the first and second year novices of the provinces and regions of the Conference. 

  • P. Zolabi Mambueni, Flavien, ACE
  • P. Oguagua Thomas E., ANW
  • P. Quenum, Jean-Marie, AOC
  • P. Drasiga, Simon, AOR Novice Director
  • P. Razafiandriamahela, Gabriel, MDG
  • P. Mutemangando, Tite, RWB
  • P. Miti, Nathanael, SAF - ZAM - ZIM
  • P. Bandeira Abel, ZIM 

 The Coordinators represent the educational institutions of their respective province/region. They gather regularly to share ways for further collaboration and coordination.

The rectors, principals and deans of our five formation houses meet once a year to establish consistent procedures and  facilitate greater collaboraiotn among the formation centers that serve the scholastics in formation.ARRUPE COLLEGE

  • P. Afiawari Chukwuyenum (ANW), Rector
  • P. Kiyimba, Kizito (AOR), Dean

HEKIMA COLLEGE

  • P. Ghansah, John (ANW), Rector
  • P. Foro, Emmanuel (AOC), Dean JST, Academic Dean, Hekima College

ITCJ

  • P. Elenga, Yvon Christian (AOC), Recteur
  • P. N'Teba Mbengi Anicet (ACE), Directeur des études

SCOLASTIC SAINT PAUL

  • P. Julien Jaovory (MDG), Directeur du Philosophat

SAINT PIERRE CANISIUS

  • P. Kipupu Kafuti, Jules (ACE), Recteur
  • P. Mpay, Kemboly (ACE), Doyen de la Faculté de philosophie

The seven major social centers along with the centers of AJAN collaborate through the JASC network to promote the many social services offered among the 9 provinces and regions in Africa and Madagascar.  

  • Fr. Nyembo, Ngoy Jean, ACE
  • P.  Ujah Ejembi, ANW
  • P. Nantoïallah, Matrengar Kisito, AOC
  • F. Mokua, Elias, AOR
  • P. Razafinandraina, Noël M. Cyprien Médard, MDG
  • P. Gaspar, Paulo César, MOZ
  • P. Musoni, Pierre-Célestin, RWB
  • P. Hlobo, Rampeoane, SAF,
  • P. Chilufya, Charles, ZAM
  • P. Nhika Admire Rufaro, ZIM
  • P. Minani Bihuzo, Rigobert (ACE), JESAM

JESTRAM meets annually to establish consistent and transparent financial procedures in light of the universal standards of the Society of Jesus.

  • P. Mvula Dinayame, Hubert, ACE
  • P. Odey Kevin O., ANW
  • F. Yamou, Joseph, AOC
  • P. Udahemuka Fidelis, AOR
  • P. Rakotondrasoa, Jean Raphaël, MDG
  • P. Gasigwa, Fabian, RWB
  • P. Botha, Bruce, SAF,
  • P. Hamakalu Nicholas, ZAM
  • P. Hampson, Joseph, ZIM

  • Chairman: R.P. Orobator, Agbonkhianmeghe E.

ARRUPE COLLEGE

  • R.P. Chiedza, Chimhanda
  • R.P. Mumba, Emmanuel
  • R.P. Domingos, Virgílio
  • R.P. Ganza, Jean-Baptiste
  • R.P. Afulo, Joseph O.
  • R.P. Rowan, David

HEKIMA COLLEGE

  • R.P. Ganza, Jean-Baptiste
  • R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José
  • R.P. Afulo, Joseph O.
  • R.P. Odiaka, Jude O.
  • R.P. Ranaivoarson, Pierre André

ITCJ

  • R.P. Domingos, Virgílio
  • R.P. Loua Zaoro, Hyacinthe R.P. Minaku Lukoli, José
  • R.P. Odiaka, Jude O.
  • R.P. Ranaivoarson, Pierre André ABIDJAN

 

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