Years before 1949, plans for a school were presented by a Jesuit to his congregation in Manila.  What was introduced then was a master plan with Envisioned more than 50 years ago, the proposal to build included a church that remained on paper for several decades. In the meantime, the school grew into a well-established university from where thousands have graduated and moved on. It was in the 90’s when major steps to execute the vision of the church finally took a more definite direction.Today, the Church of the Gesu stands as a religious icon that embodies the ideals of the Ateneo de Manila University. The church is a new and spacious structure located within the heart of the campus. This house of worship was conceived to symbolize everything the Ateneo has aspired to be and do - as Filipino, as Jesuit, and as Christian/Catholic.1 READ MORE

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The Church of the Gesu will be closed from December 25, 2016-January 4, 2017. It will resume operations on  January 5, 2017 May the good and loving God bless us always!  
Eternal - God’s Word Today by Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin SJ     MORE COLUMNS
Would you not follow the one who could walk on water, turn water into wine, and multiply five loaves to feed five thousand?   There they were, the multitudes, following him to Jerusalem. He knew he was going to end up on Calvary. They
In your prayers, please remember Fr. Jesus "Jess" A. Diaz, S.J. (GS'37, HS'41) who joined our Creator on Tuesday, 9 August 2016 at the age of 92.  Fr. Diaz entered the Society of Jesus on 30 May 1941 and was ordained to the
I have a theory that Filipino drivers are one of the most alert drivers in the world (with the Italians coming at a close second maybe). That’s because they never know what’s coming at them. The unpredictability sharpens their senses. When I was lear