Category: JIC

  • Updated Jocist anniversaries 2023

    Updated Jocist anniversaries 2023

    We’re still at the beginning of 2023 but I’ve already missed one big jocist anniversary – the 150th anniversary of the birth of St Therese of Lisieux, patron saint of the YCW – so time to get to work.

  • Paulo Freire and the Jocist movements

    Paulo Freire and the Jocist movements

    Today, 19 September 2021, we celebrate the centenary of the birth of the great Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire, known for his book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which described the literacy education programs he had developed for promoting critical consciousness and action among the poor.

  • Liturgical renewal, Specialised Catholic Action and social change in Quebec

    Liturgical renewal, Specialised Catholic Action and social change in Quebec

    In her article, “Doing It Rite: Specialized Catholic Action and Liturgical Renewal in Quebec, 1930s–1960s,” Indre Cuplinskas highlights the role of Specialised Catholic Action movements  (SCA).

  • The role of Marie-Louise Monnet

    The role of Marie-Louise Monnet

    Marie-Louise Monnet, founded the JIC – the Jeunesse Indépendente Chrétienne Féminine (Young Christian Business Women) in France in 1931 after meeting Cardijn and Belgian YCW leaders at Lourdes.