Grant Tungay SJ grew up in Johannesburg and studied law in Cape Town before joining the Society of Jesus in 2007. His studies in the Society include philosophy in London and human rights law at Wits University in Johannesburg. He worked for the Jesuit Institute before moving to France to study his first-cycle theology at Centre Sèvres in Paris. He is currently doing his second-cycle theology in Nairobi, Kenya at Hekima University College.
Grant Tungay SJ describes how he heard about the latest xenophobic attacks while studying in Kenya. He draws on the parable of the Good Samaritan, asking us to reflect on who our neighbours are and how we have behaved towards them.
The cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris burned last night, as much of it was devastated by an aggressive fire tearing through its heart. Grant Tungay SJ, studies theology in Paris and frequently worshipped at the Paris cathedral. He shares wi th us the moment he learned of the fire and the history of this most sacred place in the Catholic world.