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Ricardo da Silva SJ

Show BioHide BioGoogle+LinkedInRicardo is Acting Editor of spotlight.africa and a team member at Jesuit Institute South Africa. Born in Coimbra, Portugal; immigrating to Johannesburg, South Africa with his mother at the age of six. After school, he enjoyed a career in marketing, communications and brand management before joining the Jesuits in 2007. He has studied communications in South Africa, philosophy in the UK and theology in Brazil. Passionate about liturgical music, media and ethics and takes especial delight in good company and food. As a Jesuit, he has ministered in many different contexts: the elderly, high school and university students, refugees, migrants and the homeless.

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‘Daddy!’, he cried

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A story told by a co-presenter at a recent workshop that Ricardo da Silva SJ was involved with impacted him greatly. It triggered an experience he had had in a conversation with a group of young people. He reflects on the stories he heard and how they spoke to... More »

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