On 23 January, Father General Arturo Sosa signed the letter announcing the next President of the Conference of Latin American Provincials (CPAL). It will be Fr. Rafael Garrido (age 50), from the Province of Venezuela.
On 21st January 1623 Fr. General Vitelleschi issued a decree canonically establishing the English Province of the Society of Jesus. Four hundred years to the day after this decree was issued Jesuits, lay-people and other religious working alongside us...
Father General has appointed Fr. Attila András (47) as the next Provincial of the Province of Hungary. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1996 at the age of 19 after his secondary education studies. He studied philosophy in Germany, did his regency...
“Street life is a parallel society that co-exists alongside what we call normal society. It has its own rules and habits, even its own language. And just as parallel lines never meet, neither do these two worlds. They may exist side by side...”
A social Jesuit project in Timor-Leste that brings water and the love of God to many.
Where would we be if not for teachers? They give their sweat and tears to the world that is to come. The future generation is being created by these artists.
One of the great traditions of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific is the SBC: the Scholastics and Brothers Circle. The tradition had been threatened by the pandemic: the last edition took place in 2019. But on 19 to 26 December 2022 the Circle took shape again.
In Peru, in a context of great political tension that has seen President Pedro Castillo imprisoned after he tried to dissolve the parliament, demonstrations have turned violent in several parts of the country. The Jesuit Province of Peru issued the following statement.
A mother carries her child. She is all that the babe knows. As the little one is nestled in the blankets, we can only hope that they are safe. Safe from the cold, safe from sadness, safe from starvation, war and sickness.
We pray that educators may be credible witnesses, teaching fraternity rather than confrontation and helping the youngest and most vulnerable above all.
How can one live poorly when one has access to many intellectual and material resources? Is the distinction between “living poorly” individually, as a religious, and “using the costly resources of today’s world” collectively, within the framework of apostolic works or projects, sufficiently clear?
Fr. Renato Zecchin is the novice master of the Australian Province of the Society of Jesus. When asked to share about his vision of the Jesuit way of living religious poverty, he recalls the moment when he entered the novitiate in 1971, and had the desire to be sent...
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