Martin Abad Santos is a Filipino Jesuit who has been working for the past twenty years in East Timor, a newly independent country that faces many challenges.
At a time when there is much talk of Russia and also of the relations between the Church of Rome and that of Moscow, we do well to review some of the history of Jesuit involvement in Russia 100 years ago.
We pray for all young people, called to live life to the fullest; may they see in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the dedication to service.
In the ninth chapter of his book, Father Sosa addresses one of the most topical issues in the world, that of caring for our Common Home. The Society of Jesus is committed to collaborating actively with others in addressing the environmental emergency.
“What we do is a drop in the ocean, but it’s a good drop! The people we accompany don’t know much about JRS as an organisation, but they will remember our faces, they will remember the people.”
The closing years of the 1550s were not particularly pleasant for the Jesuits. Not only did they have to contend with the death of Ignatius in July 1556, but the previous year Paul IV...
We may tend to forget it, but Greece still hosts a large number of refugees. We have heard about the terrible situation in the camps on the island of Lesbos, but many refugees are living in the heart of the city of Athens.
Fr. Arturo Sosa spoke with six young Jesuits - one from each of the six Jesuit Conferences - about the meaning of the Universal Apostolic Preferences for them, about the future of the Society...
In 1663, the very first house in the world to be totally dedicated to retreats was founded in the Breton city of Vannes by the Jesuit Vincent Huby. He became its first director. Some 20 times a year...
Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia!
Good Friday is the perfect day to meditate before Christ on the Cross. We suggest that you do so before the famous “Smiling Christ” hanging in the castle of Javier, Spain, the birthplace of St. Francis Xavier.
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