Q&A with Father General: How can you deal with so much work?
Father Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Jesuits, explains that his task, at the universal level, is only possible because it is a team effort.
Receiving, day after day, correspondence from all over the world, questions or concerns from Provincial Superiors, requests for information on the Society’s ways of proceeding, all of this requires time and attention. Sometimes it concerns problems faced by a particular Jesuit, or the fate of an institution that is in crisis. Father General cannot know everything and he must not decide alone. That is why he works with some twelve very close collaborators who, each in his own way and based on his experience, help him to discern God’s will for the good of the universal mission of the Society of Jesus.
To pray to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is to respond to His love by expressing our own love for Him and for all that He cherishes. During the month of June, we are especially encouraged to dedicate our prayers to the Sacred Heart.
While voting “Cogenda/Non Cogenda” is the primary responsibility of a Congregation of Procurators, what happened - and what happens next - is more nuanced that a simple “yes or no” vote.
Let us pray that the international community may commit itself concretely to abolish torture, guaranteeing support to victims and their families.
Exactly 500 years ago, Ignatius made his pilgrimage to Jerusalem. For this Jubilee, a group of 36 people from Germany, Austria and Switzerland made the pilgrimage on foot from Jaffo to Jerusalem from 14-21 May.
Even before the foundation of the Society of Jesus, missionary work has been part of the charism that would come to guide the Jesuits. From Ignatius of Loyola, after his conversion when he vowed to spend his life...
The experience of three very different schools in Northern California, all fighting against racism.