50 Years of Justice and Reconciliation – Xavier Jeyaraj SJ
As part of our ongoing celebration of the half-century anniversary of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology at the Curia of the Society of Jesus in Rome, we have invited the former secretaries to record their thoughts on being part of 50 years of services by SJES.
To conclude this series, here is the testimony of Fr. Xavier Jeyaraj, the current Secretary. An Indian Jesuit from the Province of Calcutta, he has been leading the SJES since 2017. Previously, he was the Delegate for Social Apostolate of the Jesuit Conference of South Asia.
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.