Video series from Fr General – Episode 9
Walking with Ignatius: Episode 9Arturo Sosa SJ
Watch the video above to join Fr General as he reflects on the Society, the Church and World.
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. This is the 4th Universal Apostolic Preference. It is also a response to the calls of Pope Francis in Laudato Si’.
Fr General publishes a video each month during the Ignatian Year as a companion to his book Walking with Ignatius. You are invited to walk the journey of the Ignatian year with him.
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.
The work of the 71st Congregation of Procurators came to a close at midday on Sunday 21 May. A majority of the Procurators voted “non cogenda”, i.e., not to convoke a General Congregation. In the afternoon, the members gathered in the Basilica of Loyola...
“Jesuits know who they are by looking at Jesus; he is the foundation of our Jesuit identity. When we pray together, we find ourselves... we find each other... and we find a new depth and creativity in our mission.”
The retreat for the Congregation of Procurators is a unique opportunity for the members to dive deep into the De Statu Societatis and reflect on it. It is a synthesis document prepared by Father General from reports received on the situation of the Society...
The hundred or so Jesuits gathered in Loyola, the birthplace of Saint Ignatius in Spain, are living an eight-day retreat together. To help you feel the atmosphere of this important gathering, here are some photos of the beginning of the event, including the opening Mass in the Basilica of Loyola.
Father General Arturo Sosa has appointed Fr. Thomas Amirtham Provincial of the Madurai (MDU) Province. Born on 25 May 1964, Fr. Amirtham entered the Society of Jesus on 5 July 1984, was ordained a priest on 19 November 1994, and pronounced his Final Vows on 29 April 2005.