A collaboration of InfoSJ and The
Society of Jesus in Spain
On Sunday 31 July, Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior
General of the Jesuits, brought to a close the Ignatian Year, with which the
Society of Jesus commemorated the 500th anniversary of the conversion of
Ignatius of Loyola. Fr Sosa did so by inviting his listeners to “commit themselves
generously to the service of others, with total dedication”.
said this during his homily at the Eucharist celebrated on the feast of St.
Ignatius in the Basilica of Loyola, next to the house where the saint was born
and where he began a new life journey after being wounded in Pamplona. Presiding
at the celebration was Archbishop Francisco Pérez, Archbishop of Pamplona, and
the concelebrants included Fr Sosa; Fr Antonio España, Provincial of the
Society of Jesus in Spain; and Fr Cipriano Díaz, Assistant to Father General
for Southern Europe.