- Vocational Culture in universities
Raquel Sanz Velasco - UNIJES - Vocational
Culture, Province of Spain
Culture” began in 2019 as a project in Jesuit universities in Spain (UNIJES) to
“accompany young people in the creation
of a hopeful future” (Third Universal
At MAG+S, we
want to help them to develop their vocation in a holistic, integrated fashion.
Following Jesus affects the whole of life, from the professional arena to the
personal and spiritual.
options we offer include discernment workshops, opportunities for service,
courses on Ignatian identity or “More than...” meetings for young people in
professions such as Law, Economics, Psychology, Education, Science or
At a “More
than...” event, young people studying the same subject, or in the initial years
of their working life get the chance to go deeper than the knowledge or skills
they are acquiring day-to-day in their classes, internships or jobs.
offer a space for young people to deepen their self-knowledge, pray and reflect
on how to lead a professional life as people of faith. They also share personal
experiences and listen to inspiring testimonies from Christian professionals.
than... education’ I see my daily activity, centred on Jesus, in a new light.”
“I want to
end my PhD as a better, more loving person, learning who I want to be (and who
I don’t), what I want to be like (and what I definitely don’t want to be like)
in the world.” (Ana)
MAG+S is creating a network of robust
professionals who feel driven to fully inhabit and give their all to the
vocation to which they feel God is calling them. Ultimately, isn’t that what
Ignatian magis is all about?