Prayer and listening for greater commitment

Prayer and listening for greater commitment

The annual meeting of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat at the Curia was a full five days of sharing in which interpersonal encounters counted for a lot, but which was intended in particular to deepen and strengthen the commitment to the work of GIAN.

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Father Kino, builder of bridges

Father Kino, builder of bridges

Can a contemporary musical play shed light on one of the most burning issues of the day, namely, the harsh experience of Latin American migrants heading for the United States?

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Conversion in (and of) the history of the Society of Jesus

Conversion in (and of) the history of the Society of Jesus

Conversion, understood as a radical change of life, is part of the history of the Society of Jesus, not only since its origins but even before the Society’s foundation.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Martin Abad Santos SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Martin Abad Santos SJ

Martin Abad Santos is a Filipino Jesuit who has been working for the past twenty years in East Timor, a newly independent country that faces many challenges.

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JESUIT FUTURES – The General meets Jesuits in formation

JESUIT FUTURES – The General meets Jesuits in formation

Fr. Arturo Sosa spoke with six young Jesuits - one from each of the six Jesuit Conferences - about the meaning of the Universal Apostolic Preferences for them, about the future of the Society...

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Travis Russell SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Travis Russell SJ

Travis Russell is a Jesuit from the United States, currently working at the JCCU, in Washington D.C., as criminal justice policy advisor for the Office of Justice and Ecology.

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15 new Provincials “in training”

15 new Provincials “in training”

At the moment, fifteen Provincial Superiors appointed during the two years of Covid-19 are taking part in a "colloquium". It is an opportunity for them to get to know...

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The Society of Jesus in numbers – 2022 Edition

The Society of Jesus in numbers – 2022 Edition

One of the responsibilities of the Secretary of the Society of Jesus is to present each year to Father General, to the Jesuits and to those associated with the Society, a statistical portrait...

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Challenges in sight for Jesuit Higher Education in the post-Covid era

Challenges in sight for Jesuit Higher Education in the post-Covid era

The IAJU Board (International Association of Jesuit Universities) met over the course of three days (March 14-16) by zoom. The meeting was co-animated by...

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Metanoia: an attitude… and a statue

Metanoia: an attitude… and a statue

The Belgian artist Johan Tahon had already presented his sculpture entitled Metanoia to Father General Arturo Sosa and to Pope Francis. It depicts St Ignatius in his conversion process...

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Thierry Manirambona SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Thierry Manirambona SJ

Thierry is a young Jesuit from Burundi who is currently studying theology at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya. How can a Jesuit of his generation, and an African at that, live the vow of religious poverty and talk about it?

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Five saints and one feast

Five saints and one feast

On 12 March 2022, the eve of the ninth year of his pontificate, Pope Francis came to the Church of the Gesù in Rome to celebrate the anniversary...

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