Are the Jesuits of the 16th century and the Jesuits of today very different?

Are the Jesuits of the 16th century and the Jesuits of today very different?

Camilla Russell is Head of Publications at the Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu(IHSI) of the Archives of the Society of Jesus in Rome. She is Australian by birth and affiliated to the University of Newcastle in Australia. Specialist in the Renaissance, her latest book...

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Christmas 2022

Christmas 2022

“I Am There” Now God says to us What He has already said to the earth as a whole Through His grace-filled birth: I am there. I am with you.

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Launch of the Ignatian Young Adult Network

Launch of the Ignatian Young Adult Network

The Society of Jesus has a dream to reach out to accompany, to join in the adventure of discovering God today. Our dream is that young people feel ‘cura personalis’, feel ‘minded’, in a world that is so often impersonal.

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Heaven’s Heart – A Shared Thirst

Heaven’s Heart – A Shared Thirst

The resources that we share with the animals around us, are an important part of what it means to be a human. Water is central to that as it is the lifeblood of every living creature on this planet.

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A new Provincial for Madagascar: Fr. Jocelyn Rabeson

A new Provincial for Madagascar: Fr. Jocelyn Rabeson

Father General has appointed Fr. Solofonirina Jocelyn Rabeson (53) as the next Provincial of the Province of Madagascar. He entered the Society of Jesus at the Province novitiate in 1987. In 1998, he was ordained a priest in Antananarivo...

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A tradition charged with meaning, a sign that still speaks to us today

A tradition charged with meaning, a sign that still speaks to us today

Take a look at the photo-essay showing the Christmas nativity scenes displayed under the colonnade of St Peter’s Square in Rome, an initiative of the Dicastery for Evangelization.

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Matteo Ricci, missionary of inculturation

Matteo Ricci, missionary of inculturation

The figure of Matteo Ricci occupies a special place in the history of human culture as one of the main protagonists of the encounter between different cultures. Together with Marco Polo, he is one of the only two non-Chinese figures included in....

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A life of holiness through simplicity: Brother Marcos Figueroa, SJ

A life of holiness through simplicity: Brother Marcos Figueroa, SJ

On 17 December, Pope Francis approved the declaration of the heroic virtues of the Jesuit brother José Marcos Figueroa. He is thus considered “venerable”, a step towards official recognition of the holiness of his Christian life.

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Rupnik case: Jesuits invite anyone who has suffered abuse to contact them

Rupnik case: Jesuits invite anyone who has suffered abuse to contact them

Statement from Fr Johan Verschueren SJ, Delegate of Fr. General Sosa SJ and Major Superior for the International Houses.

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Heaven’s Heart – Dos Vidas (Two Lives)

Heaven’s Heart – Dos Vidas (Two Lives)

It is a meditation on the duality of an individual’s journey or period of transience. On one hand, hope for a better tomorrow. On the other, a deep and paralyzing fear of the now.

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You can all embark on a fantastic pilgrimage!

You can all embark on a fantastic pilgrimage!

You can now visit all the places connected to life of St Ignatius of Loyola - be it in a real journey, or virtually from your home. Download now the ‘Jesuit Pilgrimage’ app and help make the biggest pilgrimage ever in history.

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Br. Michael Schöpf SJ appointed new JRS International Director

Br. Michael Schöpf SJ appointed new JRS International Director

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is happy to announce that Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa SJ has appointed Br Michael Schöpf, from the Central European Jesuit Province, as the new JRS International Director.

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