Prayer for the season of Advent

Prayer for the season of Advent

Yes! Christmas is approaching, and we are waiting in faith... In faith, we await the Emmanuel, God manifesting himself and becoming present among us.

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Walking the path of renewal

Walking the path of renewal

The conference ‘Apostolic Planning for Renewal and Transformation 2023’ will take place between 5-8 December in the Aula of the General Curia. A key part of the whole project of renewal within the Society, the conference will present four days...

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Major Superiors in Formation…

Major Superiors in Formation…

Being invited to spend two whole weeks in Rome is a wonderful thing! It was not for a holiday, however, but to strengthen leadership skills and to get to know better the “ways of proceeding” of the Society of Jesus at the level of its General Curia...

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Praying for Survivors and Victims of Abuse

Praying for Survivors and Victims of Abuse

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – going deeper

The Jesuit vow of poverty – going deeper

The 36th General Congregation in 2016 had mandated Father General, Arturo Sosa, to implement revisions of the Statutes on Religious Poverty in the Society of Jesus and the Instruction on the Administration of Goods. For this purpose, he appointed a Commission...

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Jesuit formation is always a priority

Jesuit formation is always a priority

The cycle of meetings at the Curia is in fast-track mode. During the week of 6-10 November the six Delegates for Formation, one from each Conference, met with Father General’s Assistant for Formation, Fr Mark Ravizza.

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Fr Erik John J. Gerilla: the new Regional Superior of East Timor

Fr Erik John J. Gerilla: the new Regional Superior of East Timor

The Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr Arturo Sosa, has appointed FrErik John J. Gerilla (46) as the next Regional Superior of the East Timor Region (ETR).

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Fr Shajumon Chakkalakkal, the new Provincial of the Darjeeling Province

Fr Shajumon Chakkalakkal, the new Provincial of the Darjeeling Province

Father Arturo Sosa, Superior General, has nominated Fr Shajumon Chakkalakkal (57) as the next Provincial of the Darjeeling Province.

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In November, let us pray for our departed

In November, let us pray for our departed

This November, let us pray for our deceased imploring the Lord’s mercy upon their souls.Let us unite in prayer with those who have gone before us to be with the Lord.

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Getting November off to a good start: let’s celebrate all the saints!

Getting November off to a good start: let’s celebrate all the saints!

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Fr Xavier L. Olin, new Provincial for the Philippines

Fr Xavier L. Olin, new Provincial for the Philippines

Father General has appointed Fr Xavier Olin as the next Provincial for the Philippine Province. He was born 49 years ago in Naga, where he studied Literature and got his diploma at the Jesuit school of Ateneo de Naga University in 1994. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1997...

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Roberto Jaramillo SJ, next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES)

Roberto Jaramillo SJ, next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology (SJES)

Father General has appointed Fr. Roberto Jaramillo, from the Province of Colombia, as the next Director of the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology. He will succeed Fr. Xavier Jeyaraj, from the Calcutta Province, who has been serving at the General Curia since 2017.

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