Fr Arturo Sosa at the UCAT in Venezuela

Fr Arturo Sosa at the UCAT in Venezuela

Táchira is an area in Venezuela where, in the main, religious, simple and hard-working people live. On 26 June 2023, a memorable event took place in Loma del Tejar, the headquarters of the sixty year-old Catholic University of Táchira: it was the Jesuit Superior General’s Canonical Visitation to the university. The last such visitation occurred 25 years ago.

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University ministry in Colombia: Ignatian identity and community service

University ministry in Colombia: Ignatian identity and community service

La Javeriana is the name of the Jesuit University in Bogotá (Colombia). Clearly, the institution is named after Saint Francis Xavier. To remind students of this, the university’s pastoral center is called the “Centro Pastoral San Francisco Javier”.

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Father General visits the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Father General visits the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

On 22 June, Fr. Arturo Sosa, Superior General, visited the Javeriana. He participated in an encounter with representatives of the different bodies of the institution. The theme chosen for the meeting was: “Which university for which country?” He was welcomed...

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CINEP/PPP of Colombia… more than just a long acronym!

CINEP/PPP of Colombia… more than just a long acronym!

One of the highlights of Father General’s visit to the Colombian Province was his visit to CINEP/PPP (the Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular/Programa para la Paz). For over fifty years, this institution has upheld the tradition...

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Young Jesuits in Colombia and the challenges they face

Young Jesuits in Colombia and the challenges they face

We asked the superior of the community, Jorge Alberto Camacho, to tell us about the challenges faced by Jesuit students during their first years of formation. He also told us about the joys he himself experiences in his responsibility as formator.

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At the CPAL Assembly, with Father General

At the CPAL Assembly, with Father General

“Reconfiguration and restructuring” were the two key words used by the new President of the Conference of Provincials of Latin America and the Caribbean, Rafael Garrido, when he announced the 48th Assembly of the CPAL. It is taking place...

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Father General in Great Britain – The pictures

Father General in Great Britain – The pictures

Father Arturo Sosa, the Superior General, visited the British Province for a few days during Easter week. As mentioned earlier, the Province is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year. The General was delighted to travel to the United Kingdom for the first time...

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Father General in London – The London Jesuit Centre

Father General in London – The London Jesuit Centre

Father Arturo Sosa visited the British Province and met with Jesuits in the London area on his last day. He celebrated Mass at the Jesuit Church in the city center and inaugurated a portion of the new London Jesuit Centre. This initiative is significant for revitalizing...

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In Oxford, Father General visits the <i>Laudato Si’ Research Institute</i>

In Oxford, Father General visits the Laudato Si’ Research Institute

On the third day of his visit to the British Province, Fr. Arturo Sosa, Superior General, went to Oxford. He visited Campion Hall, the Society’s College, which has been part of this prestigious university for over 125 years. It was not only an opportunity to get in touch...

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Father General visits <i>Manresa House</i>, the international novitiate in Birmingham

Father General visits Manresa House, the international novitiate in Birmingham

The English-speaking novitiate in Birmingham is based in a large industrial city with universities, hospitals and prisons, in an extensive multi-cultural and multi-faith population, with numerous centres for refugees and asylum seekers. The Jesuit community...

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Father General in North Wales: St Beuno’s Jesuit Spiritual Centre

Father General in North Wales: St Beuno’s Jesuit Spiritual Centre

Father Arturo Sosa, the Superior General, is currently spending a few days in the British Province. Following his initial visit to Liverpool, he proceeded to the St Beuno’s Jesuit Spiritual Centre located in Wales. During his homily...

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Smiles, hugs and consolation as Fr. General visits the Province of Portugal

Smiles, hugs and consolation as Fr. General visits the Province of Portugal

On his first day in Portugal, Fr. Arturo Sosa visited the Algarve, passing through the village of São José de Alcalar and the parish of Nossa Senhora do Amparo. He was received with enthusiasm, simplicity and joy.

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