The story of a crazy idea

The story of a crazy idea

Peter was covered head to foot in tattoos: not the usual look for an R.E. teacher. And at a very young age, he had ended up in a gang. Then, several years ago, he had watched a Dutch television reality show...

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Finding the crucified Christ in the migrants

Finding the crucified Christ in the migrants

Finding God is one of the fundamental spiritual paths laid out by Ignatius to help everyone to discern God’s presence, to find God in all things, reaching out to a difficult and diverse, a grace-filled yet a groaning world.

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The new Jesuit Blessed, Philipp Jeningen – What has he got to say to us?

The new Jesuit Blessed, Philipp Jeningen – What has he got to say to us?

When the Church beatifies a person who died more than 300 years, we always want to know why. What does the person still have to tell us?

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A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

It is too early to speak of the conclusions and fruits of the week-long session that brought together some forty Jesuit brothers in Rome from 3 to 10 July. It is always difficult, indeed, to quantify "results" when much of the program was centered on...

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Fr. Philipp Jeningen, Rural Missionary, is beatified

Fr. Philipp Jeningen, Rural Missionary, is beatified

Philipp Jeningen was born in 1642 in Bavaria and exercised his priestly ministry as an itinerant preacher, mostly in that same region of Germany. For many years, he was attached to the Jesuit basilica in Ellwangen. That is where he died and was buried in 1704.

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A culture of collaboration to become persons with and for others

A culture of collaboration to become persons with and for others

On Thursday, 14 July, Fr. General Arturo Sosa SJ spoke during the X Congress of the World Union of Jesuit Alumni (WUJA) at the San Ignacio Sarria College in Barcelona.

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The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

In the course of the formation of all Jesuits, the Society seeks to confirm and support the call that the Jesuit in formation has heard. What call exactly?

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An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

During the week of July 3-10, nearly forty Jesuit brothers came to the Curia to share their experience of religious life as brothers. What does it mean today to be a Jesuit religious without being a priest?

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

Sometimes Grégoire Catta ponders what the vow of poverty entails for a Jesuit like him. Living in the city of Paris, he divides his time between Saint Denis, a peri-urban neighborhood that is among the poorest in the region, and the French Bishops’ Conference, where he works.

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The IBEROamericana University: working towards a more just society in Mexico

The IBEROamericana University: working towards a more just society in Mexico

“This is what we seek to transmit to our students. At IBERO they have the possibility and the means to transform themselves into free people who are open to being challenged by the complex realities of their world.”

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Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

Rebuilding social fabric through “living together”

As is the case in other Jesuit Provinces in Latin America, the social ministry of the Mexican Province includes a CIAS (Centre for Research and Social Action). This CIAS was relaunched in 2015, and renamed “Jesuits for Peace”.

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Father Solinas, ambassador of reconciliation

Father Solinas, ambassador of reconciliation

Jesuit Father Juan Antonio Solinas, recently beatified in the Zanta region of northwestern Argentina, showed an uncommon availability for the service of the Gospel. Born in Sardinia, he entered the Society...

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