Lent… it all begins with prayer

Lent… it all begins with prayer

Ash Wednesday, the first day of this “journey towards Easter”, which can be demanding if you put your heart into it. Like any mountain hiker walking along a rocky or snowy path, you’re aware of where you’re stepping, you’re aware of the challenges...

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Fr Thomas Hollweck: New Provincial for the Central European Province

Fr Thomas Hollweck: New Provincial for the Central European Province

Father General Arturo Sosa has appointed Fr Thomas Hollweck as the next Provincial of the Central European Province of the Society of Jesus (ECE).

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Society of Jesus launches comprehensive safeguarding training programme

Society of Jesus launches comprehensive safeguarding training programme

In a significant development towards fostering a secure environment within the global Jesuit community, the Society of Jesus has announced the launch of a comprehensive formation and training programme aimed at safeguarding minors and vulnerable persons.

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Father General’s Extended Council | Formation for Jesuits… but not only for Jesuits

Father General’s Extended Council | Formation for Jesuits… but not only for Jesuits

The Society can no longer simply focus on the formation of its members, but is increasingly called upon to offer opportunities and even programmes of formation to “non-Jesuits”, lay people or religious women and men from other congregations, who are active partners in the Society’s mission.

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“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him…”

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him…”

From the Communications Team of the General Curia of the Society of Jesus, BEST WISHES for 2024!

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Fr Sosa: Christmas plea for peace

Fr Sosa: Christmas plea for peace

In his Christmas message, Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Jesuits, wishes to support the desire, hope and prayer for peace of Jesuits and the many partners in mission. He invites us to be inspired by Francis of Assisi, of course, but also by...

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How can we tune in to God’s dream and collaborate with God..?

How can we tune in to God’s dream and collaborate with God..?

Book launch: ‘Welcoming the Spirit – A Communal Discernment Approach to Pastoral Planning’ by Dr Christina Kheng

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“Do not shrink your vision!” – Arturo Sosa, SJ

“Do not shrink your vision!” – Arturo Sosa, SJ

Today, on the second day of the four-day gathering, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, addressed the assembly with strong and concrete words of encouragement, as he spoke of Province Planning as a pathway to hope and renewal – a vibrant and exciting opportunity...

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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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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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