“We want very much to walk together with you toward wholeness and healing.”

“We want very much to walk together with you toward wholeness and healing.”

Father General met with teachers and students at the Red Cloud Indian High School, experienced Lakota culture at the Heritage Center, and met with community leaders.

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The Catholic identity of our educational apostolate

The Catholic identity of our educational apostolate

The Expanded Council of Fr. General met during the week of 12-16 September in Rome. The theme of this council was the Catholic identity of our educational apostolate in the current socio-political context.

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Ecumenism and interreligious dialogue: still on the agenda

Ecumenism and interreligious dialogue: still on the agenda

Reflection on ecumenism and interreligious dialogue is a service that the Society of Jesus continues to offer to the Catholic Church. The General’s international advisory group for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue met from 5 to 8 September 2022.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has effected FACSI contributions in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has effected FACSI contributions in 2021

FACSI, the Apostolic and Charitable Fund of the Society of Jesus (the acronym comes from the Latin name) is an agency of Father General which offers financial support to projects in various parts of the world. Each year, Provinces and Regions...

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The Catholic identity of our educational mission

The Catholic identity of our educational mission

Father General’s Extended Council, the Consiglio Allargato, began one of its three annual meetings today, 12 September. The Extended Council brings together not only the General Assistants but also the Sector Secretaries and...

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Discernment as a way to face the future: a challenge for Jesuit universities

Discernment as a way to face the future: a challenge for Jesuit universities

“As universities whose identity includes the commitment to the mission of reconciliation and justice, we have the enormous responsibility of helping to distinguish the truth from the falsehoods used to justify...”

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Ignatian Year: a spiritual pilgrimage to reach love

Ignatian Year: a spiritual pilgrimage to reach love

On 31 July 2022, just a few days ago, Fr Arturo Sosa, the General of the Society of Jesus, led the Society to celebrate the conclusion of the Ignatian Year in Loyola.

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Concluding the Ignatian Year in the Basilica of Loyola

Concluding the Ignatian Year in the Basilica of Loyola

On Sunday 31 July, Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Jesuits, brought to a close the Ignatian Year, with which the Society of Jesus commemorated the 500th anniversary of the conversion of Ignatius of Loyola. Fr Sosa did so by inviting his listeners to “commit themselves generously to the service of others, with total dedication”.

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“Today’s world needs people who commit themselves fully”

“Today’s world needs people who commit themselves fully”

On 31 July 2022, we celebrate the feast of St Ignatius. Loyola is the place where it all began for this man: he was transformed by the grace of a call from the Lord. Loyola is also the place where Jesuits, and the whole Ignatian family, brought the«Ignatian Year» to a close.

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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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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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Video series from Fr General – Episode 11

Video series from Fr General – Episode 11

Fr. Arturo Sosa begins his explanation of how the Society of Jesus’ mission is not just a concern for Jesuits by drawing on the material of the book’s eleventh and final chapter, which he wrote for the Ignatian Year.

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