The Camino Ignaciano: an adventure with God and others

The Camino Ignaciano: an adventure with God and others

Today’s testimonial comes from a woman who has just completed the Ignatian Way. Natalie Baxter Strange is a devout follower of Ignatian spirituality and an Anglican layperson. She is based in the Belgian city of Leuven.

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Video series from Fr General – Episode 10

Video series from Fr General – Episode 10

Fr Arturo Sosa reflects on several current issues that Jesuit education helps young people and many adults to address; starting with the contents of the 10th chapter of the book he published on the occasion of the Ignatian Year.

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Video series from Fr General – Episode 9

Video series from Fr General – Episode 9

In the ninth chapter of his book, Father Sosa addresses one of the most topical issues in the world, that of caring for our Common Home. The Society of Jesus is committed to collaborating actively with others in addressing the environmental emergency.

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A transformative and enriching upheaval

A transformative and enriching upheaval

In 1663, the very first house in the world to be totally dedicated to retreats was founded in the Breton city of Vannes by the Jesuit Vincent Huby. He became its first director. Some 20 times a year...

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Video series from Fr General – Episode 8

Video series from Fr General – Episode 8

In the eighth chapter of his book, Father Sosa talks about the care that the Society of Jesus wants to give to the accompaniment of young people, to enable them to open up a hope-filled future.

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Metanoia: an attitude… and a statue

Metanoia: an attitude… and a statue

The Belgian artist Johan Tahon had already presented his sculpture entitled Metanoia to Father General Arturo Sosa and to Pope Francis. It depicts St Ignatius in his conversion process...

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Five saints and one feast

Five saints and one feast

On 12 March 2022, the eve of the ninth year of his pontificate, Pope Francis came to the Church of the Gesù in Rome to celebrate the anniversary...

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Five saints – One call

Five saints – One call

Pope Francis will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the canonization of St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, and four other saints...

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Sainthood and canonization… getting ready for 12th March

Sainthood and canonization… getting ready for 12th March

During the Ignatian Year, an important date, 12th March 2022, marks the 400th anniversary of the canonization of St Ignatius.

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An anniversary to deepen our encounter with Jesus Christ

An anniversary to deepen our encounter with Jesus Christ

12 March is the 400th anniversary of the canonisation of St Ignatius of Loyola and St Francis Xavier. Among the events of the Ignatian Year the General Curia is currently organising, this is certainly the most “festive” moment.

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Video series from Fr General – Episode 7

Video series from Fr General – Episode 7

In the seventh chapter of his book, Father Sosa tells us about the choice made by the Society of Jesus today to “walk with the poor and the excluded”. This is the 2nd Universal Apostolic Preference...

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Saint Ignatius’ story, as told by young Jesuits

Saint Ignatius’ story, as told by young Jesuits

At the outset of the Ignatian Year last May, we began to air this series written and illustrated by young Jesuits from Spain. With the collaboration of other Jesuits, the group produced 13 episodes...

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