The diary of a cannon ball

The diary of a cannon ball

In a country hit by a deep economic and political crisis, as well as the tragedies of the Beirut mega-explosion and the pandemic, the story of a priest heartened by the strength of youth and faith in the risen Christ.

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“SKAC is valuable because God works through it” – The Catholic Student Centre in Zagreb

“SKAC is valuable because God works through it” – The Catholic Student Centre in Zagreb

Almost every student and young person in Zagreb knows about SKAC because it is a place where they can get involved, help those in need, and meet new people. Thanks to that holistic approach of the different programs offered, SKAC prepares young men and women to respond effectively to life’s challenges.

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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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Why consecrate the Society to the Heart of Jesus?

Why consecrate the Society to the Heart of Jesus?

The renewal of the consecration of the Society of Jesus to the Heart of Jesus challenges us to reflect on the relevance of this devotion in our lives.

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Consecration of the Society to the Heart of Jesus

Consecration of the Society to the Heart of Jesus

This consecration will not only conclude the Ignatian Year, but continue to foster the current of grace which has been flowing in people’s hearts since May 2021. Father General chose this consecration of the Society to the Sacred Heart. For Jesuits, it unites word and symbol in a special way.

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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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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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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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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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One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

The Jesuit response to the Ukraine emergency continues to take shape, with the coordinated work of multiple countries and organizations involved in its development. We are responding in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia...

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Keys to Contemplating the Everyday

Keys to Contemplating the Everyday

“Less is more”: this truism applies even in the field of communication. It holds true if the gaze focusses on contemplation, discerning the keys to reality. This, in turn, elicits a deeper interpretation, recognizing...

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