Pope Francis teaches on Ignatian discernment

Pope Francis teaches on Ignatian discernment

During the general audience in St Peter's Square on Wednesday 7 September, Pope Francis once again focused his teaching on the importance of discernment.He used the example of Ignatius of Loyola.

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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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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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Giovanni Antonio Solinas SJ, beatified in Argentina on 2 July 2022

Giovanni Antonio Solinas SJ, beatified in Argentina on 2 July 2022

Born in 1643 in Sardinia, Giovanni Antonio Solinas first met the Jesuits in their college and received from them a solid cultural and religious formation. He chose to join the Society of Jesus as soon as he finished his studies.

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Father Kino, builder of bridges

Father Kino, builder of bridges

Can a contemporary musical play shed light on one of the most burning issues of the day, namely, the harsh experience of Latin American migrants heading for the United States?

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“No one should ever make us despair!”

“No one should ever make us despair!”

The closing years of the 1550s were not particularly pleasant for the Jesuits. Not only did they have to contend with the death of Ignatius in July 1556, but the previous year Paul IV...

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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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Rutilio Grande: “Witness to a Church that goes forth, shepherd who smells of his sheep”

Rutilio Grande: “Witness to a Church that goes forth, shepherd who smells of his sheep”

The mission that Edwin Henríquez, a priest of the diocese of San Salvador, received from his bishop has had a profound effect on him. Today he testifies...

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