The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Brother John Purackal SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Brother John Purackal SJ

As a young Jesuit, Brother John Purackal had witnessed the misery and hunger experienced by the poor during the famine in the State of Bihar, India and the committed service rendered by the generous and dedicated American Jesuit Missionaries.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Martin Abad Santos SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Martin Abad Santos SJ

Martin Abad Santos is a Filipino Jesuit who has been working for the past twenty years in East Timor, a newly independent country that faces many challenges.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Travis Russell SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Travis Russell SJ

Travis Russell is a Jesuit from the United States, currently working at the JCCU, in Washington D.C., as criminal justice policy advisor for the Office of Justice and Ecology.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Thierry Manirambona SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Thierry Manirambona SJ

Thierry is a young Jesuit from Burundi who is currently studying theology at Hekima College in Nairobi, Kenya. How can a Jesuit of his generation, and an African at that, live the vow of religious poverty and talk about it?

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Claudio Barriga Domínguez SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Claudio Barriga Domínguez SJ

Claudio, a Jesuit from Chile, invites us to his home in the northern part of the Brazilian Amazon. What strikes you about this “Jesuit residence”? Its great simplicity.

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A new monthly video series

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A new monthly video series

Religious poverty is a topical and even controversial issue. In a letter on Jesuit poverty last September 2021, Fr. General, Arturo Sosa, called us...

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