Identifying the challenges and opportunities of secularisation in the post-modern era

Identifying the challenges and opportunities of secularisation in the post-modern era

One of the challenges facing the Society of Jesus in Europe is the emergence of new vocations. “We need to pray more,” Fr. General said, because we must not forget that “vocations come from God.”

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Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

Discovering youth ministry in the Portugal Province

The Portugal Province is known for its ministry with the youth. With over 1000 young people in the university centres, the youth apostolate sets an example in executing the third Universal Apostolic Preference practices.

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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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Christian Vipassana Meditation

Christian Vipassana Meditation

In the middle of our globalizing modern world, we Jesuits are called to show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment; that is the first of our Universal Apostolic Preferences. We try to do this for people...

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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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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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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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The Feast of the Heart of Jesus

The Feast of the Heart of Jesus

Today, 24 June, is the feast of the Sacred Heart. This celebration has had a special place in the spiritual tradition of the Society of Jesus, at least for the past 150 years.

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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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