The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Jorge Serrano, SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Jorge Serrano, SJ

The enormous food waste! This is what Jorge Serrano thinks of when you bring up poverty in conversation. He is a Colombian Jesuit who oversees a shrine and a few parishes in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) at the moment.

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A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

A recognized and active presence of the Jesuit brothers

It is too early to speak of the conclusions and fruits of the week-long session that brought together some forty Jesuit brothers in Rome from 3 to 10 July. It is always difficult, indeed, to quantify "results" when much of the program was centered on...

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The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

The Jesuit brothers – their formation… and not only theirs

In the course of the formation of all Jesuits, the Society seeks to confirm and support the call that the Jesuit in formation has heard. What call exactly?

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An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

An event at the Curia: Jesuit brothers from all over the world

During the week of July 3-10, nearly forty Jesuit brothers came to the Curia to share their experience of religious life as brothers. What does it mean today to be a Jesuit religious without being a priest?

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The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

The Jesuit vow of poverty – A testimony from Grégoire Catta, SJ

Sometimes Grégoire Catta ponders what the vow of poverty entails for a Jesuit like him. Living in the city of Paris, he divides his time between Saint Denis, a peri-urban neighborhood that is among the poorest in the region, and the French Bishops’ Conference, where he works.

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Pathways of conversion towards religious life

Pathways of conversion towards religious life

What kind of faith journey do today’s young people need to take in order to discern a vocation to religious life? Is conversion necessary? And if so, what kind?

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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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JESUIT FUTURES – The General meets Jesuits in formation

JESUIT FUTURES – The General meets Jesuits in formation

Fr. Arturo Sosa spoke with six young Jesuits - one from each of the six Jesuit Conferences - about the meaning of the Universal Apostolic Preferences for them, about the future of the Society...

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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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