Unleashing the Spirit of communal discernment

August 7, 2018

Fr Michael Smith SJ, International Education Officer for JRS, speaks with Pat Coyle about the dynamic process of communal discernment in its historical and contemporary context

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Taking stock of a faith that does justice

April 26, 2017

A large number of Irish Jesuits and colleagues met up to consider their commitment to a faith that does justice in the light of the decrees of General Congregation 36.

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GC36 is over

November 14, 2016

The 36th Jesuit General Congregation has ended and John Guiney SJ reflects on the significance of what happened in Rome

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John Dardis SJ elected one of Fr General’s special assistants

November 7, 2016

General Congregation elected John Dardis SJ of the Irish Province (far right) as one of four Assistants Ad Providentiam, to work closely with Father General

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God is with us

November 4, 2016

The new Fr General of the Society of Jesus has given an extensive interview which throws much light on the man himself, his Jesuit life and the desires that draw...

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John Dardis SJ joins General Council

November 1, 2016

Irish Jesuit Fr John Dardis, president of the Conference of European Provincials since 2010, has been appointed General Counsellor for Discernment and Apostolic Planning

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‘Be ecclesial, not clerical,’ Pope tell Jesuits at GC36

October 24, 2016

Pope Francis set a precedent when he chose to meet with Jesuit delegates at GC36 in their own curia, instead of having them go to meet him

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Why did the Jesuits elect Fr Sosa?

October 19, 2016

Michael O'Sullivan SJ says that to understand why the Jesuits elected someone like Fr Sosa, one has to look at the context, as well as the man himself.

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New Fr General prays in St Ignatius’ room

October 18, 2016

Brain Mac Cuarta SJ was present when the new Jesuit Fr General prayed with one of the oldest books in the Jesuit archives in Rome

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New Jesuit leader ‘a man of vision’

October 14, 2016

The new leader of the Jesuits worldwide is "Decisive, visionary and has a great sense of humour". So says Gerry Whelan SJ

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