Ad usum nostrorum

Rutilio Grande, Jesuit and martyr

March 11, 2020

Pope Francis recently recognised the martyrdom of Fr Rutilio Grande García SJ, murdered in El Salvador in 1977. Michael O'Sullivan offers a short introduction to his life

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Jorge Mario Bergoglio

December 13, 2017

Respected for his pastoral approach, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first to take the name Francis.

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Making the most of the media

May 3, 2017

A media training day for Jesuit colleagues covered the essential aspects of old and new media for presenting one's mission and message to the broader world.

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Michel de Certeau

January 10, 2017

It has been said of French Jesuit academic and scholar Michel de Certeau, who died in 1986, that he had "an intelligence without bounds".

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Getting to know one another at GC36

October 5, 2016

The Jesuit delegates in Rome have a period of discussion and reflection before they elect the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus

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12 OCT: Lecture – ‘St. Teresa and the Society of Jesus’

October 8, 2015

As part of the lecture series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Birth of  St. Teresa of Avila  Prof. Terence O’Reilly (UCC emeritus) is giving a lecture ‘St. Teresa and the...

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Founding of the Jesuits

January 15, 2015

The Society of Jesus was founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola and since then has grown from the original seven to 24, 400 members today who work out of...

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The Spiritual Exercises

December 2, 2014

The Spiritual Exercises grew out of Ignatius Loyola’s personal experience as a man seeking to grow in union with God and to discern God’s will. He kept a journal as...

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Video on the New Jesuit General

April 16, 2008

A video introducing Adolfo Nicolás

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