Inspirational Jesuits


Adolfo Nicolás

April 29, 2020

The 30th Superior General of the Jesuits, Adolfo Nicolás strengthened and guided the Society in its commitment to faith and justice the world over.

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John Courtney Murray

September 10, 2019

John Courtney Murray, author of arguably the most controversial document to arise from Vatican II, Dignitatis Humanae, was vital in articulating the Church’s defence of the right of everyone to...

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Francis Browne

July 3, 2019

By the time of his death in 1960, Francis Browne had taken photographs of some of the major events in world history and in nearly every parish in Ireland.

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Blessed John Sullivan

February 19, 2019

John Sullivan was known by those who encountered him as a deeply spiritual and endlessly generous man, and by some even he was known as a healer and a miracle-worker.

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Eusebio Kino

February 14, 2019

Eusebio Kino is an inspirational Jesuit for a huge number of reasons. He was an explorer, geographer, cartographer, missionary and astronomer. He was born in the village of Segno in...

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Jean Daniélou

May 16, 2018

The ressourcement movement in mid-20th century Catholic theology featured many great people, and Jean Daniélou SJ was one of them. He was as remarkable for his goodness of life as...

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A champion at the front

February 28, 2018

A number of centenary events took place in 2017 to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele. An exhibition...

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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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Walter Ciszek

November 1, 2017

Polish-American Walter Ciszek spent 23 years in the Soviet Union in various prisons and work camps. In 1988, the cause for his canonisation was officially introduced.

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Blessed Dominic Collins

October 24, 2017

A selfless and spiritual man, Blessed Dominic Collins was brutally executed for refusing to renounce his faith by the English army during the Ulster Plantation in the early 17th century....

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