Midwest Jesuit Jeffrey Sullivan, SJ, To Be Ordained to the Diaconate
Midwest Jesuit Jeffrey Sullivan, SJ, will be ordained to the diaconate by the Most Reverend George J. Lucas, Archbishop of Omaha, at St. John’s Parish at Creighton University on Thursday, November 5, at 3:30 p.m. CT. Watch the livestream ceremony here.
Ten Great Quotes from Christ is Alive Pope Francis New Letter on Young People and the Church
There’s one line in Pope Francis’ new document on young people and the church (titled “Christus vivit,” or “Christ is Alive”) I keep chuckling about. “Make a ruckus!” he writes, speaking directly to youth and young adults.
Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, Elected 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus
October 14, 2016 — Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, SJ, of Venezuela was elected the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus at the Jesuits’ General Congregation 36 (GC 36) today in Rome. Fr. Sosa is the first Latin American Superior General of the Society of Jesus, the largest religious order of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church.
Reflections from Africa
Our journey began at the Mwangaza Jesuit Centre in Kenya. Many priests and religious come to Mwangaza for their annual retreats. Serving on the frontiers of African society, they are often approaching personal and spiritual burnout when they arrive. Mwangaza provides these ministers to the poor and people on the fringes of society a place for spiritual renewal.