Eight years ago the 35th General Congregation identified the challenges of globalization for the mission of the Society of Jesus and for its greater potential to be and act as a universal body. The Congregation emphasized the importance of networking
Since he started his new role over a year ago, Father General Arturo Sosa has expressed his desire to involve the Curia in the same type of discernment and planning dynamics that the provinces and conferences have been asked to
There are those who may think that once the General Congregation finished – more than a year ago – the Curia of Rome ceased to have an interest for the Universal Society. Nothing is further from reality. The daily life
Last May 2017, the new president of the Latin American Conference of Provincials made public some new changes in the structures of the Conference that we think are of interest to those of you following the evolution of the network
“Because of the magnitude and interconnectedness of the challenges we face, it is important to support and encourage the growing collaboration among Jesuits and Jesuit apostolates through networks.” GC36 D1, #35
Trying to deepen on the insights from the General Congregation
The keyword of many of our conversations at the apostolic level is “networking” or “collaboration.” There are a number of places that list the networks of the Society of Jesus, but usually always from a partial perspective. We have not
Have you ever thought what would happen if the works of the Society of Jesus could coordinate to create a global common project? Are you aware of the possibilities that concerted action offers to organizations like ours, present in many countries?
Some believe that networks are only operational organizational structures, but for us, they are above all opportunities to channel a new culture of collaboration and collective action that help us grow towards greater achievements in our shared mission. This is
November 14th is a key date in the Society of Jesus. Today, Pedro Arrupe would have turned 108 years old, and we also celebrate the anniversary of the launch of one of his best intuitions. Today, the Jesuit Refugee Service, celebrates its 35th anniversary.
Adaptation to a globalized context is in the Jesuit genes. Already Saint Ignatius promoted a universal vision clearly present in the contemplation of the Incarnation (EE 102), which translates into a hitherto unknown sense of being sent out on a global apostolic mission,