Pedro Arrupe SJ

Jesuit IHS monogram at Gesu Church in Rome
When Ignatius of Loyola was structuring the new religious order that he was setting up to serve the Church in the mid-16th century, he was determined that the Company, or Society, of Jesus would be notably different from the traditional monastic and mendicant forms of religious life, by being more streamlined, more mobile and flexible, to meet the apostolic needs of the contemporary Church.  In addition to deciding against having his men tied down to singing the Divine Office in choir...
Volunteers from St Aloysius College in Glasgow have been praised by representatives of hospices, nursing homes, charities and schools in the city for the support they have given to local people. For the past nine years, senior pupils have been volunteering as part of the Arrupe Programme, named after the former Jesuit General Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ.Among the Arrupe Programme placements undertaken in the autumn was Abercorn School in Cowcaddens, which caters for children with additional support...

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