Ignatian Year

Reflecting on the 'Ignatian Year' in the wake of the pandemic

July 13, 2021

Seeing all things new - reflections on the 'Ignatian Year' theme after the pandemic

The Edinburgh Jesuit Centre is delighted to announce that the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, will join an online audience on Tuesday 13th July at 7.30pm to explore the 'Ignatian Year' and 'seeing all things new in Christ' in relation to a post-Covid society.

Fr Sosa was elected the 31st Superior General on the 14th October 2016 and became the first Latin American to lead the Jesuits. In his first address, he said that Jesuits ‘should look for alternatives to overcome poverty, inequality and oppression, while collaborating with those inside and outside of the Church”.

In 2019, after guiding Jesuits and lay associates through two years of discernment, Fr General announced four priorities that would guide the Society’s decisions for the next decade. These are:

• Teaching discernment through the Spiritual Exercises

• Walking with the poor in their quest for dignity and justice

• Accompanying young people in the creation of a hope-filled future

• Collaborating in the care for our common home

Pope Francis declared these priorities to be very much in line with those of his pontificate.

For more information email: edinburghjesuitcentre@jesuit.org.uk

You can buy Father Arturo Sosa's book, 'Walking with Ignatius', here.

You can watch other talks in this series here:

Ecological Conversion with Christina Leano

The Conversion of St Ignatius of Loyola with James Hanvey SJ 

Ecological Conversion: Co-operation between the UK & The Vatican with Ambassador Sally Axworthy MBE

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