Jesuit Vocation

Novices 2015
After a few rather static weeks in the house, I’ve noticed a shift in pace once again as we build to Christmas and the very different shape of novice life in the new year which will be focused on our experiments, including the spiritual exercises in January, our first ‘short experiment’ in February/March and then a likely pilgrimage in the early summer.We’ve only been told this week where our short experiments will be. I’m going to be working in a hospice in the east end of London and living...
At the heart of the Jesuit Vocation is a deep personal love for Jesus Christ. And who is Jesus Christ, for us?As encountered in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, he is:Our companion with whom we speak, as one friend to anotherThe humble Lord who attracts us to his serviceThe suffering one who gives us compassionate heartsThe Risen Jesus who shares with us his joyWhat unites us as Jesuits is Christ and the desire to serve him ... Jesuits know who they are by looking at...