priests

One common missionThere are both priests and brothers in the Society of Jesus, together friends in the Lord, and all of them ‘participating in Christ’s priestly work of reconciling the world to God’ (General Congregation 34). In other words all Jesuits, whether as priests or as brothers, are seeking to make known through the way they live and what they do God’s immense love for all human beings, so that that love of God can make whole what is broken.Either at the time of...
The Society of Jesus is a religious order of men in the Catholic Church. Founded in 1540 by St Ignatius of Loyola and a group of close companions, the Jesuits, as they came to be called, were soon taking the Gospel to every corner of the globe. Pioneers of Catholic renewal in the Counter-Reformation, Jesuits were creative in establishing new ways of evangelising, especially in their educational activities.Today, over 16,000 Jesuits carry out their mission in more than a hundred countries,...