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Training for JesuitsThe Jesuits in Britain provides safeguarding training for all its members, beginning in the Novitiate, and requires all Jesuits living and working in the Province to attend training courses at regular intervals. Safeguarding training is also required of those working with and for the Province who are in regular contact with children and vulnerable adults.On-Line Training for allThe Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to make available an e-learning...
Jesuit Formation is challenging and rewarding.It is always undertaken with the idea of mission in mind. What we do in our formation helps us to be better able to help others. When St. Ignatius, at the age of 33, went back to school, he did so in order to be able ‘to help souls’.It is exactly the same reason that leads us today to undertake a whole range of studies and other sorts of formation. It has often been said that ‘no ministry which prepares the way for the Kingdom or which helps arouse...
I’m Paul Nicholson, and I’ve just completed an eight-year appointment as Director of Novices for the four Jesuit Provinces of North-West Europe (Britain, Ireland, Flanders and the Netherlands).I joined the Society in 1978, having been a pupil at the Jesuit school in Wimbledon, and then studied zoology at Durham University. I can remember as a teenager looking at one or two of the Jesuit teachers I knew, and thinking “I’d like to be like him.” Apart from anything...