formation

Sons of Ignatius podcast: Human formation

February 18, 2022

If Christians want to share the Good News then they have to develop their skills and potential in a holistic way.

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Sons of Ignatius podcast: Intellectual Formation

February 4, 2022

In order to be a missionary you have to learn about Christianity and also about the place where you are a missionary.

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Jesuit novices take first vows

September 15, 2020

Three men completed their first stage of Jesuit training in Birmingham on Saturday, 5 September though numbers were restricted due to Covid-19

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Ignatian formation in schools

June 27, 2019

A gathering of formators took place recently in Milltown Park, Dublin to discuss ways to keep the Jesuit story and ethos alive

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Pope Francis’ challenging visit

August 22, 2018

Kevin O'Rourke SJ shares some interesting insights on the pope's pending visit to Ireland

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Sensitivity of heart

audio June 16, 2015

Slovakian Jesuit Peter Girasek SJ was asked to help in refugee camps in Iraq, a country largely dominated by ISIS. It felt It felt to him like a death sentence,...

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Remembering Ron Darwen SJ

February 11, 2015

On Thursday, January 29th, Jim Culliton SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ, attended the funeral Mass of the late Ron Darwen SJ in Preston, Lancashire, England. Both Jim and Brendan had...

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Tertians begin experiment

January 28, 2015

Ten European Jesuits, currently in their final year of formation in the Tertianship house in Manresa, Dublin, are about to go on 'experiment', a period of active mission work, usually...

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Spiritual Direction

December 2, 2014

Saint Ignatius, who describes himself as a pilgrim on a journey through life, tells us in his Autobiography how he frequently engaged with his fellow pilgrims in ‘spiritual conversation’. This...

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Ordination

October 27, 2014

For those Jesuits who enter the Society as candidates for priesthood, ordination to deaconate takes place during his third year of theology studies. He will then be ordained to the...

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