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...
Founded almost 500 years ago by St Ignatius of Loyola, the Society of Jesus is a missionary order of priests and brothers (a.k.a. the Jesuits) who are present in every corner of the globe. They draw on the rich tradition of Ignatian spirituality and reflection, sharing this with others to help them discern God’s will for their lives. Jesuits are contemplatives in action who live in community as companions in a mission of reconciliation and justice.Jesuits work in many different roles: parish...