The Jesuit movement was founded by Ignatius de Loyola, a Spanish soldier turned priest, in August 1534. The first Jesuits –Ignatius and six of his students–took vows of poverty and chastity and made plans to work for the conversion of Muslims.
A Jesuit is a member of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic order which includes priests and brothers — men in a religious order who aren’t priests. St. More Jesuits live at Loyola than at other Jesuit universities, such as Santa Clara University, which houses 47 Jesuits , according to its website.
The Society of Jesus is another such religious order. Set up by Ignatius Loyola, a Spanish former soldier, in 1540, there are now over 12,000 Jesuit priests, and the society is one of the largest groups in the Roman Catholic church.
I do further promise and declare that I will, when opportunity presents, make and wage relentless war, secretly and openly, against all heretics, Protestants and Masons, as I am directed to do, to extirpate them from the face of the whole earth; and that I will spare neither age, sex nor condition, and that will hang,
|The Very Reverend Adolfo Nicolás S.J.|
|Birth name||Adolfo Nicolás Pachón|
|Born||29 April 1936 Villamuriel de Cerrato, Spain|
|Died||20 May 2020 (aged 84) Tokyo, Japan|
After his novitiate in the Society of Jesus, Bergoglio officially became a Jesuit on 12 March 1960, when he made the religious profession of the initial, perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience of a member of the order.
Generally speaking, in modern Christianity, Protestant and some independent Catholic churches allow for ordained clergy to marry after ordination.
Jesuit education is known for its personalized attention and concern for the whole person — mind, body and spirit. We not only develop you as a student competent in your area of study, but ensure you are strong in character and conviction as well.
While women have always been part of the Jesuit story, their place in the Jesuit ministry of education has been defined more sharply in the present historical moment. Jesuits , in their “way of pro- ceeding,” need to recognize that women are a rich and still largely untapped resource.
John Carroll University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
|1891||Seattle University||Seattle, Washington|
|1910||Rockhurst University||Kansans City, Missouri|
|1911||Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles, California|
|1912||Loyola University New Orleans||New Orleans, Louisiana|
The thirty-first and current Superior General is the Reverend Father Arturo Sosa , elected by the 36th General Congregation on 14 October 2016.
Six values that are known as the principles of the Jesuits o Magis: Meaning “more.” This is the challenge to strive for excellence. o Women & Men for and with Others: Sharing gifts, pursuing justice , and having concern for the poor and marginalized.
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (Latin), meaning “For the greater glory of God.” It is the motto of the Society of Jesus.
Jesuit , member of the Society of Jesus (S.J.), a Roman Catholic order of religious men founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola, noted for its educational, missionary, and charitable works.
Jesuits and Franciscans are both Catholic, but they do represent different forms of Catholic spirituality. In times past, the Jesuits and Franciscans have also had their share of disagreements—over mission territory, over involvement in secular affairs and over the finer points of theology.