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.
Ignatius created the religious order of men in the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century. Ignatius and his friends – all of them students at the University of Paris – committed themselves to establishing the Society of Jesus in Montmartre in 1534.
The thirty-first and current Superior General is the Reverend Father Arturo Sosa , elected by the 36th General Congregation on 14 October 2016.
The main goals of the Jesuits were to educate people around the world about Catholicism, stop the spread of Protestantism, and convert people to
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.
|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|
The founding members of the Society of Jesus took a vow of poverty, chastity and obedience under Ignatius. Current Jesuits take the same three vows today, along with a vow of obedience to the Pope.
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,
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.
He was the first bishop of Rome born in the Roman Province of Africa—probably in Leptis Magna (or Tripolitania). He was later considered a saint. Pope Victor I .
|Pope Saint Victor I|
|Born||Early 2nd Century AD Africa Proconsulare|
Shaped by their experiences with the poor and powerless, many Jesuits lean liberal , politically and theologically, and are more concerned with social and economic justice than with matters of doctrinal purity.
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|
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.
Throughout the Catholic Church, East as well as West, a priest may not marry . In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a married priest is one who married before being ordained. The Catholic Church considers the law of clerical celibacy to be not a doctrine, but a discipline.
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (Latin), meaning “For the greater glory of God.” It is the motto of the Society of Jesus .