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Brs. Affonso Wobeto and Ivan Pavin leave the Curia for New Missions

Saying farewell to two of our veteran community members wasn't easy for the Jesuits at the General Curia. Br. Affonso Wobeto, belonging to Province Brazil, was earlier appointed to serve in the curia from 1975 to 1979. His later appointment as... >>> More


Jesuit Brothers of Europe meet the Pope and conclude their meeting in Rome

The three days meeting of more than thirty Jesuit Brothers from European Jesuit Conference was concluded yesterday with the Eucharistic Celebration presided by Fr. General. Participants in the meeting were privileged to attend the Society's cel... >>> More


200th Anniversary of the Reconstitution of SJ with Pope Francis

Pope Francis celebrated a special liturgy of thanksgiving in the Church of the Gesù in Rome on Saturday, to mark the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus. Please find, below, Vatican Radio's English translation of the pre... >>> More

Society of Jesus

The Society of Jesus, is a worldwide Roman Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. He originally called his group "The Company of Jesus" to indicate its true leader, the title was Latinized into "Societas Jesu" in the Bull of Pope Paul III on 27 Sept., 1540. The motto of the Society of Jesus is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (For the Greater Glory of God). Click : Mission Statement.

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Photo: Italy: Father General with Fathers Ignacio Echarte and Elias Lopez

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Bl. Diego Luis de San Vitores

Rev. Fr. General


Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J.

Born on April 29, 1936 in Villamuriel de Cerrato (Palencia province), Spain. January 19, 2008 he was elected Superior General of the Society of Jesus... More

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Today in History

24 October

1759/ One hundred thirty-three Jesuits, banished from Portugal and put ashore at Civitavecchia, were most kindly received by Clement XIII and by the religious communities, especially the Dominicans.

Farewell to Brs. Wobeto and Pavin

News Bulletin

Father General has appointed:


- Fr Jean Baptiste Ganza, Regional Superior of Rwanda-Burundi Region (RWB).  Fr Ganza, at present Superior and Director of the Education Centre of Kigali (Rwanda), was born in 1968, entered the Society of Jesus in 1994, and was ordained a priest in 2005.



International Notices

200th Anniversary of the Universal Reconstitution of the Society of Jesus
Thanksgiving Liturgy
Presided by The Holy Father
At Chiesa del Gesù, Rome on 27 Sept. 2014
Direct Telecast by Vatican Radio (YouTube) at 4:50pm (Roman time)
Download: Booklet
Watch on sjweb below

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