Father Arturo Sosa SJ, 31st General of the Society of Jesus

sousaThe 36th General Congregation has elected Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, of the Jesuit Province of Venezuela as Superior General.

Father Sosa was born in Caracas, Venezuela on 12 November 1948. Until his election, Father Sosa has been Delegate for Interprovincial Houses of the Society in Rome, as well as serving on the General Council as a Counsellor. He obtained a licentiate in philosophy from l’Università Cattolica Andrés Bello in 1972. He later obtained a doctorate in Political Science from l’Università Centrale del Venezuela, in 1990. He speaks Spanish, Italian, English, and understands French. Continue reading

Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church

being-brother-brotherhood-the-gift-we-receive-sin-cintillo-small-en_resizeAn international group of Brothers from different religious congregations has worked in order to offer some resources for reading, deeper study, prayer and sharing on the document “Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church” recently released by the Congregation of Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. These resources join others that have been already offered in diverse countries. Continue reading

Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church

being-brother-brotherhood-the-gift-we-give-away-sin-cintillo-small-enAn international group of Brothers from different religious congregations has worked in order to offer some resources for reading, deeper study, prayer and sharing on the document “Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church” recently released by the Congregation of Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. These resources join others that have been already offered in diverse countries. Continue reading

#UISGPlenary: Weaving Global Solidarity for Life

assemblea_uisgWe are never alone for wherever we are we form part of one big family with the same objective, that of weaving a better life for all.”

We move closerto the XX Plenary Assembly of the International Union of Superiors General which will be held in Rome May 9-13, 2016.  854 Women Religious, who are all leaders of female congregations of apostolic life, will meet to reflect on the theme “Weaving Global Solidarity for Life.”  “…..that they may have life and have it to the full(John10:10) Continue reading