May 23, 2024

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Letter to the Jesuits of Europe by St. Francis Xavier from Amboina in India

Letter to the Jesuits of Europe by St. Francis Xavier from Amboina in India, May 10th 1546 “I have decided to go to the Moro Islands to assist the Christians in spiritual matters, exposing myself to every danger of death, placing all my confidence and hope in God our Lord, desiring to conform myself, in keeping… Continue reading Letter to the Jesuits of Europe by St. Francis Xavier from Amboina in India

Letter from St. Francis Xavier to Francisco Mansilhas SJ

“May God our Lord grant us in time the gift to perceive His holy will. He wishes that we should always be ready to fulfil it whenever he manifests it to us and lets us feel it within our souls. To fare well in this life, we must be pilgrims ready to go wherever we… Continue reading Letter from St. Francis Xavier to Francisco Mansilhas SJ

Letter from St. Francis Xavier to the Jesuits at Rome

“I therefore ask God our Lord to grant us to know and experience his most holy will and, once we have experienced it, great strength and much grace to fulfil it with charity in this life.” St. Francis Xavier from Cochin in India, 27th January 1545

Quotes from the Great Missionary St. Francis Xavier

Quotes from the Great Missionary St. Francis Xavier The better friends you are, the straighter you can talk, but while you are only on nodding terms, be slow to scold. Speak to them of the great mercy of God… Sometimes people are helped by your telling of your own lamentable past. Would to God these… Continue reading Quotes from the Great Missionary St. Francis Xavier

Letter from St. Francis Xavier to the King John III of Portugal

Letter from St. Francis Xavier to the King John III of Portugal, from Malacca in Malaysia, 23rd June 1549 “May our Lord increase the days of your life for many years, and may he grant you to feel in this present life his most holy will and the spiritual strength to fulfil it, so that… Continue reading Letter from St. Francis Xavier to the King John III of Portugal

Dalias – The Land of a Saint (Jose Maria Rubio Peralta)

Dalias is a small, typical Spanish town situated 47 kilometers from Almeria in the south of Spain. It is well known for its beauty, energetic atmosphere and friendly people, but this is not all that makes Dalias a unique and unforgettable place; it is the birthplace of “Saint Father Jose Maria Rubio”. The small town… Continue reading Dalias – The Land of a Saint (Jose Maria Rubio Peralta)

The Castle & Sanctuary of St. Francis Xavier – Origin of a great Jesuit missionary

The Sanctuary and Castle of Javier is located in a small town in Navarra called Javier, about 52 km. from Pamplona. It is a place where the man of today, yesterday and tomorrow may receive the good news of salvation which helps him follow the right path of Life. Each year, the Sanctuary and Castle… Continue reading The Castle & Sanctuary of St. Francis Xavier – Origin of a great Jesuit missionary

The Ignatian Spirituality Center in the Town of Javier

The Ignatian Spirituality Center of Javier is a center of service and inspiration with the purpose to help deepen the Christian life and experience. Jesuits believe this along with the Ignatian spirituality is an excellent way to live life in an integrated, harmonious and constructive manner. Jesuits are convinced that the Ignatian spirituality is a… Continue reading The Ignatian Spirituality Center in the Town of Javier

How the Society of Jesus came into existence

How the Society of Jesus came into existence On August 15th 1534, Ignatius of Loyola (Azpeitia – Spain), Francisco Xavier (Navarra – Spain), Alfonso Salmeron (Toledo – Spain), Diego Laynez (Almazan – Spain), Nicolas Bobadilla (Palencia – Spain), Peter Faber (Savoy (Saint Jean de Sixt) – France), and Simão Rodrigues (Vouzela – Portugal), met in… Continue reading How the Society of Jesus came into existence

What is the Society of Jesus?

The Society of Jesus is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits. The society is engaged in evangelization and apostolic ministry in 112 nations on six continents. Jesuits work in education, intellectual research, and cultural pursuits. Jesuits also give retreats, minister in hospitals and parishes, and promote social justice and ecumenical dialogue.… Continue reading What is the Society of Jesus?