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A Prayer to Sense the Mind of Christ

A prayer written by Fr. Pedro Arrupe SJ.

Avvenire: If you are considering becoming a Jesuit

Short extract from an article, published in the Italian newspaper, Avvenire, in which Father Arrupe replies to the question:...

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Conférence aux religieux réunis en III Congrès Américain des Religieux d’Amérique

Talk given on 21 November 1977 to religious gathered for the 3rd American Congress of the Religious of North and South America, in...

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Des hommes pour les autres

In this discourse delivered on 31 July 1973 to the European Congress of former pupils of the Society in Valencia (Spain), Father Arrupe...

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Extractos de su homilía a los 70 años de edad y 50 de Compañía

Extract from a homily given by Fr Arrupe on 15 January 1977 when he celebrated his 50 years in the Society.

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Foi et justice: un devoir des chrétiens d’Europe

Allocution delivered in the Pauluskirche, Frankfurt/Main (Germany) on 21 November 1976 on the 50th anniversary of the Higher Institute for...

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Homélie en l’Eglise cathédrale de La Storta

This homily by Father Arrupe was read in the cathedral of La Storta on 4 September 1983. It sounds like a “Good-bye” and an invitation to...

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Insertion dans le monde

Allocution delivered on 19 August 1977 to the Columbian Conference of Religious: how real insertion into the world makes evangelisation...

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La misión apostólica, clave del carisma ignaciano

Talk given on 7 September 1974 in Loyola (Spain) at an international meeting of Jesuits: “Exercises and Constitutions for a healthy...

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Lettre aux jésuites en date du 14 mai 1978, sur l’inculturation

General Congregation XXXII (1974-1975) had asked Father Arrupe to encourage inculturation of the faith and of Christian life. In this...

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L’expérience de Dieu dans la vie religieuse

Plunged into deep cultural changes, religious life ought to live to the full the contemplative potential which underlies it. This...

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L’inspiration trinitaire du charisme ignatien

Talk given on 8 February 1980, in Rome, in the context of the Ignatian Month: Ignatius of Loyola’s lived experiences enabled him to enter...

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Mi catedral

This text is taken from notes made by Father Arrupe during the year 1981. It is a meditation on the celebration of the Eucharist.

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Nada es más práctico

These words come from a talk Fr Arrupe gave in the United States. The exact date and place are not known.

Notre manière d’agir

Talk given on 18 January 1979, in Rome, in the context of the Ignatian Month: how is the way of proceeding practised by Ignatius and the...

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Notre responsabilité en présence de l’incroyance

In this letter to Jesuits (Rome, 25 November 1979), Father Arrupe reminds the Society of Jesus of its responsibility to meet the challenge...

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Oración: Entrega incondicional

In this prayer, written before leaving for Japan and then reformulated after his arrival in Japan, Father Arrupe expresses the...

Oración: Ponme con tu Hijo

Prayer said at a meeting of provincials in Mexico (15-17 November 1972)

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Oración: Quiero vivir en tu casa

Conclusion of a commentary on the litanies of the Heart of Jesus, suggested by Father Arrupe when he was Master of Novices in Japan, in...

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Prayer "Come, Spirit the Creator"

At the end of the 66th Congregation of Procurators (Rome, 5 October 1978) Father Arrupe addressed the meeting and ended his talk with a...

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