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A donde Dios la lleva

At his celebration of 50 years in the Society Father Arrupe replies to the question: “where is the Society going?” with “where God is...

Read more January 15, 1997
Allocution sur les frères jésuites aux Frères de Rome à l’occasion de la fête de Saint Alphonse Rodriguez

In this exchange with Jesuit Brothers living in the Roman houses on the Feast of St Alphonsus Rodriguez (Rome, 30 October 1978), Father...

Read more October 30, 1978
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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Enracinés et fondés dans la charité

Talk given on 6 February 1981, in Rome, in the context of the Ignatian Month: at the heart of Ignatius of Loyola’s experience is the...

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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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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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La Compagnie et le problème des réfugiés

Around Christmas 1979, the drama lived out by the boat people had struck Father Arrupe. During the year 1980, Father Arrupe had consulted...

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Lettre à la Compagnie, après l’acceptation de sa démission

This message of Father Arrupe to the Society, dated 3 September 1983, was made public soon after his resignation as Superior General was...

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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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Lettre aux jésuites en date du 25 décembre 1976, sur l’apostolat intellectuel

In this letter to the Society (Rome, 24 December 1976), Father Arrupe emphasizes the role that the intellectual dimension plays in the...

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Lettre aux Provinciaux d’Amérique Latine sur l’analyse marxiste

In this letter (Rome, 8 December 1980), Fr Arrupe invites the provincials of Latin America to reflect on Marxist analysis, to be...

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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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Mater Societatis Iesu

This text was written to be inserted into a brochure for Jesuits, introducing the “Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus”; for the 22...

Read more November 05, 1974
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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Nos collèges : aujourd’hui et demain

Allocution delivered in Rome on 13 September 1980 at the end of a seminar which brought together Jesuits from all over the world...

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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...

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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Prayer to the Trinity

On 8 February 1980 in Rome Father Arrupe ended the Ignatian Month with a talk on “the trinitarian inspiration of the Ignatian charism”....

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