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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
A Prayer to Sense the Mind of Christ

A prayer written by Fr. Pedro Arrupe SJ.

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...

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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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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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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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Extrait de l’Allocution aux Supérieurs majeurs d’Afrique,

In this allocution to the Major Superiors of Africa, delivered in Douala (Cameroon) on 25 March 1972, Father Arrupe stresses that...

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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 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 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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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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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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