The path to the final vows within the Society of Jesus can be a protracted journey as outlined by its Institute. Rinald D’Souza articulates how these final vows — which include a fourth vow of special obedience to the Pope with regard to the missions — are in fact a manifestation of a Jesuit’s availability for mission.
Jesuit education is as old as the Jesuits. But what makes it distinctive in its present global contexts? Father Arturso Sosa’s address at the IAJU, “The University as a Source of Reconciled Life”, invites Jesuits to reimagine the Jesuit university as a project of social transformation. We explore some key ideas behind Sosa’s address.