Fr. Robert Hussey, SJ, reflects on his work at GC36 and on our new Father General
Fr. Robert Hussey, SJ, provincial
of the Maryland Province Jesuits, took a moment during his work at the 36th
General Congregation in Rome to reflect on his experience there and on the
election of Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, the 31st Superior General for the Society of
More than 200 Jesuits have been
gathered in Rome since early October, electing the new Father General and
evaluating the mission and direction of the Society. Fr. Hussey speaks about
the fraternity, commonality and spirituality among his fellow Jesuit delegates
at GC36 that have enabled them to accomplish the often difficult task of working on important
decrees and conversations with Jesuits from all over the world. Having known
Fr. Sosa before his election as Superior General, Fr. Hussey offered some kind
words about the Jesuits’ new leader. “Fr. Sosa is a wonderfully warm man … He
relates so easily with everyone. He’s quick to smile, and people feel at ease
Nov. 18, 2019 - Each year on Dec. 3, Jesuits worldwide celebrate the feast of St. Francis Xavier, who was sent to the East by St. Ignatius as a missionary and would travel to India as well as Japan. Dec. 3, 2019, is Giving Tuesday, an opportunity for people to support organizations like our Jesuit province.
Nov. 8, 2019 - Pope Francis recently addressed 210 participants in the congress of the 50th anniversary of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat, accompanied by the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Father Arturo Sosa SJ.