Election day – finally! The overcast weather did not lessen the our enthusiasm. Mass was scheduled for 7:30 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, across the street from our Curia. By the time I arrived at 7:10, however, many Jesuits had already taken their places, quietly praying about the events ahead. No one took this lightly. The Mass of the Holy Spirit, like the opening … [Read more...]
The new General is elected with 50% + 1 vote (107 votes). He will be the 31st Father General of the Society of Jesus.
Dear Brother in Christ, I do not know who you are. I write this on Thursday and you will be elected as Father General on Friday. Whether you are old or young, or whether I know you well, or whether we have only exchanged a smile and a few words in these last days, I will speak. Firstly, the days of murmuratio will have been gruelling for your soul: as the hours have … [Read more...]
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