In service of the universal Society of Jesus

Discernment is about finding the voice of the Spirit of God speaking to us in the ordinary details of our lives. It is a key gift that St. Ignatius brought in the Spiritual Exercises.

 

By trying always to listen to the Spirit Jesuits wish to find where the Spirit of God is leading and respond with humility and joy. Our office promotes this process.

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In service of the universal Society of Jesus

Discernment is about finding the voice of the Spirit of God speaking to us in the ordinary details of our lives. It is a key gift that St. Ignatius brought in the Spiritual Exercises.

 

By trying always to listen to the Spirit Jesuits wish to find where the Spirit of God is leading and respond with humility and joy. Our office promotes this process.

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Clear-sighted and courageous leadership for the future

Clear-sighted and courageous leadership for the future

Lessons from Saint Ignatius of Loyola By Philip Endean SJ Ignatius has often appeared as a hero. The sources speak of a natural, charismatic leader. In his classic study of Jesuit spirituality, the great French scholar Joseph de Guibert speaks of Ignatius's compelling...

How to access DPA.ZONE?

How to access DPA.ZONE?

What is DPA.ZONE? DPA stands for Discernimento e la Pianificazione Apostolica, an office in the Jesuit General Curia, established to promote Discernment in Common and Apostolic Planning in the apostolic work of the Society of Jesus around the world. DPA.ZONE is a...

Discernment and Leadership: A Jesuit contribution to the Church

Discernment and Leadership: A Jesuit contribution to the Church

At the start of his pontificate, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of active listening: letting go of control and leaving room for the movement of the Holy Spirit. Six years later, the Jesuits are using the paradigm of active listening to push an initiative that...

Renewing the Society of Jesus through discernment and leadership

Renewing the Society of Jesus through discernment and leadership

“If we want to lead truly and in an authentic way... it needs to start not only with what we do but only with who we are.” This is the closing phrase of the video that captures the main events and the atmosphere of last week’s workshop on leadership and discernment...

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We need a new way forward, something deeper and richer, a values based and transformative approach, with an emphasis on character – the character of the leader. How can corporate and church programmes respond to this call?

We need a new way forward, something deeper and richer, a values based and transformative approach, with an emphasis on character – the character of the leader. How can corporate and church programmes respond to this call?

We need a new way forward, something deeper and richer, a values based and transformative approach, with an emphasis on character – the character of the leader. How can corporate and church programmes respond to this call?

Universal Apostolic Preferences

A Universal Preference gives a horizon, a point of reference, an orientation to the whole Society of Jesus.

It captures our imaginations, awakens our desires, and unites us in our service of mission.

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