The Society of Jesus

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The Roman Catholic order whose members are called Jesuits. See Jesuit.

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He became a priest and worked at the Wah Yan College, China, a Catholic secondary school for boys run by the Society of Jesus.
Tim Edwards, financial director of the Society of Jesus which owns the building, said its future was under review after the well-known spirituality retreat was moved to a centre near Denbigh, North Wales.
unpacks his understanding of the "Jesuit DNA" largely through the narrative form, inspired by a suggestion by the pope that the Society of Jesus can be described only in narrative form (32).
Background: As Philadelphia's Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts.
He was also a day short of celebrating the 45th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood in the Society of Jesus, 13 December 1969.
Each provincial congregation of the Society of Jesus will be asked to forward to the order's Rome headquarters their response to the question: "What do we discern to be the three most important calls that the Lord makes to the whole society today?
The concert, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus, will feature the music of Rev.
The Society of Jesus is a Christian male religious congregation of the Catholic Church.
Instruments of the Divinity: Providence and Praxis in the Foundation of the Society of Jesus
Dear's dismissal (at his request) from the Society of Jesus in January coincided with my trip, so perhaps I was a little more sensitive to the way our country's defensive infrastructure invades our daily lives.
On March 11, 1958 he joined the novitiate of the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits.