In his conversation with scholastics, Fr. Sosa said that reconciliation is at the core of a Jesuit’s vocation — reconciliation with human beings, with the environment and with the Trinity. He spoke about the need for men in formation to promote justice and be merciful and to live an austere, ecological lifestyle in proximity to the poor. Another theme was the universality of a Jesuit vocation, calling on Jesuits to be “world citizens, deeply inculturated in the light of the Gospels, sharing with other cultures.”
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“Jesuits Need to be Companions with Others in a Mission of Reconciliation and Justice,” Says Jesuit Superior General
SACRED SPRINGS Dialogue Institute of Spirituality and Sustainability is an institute within the Loyola School of Theology that assists the school in fulfilling its mission of theological reflection and formation, geared towards bringing justice to the poor and healing to sacred earth. SACRED SPRINGS is so named because it draws from the collective wisdom of diverse communities, based on a common concern for safeguarding and sustaining the precious resources of the earth.
April 20, 2018 — As we celebrate Earth Day on April 22, we are renewed in our call to care for creation and remember Pope Francis’ words from his papal inauguration Mass: “Let us be protectors of creation, protectors of God’s plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment.”
“Salamat kaayo sa inyong tabang” (thank you so much for your help) were the common words I heard from the residents of Sitio Calbasaan, Minglanilla, Cebu. On January 9, 2016 a team of teachers revisited Calbasaan and conducted a monitoring of the Liter of Light Devices (LLD) that were distributed to around fifty households on October 17, 2015. On the same day, SHS-AdC also donated ten boxes of children’s books and 261 “bags of love” to Calbasaan Elementary School.
At the Lux Institute, based on the Ignatian Pedagogy, we are engaged in getting the staff and our students to achieve the Principles of a Sustainable Society.