Sixth period: Where it appears that tertianship is intended to prepare us for Mission
Today, we started with a ‘sharing from the heart’ about what we have experienced these last two weeks. For each of us, it was good to hear about the deep work of the Spirit in others, the consolations and desolations that occur, and the main issues at work.
Then Joe introduced us to a reflection on Jesuit identity through several entry points: an excerpt from St. Ignatius’ spiritual diary, a personal exercise and an introduction to various books about Fr. Pedro Arrupe, s.j. All this promoted an identity of ‘men for others’, Jesuits free for the Mission. (more…)