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Vulpes Random: Project SJ

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Today is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus. What better day to announce a new project, all about Jesuits?

The heart of Project SJ is a growing collection of interviews with Jesuit priests and brothers about vocation, identity  and the Jesuit ethos: in other words, what they do, why they do it, and how they began. It’s early days—I had the idea in May, voiced it aloud in June, and here we are—but my interviewees already include a world-class planetary scientist, a chaplain at America’s most infamous state prison, an Irish social justice campaigner and a South African parish priest.

If you also wonder who the Jesuits are and how they tick, why not head over here and take a look? And if you’d like an insight into the world of the first and greatest Jesuit of all, Woodstock Theological College’s collection of letters and instructions by St. Ignatius is an excellent place to start.

Kirsty Jane McCluskey is a freelance writer, translator and Bookfox with a particular interest in theology. For more about her work, see her website.


6 comments on “Vulpes Random: Project SJ

  1. Thom Hickey
    July 31, 2014

    Thanks. An excellent idea for a series. Regards Thom.

  2. kirstyjane
    July 31, 2014

    Thank you Thom. Hope you enjoy!

  3. kirstyjane
    July 31, 2014

    Reblogged this on Kirsty Jane McCluskey and commented:

    I’m introducing my brand-new project on VL today!

  4. Fariba
    July 31, 2014

    Thanks for this! I look forward to the series.

  5. kirstyjane
    July 31, 2014

    Thank you very much!

  6. Pingback: today’s Saint, July 31: Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola | euzicasa

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