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  The Society of Jesus
As the object of the society was the propagation and strengthening of the Catholic faith everywhere, the Jesuits naturally endeavored to counteract the spread of Protestantism.
The text in use in the Society is a Latin version prepared under the direction of the third congregation, and subjected to a minute comparison with the Spanish original preserved in the Society's archives, during the fourth congregation (1581).
Jesu (1644); Nadal, Scholia in constitutiones (1883); Suarez, Tract.
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 Society of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Society of Jesus is consecrated under the patronage of Madonna Della Strada, a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and is led by a Superior General, presently Peter Hans Kolvenbach.
The Society of Jesus is classified among institutes as a mendicant order of clerks regular, that is, a body of priests organized for apostolic work, following a religious rule, and relying on alms, or donations, for support.
The Society is characterized by its ministries in the fields of missionary work, human rights, social justice and, most notably, higher education.
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 Jesus, Society of - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Today the society numbers about 23,800 members; in the United States, where there were approximately 4,500 Jesuits in 1992, there are many Jesuit schools and colleges (e.g., Georgetown, Fordham, and St. Louis universities).
The society had its beginnings in the small band of six who together with St. Ignatius took vows of poverty and chastity while students at Paris.
THE SOCIETY OF JESUS AND THE CULTURE OF THE LATE BAROQUE IN BOHEMIA 1730-1773(*).
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 UDM Libraries/IDS re:search portal :: Resources : Other Catalogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jesuits: the Society of Jesus and the betrayal of the Roman Catholic Church, by Malachi Martin.
The life of St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus, to which is prefixed a sketch of the Institute of the Jesuits, by a Catholic clergyman, by Dominique Bouhours.
LC 493.E5 The suppression of the Society of Jesus in the Portuguese dominions, by Alfred Weld.
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 Society of Jesus - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Jesuits (also known as the Society of Jesus or the Society of Hitmen against Institutional Tawdriness, which was later shortened to the Society of Hitmen against Institutions) are a Roman Catholic religious order known for fanatical devotion to any cause other than that of the Holy Father's.
Due to Huangian time distortion, many sources mention that the Society of Jesus was founded by Ignatius of Loyola.
In the aftermath of the death of Jesus in 0 A.D., soon to be Immortal Jesuit Emperor Fed Acker Huang and several other conspirators "felt bad" for letting the Jews get the credit for killing off He who was arguably one of the best superheroes of all time.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eudists (Society of Jesus and Mary)
The Society of Jesus and Mary is not, therefore, a religious order, but an ecclesiastical body under the immediate jurisdiction of the bishops, to aid in the formation of the clergy.
To develop the spirit of Jesus Christ in the members of the society, Father Eudes caused to be celebrated every year in his seminaries the feast of the Holy Priesthood of Jesus Christ and of all Holy Priests and Levites.
After the Revolution the society had great difficulty in establishing itself again, and it was only in the second half of the nineteenth century that it began to prosper.
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 The Society of Jesus
That constitution was approved by the Pope in 1540, and almost immediately the Society of Jesus began opening schools and monasteries throughout Europe and began to establish missions throughout the known world; and because of their emphasis on education, they became a driving force in the Catholic Counter-Reformation.
Among these were the "Fathers of Faith" and "The Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus." After the restoration, most of the members of these groups rejoined the Jesuit order.
The popes who succeeded Clement XIV were not under the same political pressure as their predecessor because the Age of Revolution soon swept over Europe and many of the same rulers who had pushed for suppression were themselves overthrown.
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 The Society of Jesus
The Society of Jesus was founded in 1540 by Ignatius Loyola and six of his fellow students in Paris.
The formal approval of the order by Pope Paul III was the culmination of a pledge of companionship taken by the students in chapel in 1534.
The Society of Jesus is the largest religious order in the Catholic Church.
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 Secret Instructions of the Society of Jesus
To capture the will of the inhabitants of a country, it is very important to manifest the intent of the Society, in the manner prescribed in the regulations in which it is said, that the Society must labor with such ardor and force for the salvation of their neighbor as for themselves.
To have in mind that it is necessary to ask with religious modesty, the means for exercising the duties of the Society, and that it is needful to procure and acquire benevolence, principally of the secular ecclesiastics, and of persons of authority, that may be conceived necessary.
Because in consequence of not having observed this, the Cardinal Tolet the Society had obtained of the Holy See, that no swinish descendants of Jews or Mahometans were admitted, that he did not desire to take such vows; and that for celebrity that is out, he was expelled as a firm enemy of the Society.
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 Society of Jesus
Society of Jesus: Bibliography - Bibliography See T. Hughes, History of the Society of Jesus in North America (3 vol.,...
Society of Jesus: History - History The Order's Beginnings The society had its beginnings in the small band of six who together...
Society of Jesus: The Modern Order - The Modern Order The largest single religious order, it is characterized by a highly disciplined...
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 St. Ignatius and the Society of Jesus
Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Society of Jesus
The Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, is an order rooted in the life and inspiration of its founder, St. Ignatius Loyola.
The Society of Jesus continues its single mission to labor in the world at the side of their companion, Jesus.
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 Jesuits, Society of Jesus
W Bangert, A History of the Society of Jesus (1986); M Barthel, The Jesuits (1984); C Hollis, The Jesuits (1968).
The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) are a monastic order founded by Ignatius of Loyola and approved as a Roman Catholic religious order in 1540.
J Brodrick, The Origins of the Jesuits; W Bangert, A History of the Society of Jesus; D Mitchell, The Jesuits; J de Guibert, The Jesuits: Their Spiritual Doctrine and Practice.
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 The Legacy of the Society of Jesus
On April 22, 1541, six of the original ten founders of the Society went out to the Church of St. Paul Outside the Walls, to make their final profession of vows, recalling Montmartre in 1534, and restating their availability in service to the Lord and his Vicar on earth.
Diego Laynez and Alphonse Salmeron represented the Society as theologians at the Council of Trent which finally gathered in the northern Italy in 1547-47 and then resumed again in 1550.
Ignatius commissioned the building of the Gesu Church in the center of Rome asking Michelangelo to be architect, however he declined because of his present duties as master architect for the Basilica of St. Peter.
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 :: SOCIETY OF JESUS ::
The Society of Jesus, a Christian Religious Order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540, has been active in the field of education throughout the world since its origin.
In the world, the Society of Jesus is responsible for over 1865 Educational Institutions in 65 countries.
In India, the Society of Jesus is responsible for 153 High Schools, 38 University Colleges, 14 Technical Institutes and 5 Business Administration Institutes with 8,095 teachers educating 2,34,388 students, belonging to every social class, community and linguistic group.
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 The society of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Around the globe there are very many institutions of higher learning which, like Heythrop, owe their origins to the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, a religious order within the Roman Catholic Church.
Perhaps the most famous achievement of the Society was the establishment of the "reductions" in South America, independent townships for the Guarani people where they would be free from the oppression of Spanish and Portugese colonists.
He died both outside the Society and outside the Church, despite the best efforts of his English Jesuit colleagues to mitigate the hostility of Rome.
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 AN ANCIENT SECRET SOCIETY KILLED JESUS CHRIST
Jesus railed against the imposition of this man-made law upon the people, because it bound them so tightly to the priests, and it created a frustrating set of standards to which no one could attain.
Jesus is clearly speaking out strongly against the evil which the secret society Pharisees had perpetrated against the Jewish people, that of creating oral tradition supposedly equal to God's Written Teaching, and, in fact, actually contradicted God's Written Word.
Jesus had just cast a demon out of a man, and the Pharisees verbalized their secret society belief, when they are recorded as saying, in verse 24, "This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub, the prince of the devils".
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 Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu-Jesuit Historical Institute
The major part of the collection focuses on distinct areas of the History of the Society of Jesus, but it also houses one of the richest sources of material related to the Americas in the city of Rome.
The Roman Archives of the Society of Jesus (ARSI) is divided into three principal sections: The Archive of the Early Society (1540-1773); The Archive of the Restored Society (1814-present); and the Fondo Gesuitico.
At the time of the Suppression of the Society of Jesus, the archives were kept at the Professed House at Rome.
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 Toward A Jesus Society
It is time to recall the spirit of Jesus and come together to resolve this tragedy in a way that respects life – both the life of the unborn and the life of the already living.
Of course, a “Jesus Society” would be so caring of the expectant mother that she would have no reason to seek an abortion in the first place.
A “Jesus Society” will serve the needs of the people – all the people, for all are made in the image and likeness of God, and all (regardless of their religious faith or lack thereof) represent Jesus in our midst.
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 Welcome to the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus
The Society grew and prospered from this adventuresome beginning; and with growth came changes in administrative structures.
If anything characterized the work of the pioneer Society of Jesus here it was an ability to modify plans as needs changed, to dig up stakes and move on if the work of God's kingdom demanded it.
He is currently the provincial of the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus.
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 US Jesuit Conference - Who are the Jesuits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
General Congregation 34: This is the complete official version of the Documents of the 34th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus.
Spiritual Exercises: While not concerned directly with the governance of the Society in terms of legislation, this work, created by Ignatius himself, is an essential part of every Jesuit's formation and spirituality.
Standing for the Unborn: A Statement of the Society of Jesus in the United States on Abortion.
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 Patron Saints Index: Society of Jesus and Mary (Eudists)
They also celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary with an octave beginning 13 November which ends with a renewal of the clerical promises on 21 November, the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin.
Father H├ębert was the confessor of King Louis XVI, and shortly before his death he made the king promise to consecrate his kingdom to the Sacred Heart if he escaped from his enemies.
After the Revolution, the society had great difficulty in reestablishing itself; it was only in the second half of the 19th century that it began to prosper.
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 Welcome to the Official Website of the Society of Jesus, Philippine Province
The Society of Jesus today has around 25,382 members (72% Priests, 15% Brothers and 13% Scholastics), the largest single order of priests and brothers in the world.
Thus, the Society has no one particular apostolate: there is literally no work that a Jesuit may not do, if it is for the greater glory of God.
The Jesuit Brother is fully a religious in the Society of Jesus.
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 Welcome to JASPA!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Society of Jesus is a Roman Catholic religious order and members of the Society of Jesus are commonly known as the Jesuits.
The Jesuit order grew out of the efforts of its founder, Ignatius of Loyola, and six companions who bound themselves by vows of poverty, chastity, and apostolic labors in the Holy Land or, if this latter plan did not prove feasible, to any apostolic endeavor enjoined by the Pope.
The Society of Jesus has approximately 25,000 members world-wide.
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