Quotes About Jesuit

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Anthony de Mello
“Everybody was talking about the religious man who committed suicide.
While no one in the monastery approved of the man's action, some say they admired his faith.
Faith?" said the Master.
He had the courage of his convictions, didn't he?"
That was fanaticism, not faith. Faith demands a greater courage still: to reexamine one's convictions and reject them if they do not fit the facts.”
Anthony de Mello

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
“In the end, only the truth will survive.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
“It is the destiny of things real to destroy those that are artifice.”
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Thomas E. Woods Jr.
“Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians. ”
Thomas E. Woods Jr.

Robert Southwell
“Gift better than Himself God doth not know,
Gift better than God no man can see;
This gift doth here the giver given bestow
Gift to this gift let each receiver be;
God is my gift, Himself He freely gave me,
God's gift am I, and none but God shall have me.”
Robert Southwell, Collected Poems: Robert Southwell SJ

“Hospitality is a prized virtue of monastic communities. Benedict's rule says: 'All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me."' Brother Alphonsus served as a doorkeeper in the seventeenth century at a Jesuit college in Majorca, Spain. Each time someone knocked at the door he would reply, 'I am coming, Lord!' This practice reminded him to treat each person with as much respect as if it were Jesus himself at the door.”
Ken Shigematsu, God in My Everything: How an Ancient Rhythm Helps Busy People Enjoy God

“Al final del camino me dirán:
—¿Has vivido? ¿Has amado?
Y yo, sin decir nada,
abriré el corazón lleno de nombres.”
Pedro Casaldaliga

“More than ever I find myself in the hands of God.
This is what I have wanted all my life from my youth.
But now there is a difference;
the initiative is entirely with God.
It is indeed a profound spiritual experience
to know and feel
myself so totally in God’s hands.”
Pedro Arrupe SJ

Ignatius of Loyola
“Ite, inflammate omnia.”
Ignatius of Loyola

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