February 5, 2016 — today marks the 25th anniversary of the death of jesuit father pedro arrupe (1907-1991), who served as the 28th superior general of the society of jesus from 1965 to 1983. February 14, 2014 — jesuitsorg is sharing the following quotation attributed to jesuit father pedro arrupe (1907-1991) to celebrate valentine's day fr arrupe served as the 28th superior general of the society of jesus from 1965 to 1983. Pedro arrupe was only the second basque to be father general, the first being the founder, saint ignatius of loyola himself fr vinnie o'keefe, a friend and advisor to arrupe, says arrupe was a second ignatius of loyola, a refounder of the society in the light of vatican ii . Fr pedro arrupe during the last years of his active and inspiring leadership as general of the society of jesus, i have been approached to offer a sort of overarching insight.
In 2007, georgetown university commemorated the centenary of the birth of father arrupe, sj, through the commissioning of a documentary entitled pedro arrupe: his life and legacy. Father pedro arrupe (1907-1991) 28th superior general of the society of jesus (1965-1983) as a scholar, doctor, and priest, father pedro arrupe was a champion for service to others and justice for all. Men for others by pedro arrupe, sj education for social justice and social action today foreword the address of father pedro arrupe to the tenth international congress of jesuit alumni of europe, in valencia, spain, on july 31, 1973, has already been published in french, spanish and italian. Fall in love attributed to fr pedro arrupe, sj (1907-1991) nothing is more practical than finding god, than falling in love in a quite absolute, final way.
What information do we collect when you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website. Attributed to fr pedro arrupe, sj (1907-1991) nothing is more practical than finding god, than falling in love in a quite absolute, final way what you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything. In his book, father martin describes how the jesuits, under the control of father general pedro arrupe constructed a trojan horse with which to subvert the church from vatican ii onwards, making use of the fervor for renewal to achieve arrupe's vision for the church. Who is father pedro arrupe, sj arrupe international on may 22, 1965, fr pedro arrupe was elected superior general of the society of jesus, the first basque to occupy this position since the founder of the jesuits, ignatius of loyola.
The first homework assignment i gave them was to read fr pedro arrupe's famous speech, men for others as a teacher, i wondered how i could get them to engage more deeply, and personally, with the text. Arrupe jesuit high school was named for fr pedro arrupe, sj born in 1907 in the basque region of spain arrupe was ordained as a jesuit priest in 1936 and was appointed jesuit superior and the master of novices in japan in 1942. Pedro arrupe, sj, was the 28th superior general of the society of jesus, leading the society in the realities of serving the church and people in the post-vatican ii world arrupe was a man of great spiritual depth who was committed to justice. The pedro arrupe, sj center for business ethics was founded in 2005 as an intellectual resource for business ethics the mission of the arrupe center is to assure that students are equipped to engage in careful, sustained, and critical reflection on ethical issues and are prepared to use that reflection in their business decision making.
The jesuit superior general has announced that the society of jesus has formally begun the process of beatification for father pedro arrupe, former head of the congregation. This month's featured jesuit in the jesuits in britain's 2014 calendar is fr pedro arrupe sj, a much-loved general of the society of jesus and the founder of the jesuit refugee service. Father arrupe was the beloved superior general of the jesuit order from 1965 to 1983, a period of volcanic change in the catholic church toward the end of his life, after a debilitating stroke. Pedro arrupe was born on november 14, 1907, in bilbao, spain the youngest of five children, he lost his mother when he was only ten years old and his father when he was eighteen. An ovation full of feeling that seemed to surprise and excite father general, who had left the announcement for the end the event was a meeting in bilbao with three hundred lay people and jesuits from the north of the province of spain, mainly from the pat loyola, arrupe's homeland.
Fr pedro arrupe, sj: the man who was there mass for 100th anniversary of birth of pedro arrupe november 18, 2007 stephen v sundborg, sj it was the feast of the transfiguration, august 6, 1945, in hiroshima, japan. Father arrupe, who had been ailing for many months, died of cardiac pulmonary failure, a jesuit spokesman said pope john paul ii visited father arrupe on jan 27, the spokesman added. Twenty-one years ago, fr pedro arrupe, sj, superior general of the jesuits, died on february 5, 1991, at the age of 84 as a missionary in the jesuit house outside hiroshima, japan, he witnessed the atomic bombing. Vatican city, jul 13, 2018 / 12:43 pm ()-a cause has begun in the diocese of rome for the beatification of fr pedro arrupe sj, former superior general of the society of jesus.
The program is named for the late fr pedro arrupe, sj, the 28th superior general of the society of jesus through his leadership, fr arrupe challenged jesuit educators to focus on the importance of service to the poor and marginalized, to be agents of change in society, and to commit to a faith that acts for justice. The jesuits are beginning to investigate the beatification cause for fr pedro arrupe, superior general of the order from 1965 to 1983 the process will officially begin in two months. Father pedro arrupe was truly a man of god, born to lead the jesuit's to greatness born in bilbao, spain, he initially felt called to set the world ablaze through medicine he undertook medical training for a number of years, but decided his true calling lay with the jesuits, joining in 1927.