Universal Apostolic Preferences Announced 2019-2029
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Universal Apostolic Preferences are the fruit of a process of discernment lasting almost two years. All the Jesuits and the mission partners took part in the process. This process has been concluded by confirmation from Pope Francis in a special meeting with Fr General Arturo Sosa. The Preferences give a horizon, a point of reference to the whole Society of Jesus. The new Preferences are four areas vital for our world today. The Society of Jesus will pay special attention to them in the next ten years. These are the 4 preferences that will be in effect for 10 years.
1. PROMOTING DISCERNMENT AND THE SPIRITUAL EXERCISES
2. WALKING WITH THE EXCLUDED
3. CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME
4. JOURNEYING WITH YOUTH
Your realise that these four apostolic preferance goes hand in hand with our areas of focus in our day to day apostolate(JENA Social Apostolate strategic direction 2019-2023). We take care of the migrants and young people,advocate for climate justice and promote integral human growth as well as nourish the spiritual life of people entrusted to us by Jesus Christ our Lord.