The Euro-Mediterranean Province
The Euro-Mediterranean Province of the Jesuits consists of Albania, Italy, Malta and Romania. Four different reailites that share a common trait: they are all historical, cultural and religious crossroad between Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
The head of the EUM Province is Provincial Superior Fr. Roberto Del Riccio SJ.Read more about the Province government
The Society of Jesus
In 1540 Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus to help others find God in their life. From the first 10 companions, today there are more than 16,000 Jesuits in 100 countries. Each Jesuit is called to live the vows of obedience, for the greater good of others; chastity, as unselfish relationships; and poverty, by aiming for the essential.
Ignatius of Loyola
At the age of 30, Ignatius was a knight at the Royal Court of Spain. In the spring of 1521 an injury during a battle changed his life.
“He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself”
There are many religious orders in the Church. Each has its own specific charism. Find out what makes the Society of Jesus different from others.