Addresses at General Congregations


More famous for their promulgated decrees, the General Congregations also feature important addresses, homilies, and statements–remarks that help guide the work of the Jesuit delegates assembled at the congregations but also the subsequent work at the Jesuit apostolates around the globe. Below is a selection of those addresses from the most recent General Congregations. For more addresses (and the decrees and historical contexts), please consult Jesuit Life & Mission Today.

 

Title
Author
Date
Contributor
Papal Address to General Congregation 31
Paul VI
1965
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Papal Address to General Congregation 31
Paul VI
1966
Institute of Jesuit Sources
General Congregation 31 to Pope Paul VI
General Congregation 31
1966
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Papal Address to General Congregation 32
Paul VI
1974
Institute of Jesuit Sources
“Justice with Faith,” at General Congregation 32
Arrupe, Pedro
1974
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Papal Address to Pedro Arrupe
Paul VI
1975
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Papal Address to Pedro Arrupe and the General Assistants at General Congregation 32
Paul VI
1975
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Cardinal of State to Pedro Arrupe at General Congregation 32
Villot, Jean-Marie
1975
Institute of Jesuit Sources
John Paul II’s homily to General Congregation 33
John Paul II
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Homage to John Paul II by General Congregation 33
General Congregation 33
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Homage to Pedro Arrupe by General Congregation 33
General Congregation 33
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Arrupe Address to General Congregation 33
Arrupe, Pedro
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Arrupe’s Homily to General Congregation 33
Arrupe, Pedro
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
First Homily at General Congregation 33
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Second Homily to General Congregation 33
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Homily Closing General Congregation 33
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
1983
Institute of Jesuit Sources
John Paul II’s Allocution to General Congregation 34
John Paul II
1995
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Introductory Discourses to General Congregation 34
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
1995
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Homily Closing General Congregation 34
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
1995
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Benedict XVI’s Letter to Kolvenbach, for General Congregation 35
Benedict XVI
2008
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Letter to Kolvenbach by General Congregation 35
General Congregation 35
2008
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Kolvenbach’s Letter to Benedict XVI, for General Congregation 35
Kolvenbach, Peter-Hans
2008
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Papal Address to General Congregation 35
Benedict XVI
2008
Institute of Jesuit Sources
Homily Closing General Congregation 35
Nicolás, Adolfo
2008
Institute of Jesuit Sources