Within the framework of the 5th centenary of the conversion of Ignatius of Loyola, from 13 to 17 July 2022 we held our tenth congress in Barcelona in the Jesuïtes Sarrià-Sant Ignasi school.
A meeting for all the Alumni/ae of the world and the Ignatian Community where we could become aware of the potential we have as a global network and promote a shared mission to contribute with greater strength to build a more just and sustainable society.
F. ARTURO SOSA, sj
Ignatian framework, spirituality and implementation.
What is the mission of the Society of Jesus today and what steps should we, the alumni and alumni associations, take to demonstrate our commitment?
MARY EVELYN TUCKER
Ecology and our Common Home.
The ecological threat affects us and forces us to change different dimensions of our lives: education, the way we produce, the management of water and energy resources, among others. The growing alliance of Religion and Ecology.
Contemporary migration and social transformation.
How we can contribute and turn the migration phenomenon from a threat to an opportunity. What is our role as alumni to support that contribution by creating conditions for the reception and integration of migrants.
THE ROLE OF WOMEN
Women-church-world, a challenging triad.
Through an open and inclusive view, we will try to accomodate and promote the role of women in the construction of a new society.
Making sense of technology: the need for indifference.
What are the technological challenges inviting and forcing us to do? Ethical and moral boundaries to be observed. How to make technological development work for the benefit of humanity, people and the Common Home.
F. LAURENT BASANESE, sj
The potential of religions in reconciliation.
From a critical view of the role of religion in its history and in the present moment, new paths are opening up that are appearing to strengthen the role of religions as builders of a more human and fraternal world.
Empowering people to use their business skills for Social Impact.
How we can understand and take advantage of the opportunities offered in all social areas to develop new economic, consumer and collaborative economy models.
F. JOSÉ ALBERTO MESA, sj
Education, a transforming element of society.
Education will continue to be a key element in the transformation of society in the coming years. How should the mission of education evolve to meet the new challenges in a changing environment?
After 50 years of “cannonball moments,” will the “sleeping giant” finally wake up?
How can we, as alumni, implement an ethical culture in our professional environment, through leadership and awareness of a shared mission.
SABRINA BURGOS CAPERA
Another possible is possible
Social and educational development in the integration of the most vulnerable communities.
The educational and social development of communities for the transformation of people and the promotion of the most vulnerable groups. Companionship and social inclusion.
F. DANI VILLANUEVA, sj
Collaboration and networking as a catalyst for the Jesuit mission
How to move forward and develop the international possibilities offered by the Alumni network in the service of the Ignatian mission, with the new communication technologies, knowledge and contacts.
ANTONIO GAUDÍ AND THE SAGRADA FAMILIA
F. JEAN-PAUL HERNÁNDEZ, sj
Humanism and spirituality in the work of Antonio Gaudí. The Sagrada Familia, a work for humanity.