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Feast of St. Peter Faber, S.J. (August 2, 2014): The First Jesuit Priest

  Fr. Peter Faber was one of the founders of the Society of Jesus and the first priest among the Jesuits.  Pope Francis mentioned his admiration for Peter Faber in his first interview with America Magazine.  According to Pope Francis, … Continue reading

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St. Peter Faber, SJ: Patron Saint of Business?

Chris Lowney had an interesting article in National Catholic Register proposing that Peter Faber, S.J. be the patron saint for business people: On Dec. 17, Pope Francis signed the bull of canonization recognizing Faber as a saint, and the relatively … Continue reading

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Spiritual Leadership in the Ignatian Tradition

I had previously written on leadership style in the Ignatian tradition based on the principles set forth by Chris Lowney and as evidenced by Pope Francis. America Magazine recently had a transcript of a speech by the Superior General of … Continue reading

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Heroic Leadership, Jesuit Style, and Pope Francis

I told myself that I would refrain from discussing Pope Francis’ interview last week as that subject was widely covered elsewhere. I have largely stuck to that other than a brief reference to Blessed Peter Faber, S.J., one of the … Continue reading

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