A few months ago I pronounced my final vows, concluding a twenty-year period of formation as a Jesuit Brother. This formation would have been difficult to distinguish from that of a priestly scholastic, with a few notable exceptions related to the sacramental ministry. My experience, however, is not universal in this Least Society, either temporally or geographically. Today, there continues to be a degree of confusion regarding the nature of the Jesuit Brother and the consequent process of formation suitable for the Brother.Login to read more
The author is an Astronomer and Curator of Meteorite Collection at the Vatican Observatory, Vatican City.