The Society of Jesus is called to be on mission with Christ the reconciler, to share God’s work of reconciliation in a broken world,by working for reconciliation with God, with one another, and with creation.
Constantly discerning and drawing from the ﬂow of God’s Grace, and remaining ever rooted in our Jesuit Way of Proceeding, by our Life and Mission in, with, and for the Church, as well as in partnership with others, we bear witness to and work for that fruit of Reconciliation which God in Christ is bearing in our world today.
The Universal Apostolic Preferences are the fruit of a process of discernment lasting almost 2 years, initiated by Father General Reverend Father Arturo Sosa, and in which all Jesuits and mission partners participated. The process concluded with confirmation from Pope Francis.
The preferences provide a horizon for the life-mission of the whole Society of Jesus for the next ten years, starting from 2019. They capture our imaginations and awaken our desires. They unite us in our mission. They are:
The Jesuits of Malaysia-Singapore (MAS) have discerned and developed a regional plan responding to the Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs). You may access and download a copy of the plan here.
The Jesuits and Partners-in-Mission of the Society of Jesus in the Malaysia-Singapore (MAS) Region are committed to promote and support the consistent culture of protection and well-being of vulnerable persons, including children and young persons.
The MAS Region is fully committed to promote, prevent, and strengthen a safe environment and culture within the Jesuit communities and apostolate works/ministries by living out the MAS Code of Conduct and the Professional Standards protocol and practices to protect minors and vulnerable persons.
Any concerns or violations of the Professional Standards and the MAS Code of Conduct, especially abuse towards minor and vulnerable persons, should be reported to the MAS Safeguarding Office (MSO): firstname.lastname@example.org
Cura Personalis (a Latin phrase meaning care for the whole person) is a key aspect of Ignatian Spirituality, and the Jesuit way of proceeding. The Jesuits of Malaysia-Singapore are therefore committed to the care of the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of all those with and for whom we serve.
To help us cultivate a consistent culture of protection in our communities and ministries, after much prayer and deliberation, the Jesuits of Malaysia- Singapore have formulated a Code of Conduct and a set of Professional Standards Protocol.