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Instituto de Formación Ignaciana Shares the Spiritual Exercises in Puerto Rico

By Rachel Amiri The Instituto de Formación Ignaciana de Puerto Rico (IFI) is a lay Catholic organization that exemplifies the Society of Jesus’ Universal Apostolic Preference to show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment. Established in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to offer Spanish-language resources in Ignatian spirituality and to prepare lay …

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Deacon Carmelo Rivera Martinez Finds Fulfillment in His Service to San Ignacio

By Fr. Ronald Gonzales, SJ Deacon Carmelo Rivera Martinez has been serving the Parroquia San Ignacio community in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for more than 60 years. Starting at age 24, Deacon Carmelo – as he is known throughout the island – worked for the Jesuit community at San Ignacio serving food. Realizing the fulfillment …

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Colegio San Ignacio

Colegio San Ignacio is an all-male Catholic high school in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Hurricane Maria exposes poverty in Puerto Rico

Hurricanes Irma and Maria did more than catastrophic physical damage when they struck Puerto Rico back-to-back in September, crippling the U.S. territory’s power grid and infrastructure. They exposed the level of poverty on the island.