Encouraged by Pope Benedict XVI's words at the 35th General Congregation (21/02/08) "The Society of Jesus should continue forming its members with great attention to the sciences and to virtue, without conforming to mediocrity". Comillas Pontifical University wishes to offer such training program in Ignatian themes to all members of the Ignatian family/community, as well as all those who wish to deepen their charism and spirituality.
Why study Ignatian Spirituality?
A multidisciplinary program with a balanced approach that covers history, anthropology, theology and spirituality as complementary perspectives for a comprehensive understanding of the Ignatian charism.
An opportunity to read the actual primary documents of Ignatian sources and 'reflect' on them to keep learning today.
Qualified Jesuits who, for various reasons relating to their personal paths, are interested in exploring the contents of Ignatian spirituality 'with zeal and rigor'.
Lay individuals from Ignatian spheres and contexts. CLC, areas close to institutions of the Society of Jesus. and researchers from other universities who wish to further explore Ignatian theology and spirituality.
Members of Ignatian Spirituality religious orders.
Student Jesuits and from other congregations who come to Spain to study spirituality and wish to train more specifically in Ignatian spirituality.
Teaching and other staff from institutions of the Society of Jesus wishing to further explore Ignatian spirituality, who may take different modules depending on their personal schedules and circumstances.
The large number of international students shows the appeal of the Institute abroad.
Its excellent library enables students to delve deeper into all relevant subjects.
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Structure: the Master's program consists of 7 modules distributed over the two semesters. The last module (no. 7) is entirely devoted to the writing up of Final Master's Project. To be allowed to progress onto it, the students must have previously completed the six prior modules.
The different modules and their contents provide an integrated knowledge from these four perspectives: