Nicolas Speaks!

NCR and Whispers both noted this surprising video, of Father General Adolfo Nicolas speaking--in English--on vocations and religious life. (The clip seems to have been taken from a Jesuit vocation video.) What we need today, says Nicolas, is the ability to dream "greater dreams" for the world. James Martin, S.J.
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.
9 years 8 months ago
This must have originated from the Philippine province. The background music in the beginning of the clip is "Pilgrim's Theme", a very popular song from the Filipino Jesuits (I just couldn't recall who in particular composed it).
9 years 8 months ago
It sounds like he is very wise and discerning.

Advertisement

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

If we, the people, are ourselves responsible for the good of the state, then we have the same obligations that a medieval monarch once had.
Terrance KleinOctober 18, 2017
Poet Kim Bridgford hopes to publish an essay on every woman poet who has ever lived through the Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline, which she edits.
Colleen DulleOctober 18, 2017
The Catholic Church in the United States is being transformed by its black and brown parishioners, whose numbers and voices are rising.
Mary C. CurtisOctober 18, 2017
Pope Francis prayed for the victims of a terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, that left hundreds dead and countless wounded in one of the deadliest attacks in the country's history.