Spain – Jesuits live in Communities of Hospitality with Migrants, Refugees and Ex-Prisoners

Hospitality communities are Jesuit communities where life and projects are shared with people in need. In Spain, there are Jesuit communities that live with migrants, refugees and people who come out of prison. Those who flee from misery and conflict are provided, in addition to a dwelling, opportunities to learn the language and regularize their situation; those who leave prison are offered a home that will take them away from old companies, and they are helped to regain confidence and autonomy. Together, in the community, a common project is elaborated in which all participate and feel co-responsible for both the care and the common tasks. In most cases, living together lasts a few months, until people have the skills to get by on their own, avoiding unwanted dependencies. Read more…