Europe - Jesuits in formation serving in Coronatime

Following the footsteps of Jesuits who came face to face with the disease like St. Louis Gonzaga and Blessed John Beyzym, a group of ten Jesuits in formation have been during several weeks caring for their elderly companions in the infirmaries of the province of Spain located in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) and Villagarcía de Campos (Valladolid). Several of them are health professionals, such as nurses or doctors. Others had to learn quickly the work of nursing assistants. According to Fr. Rafael Mateos, the superior of the infirmary of Alcalá, the experience is “to live this Society of love, this union between older and younger Jesuits, who help each other, care for each other. For them as well as for us, this is a strong experience of the Society”. Read more…