The society of Jesus and its members popularly known as Jesuits, renew and reorient their approach and action from time to time. This process is called ‘discernment.’ To become more effective and rekindle the spirit of ‘Magis’ (more or greater) in the present era there were certain guidelines termed as ‘Universal Apostolic Preferences’ (UAP’s) that were promulgated on 19 February 2019. These preferences are a horizon, point of reference, a signpost for the entire Society of Jesus. It helps in the process of reading the signs of time and in addressing them adequately and effectively.
The four ‘Universal Apostolic Preferences’ (UAP’s) that were promulgated on 19 February 2019 are
These universal preferences have been adapted according to the need of each region and state. Thus, Karnataka Jesuit Province has adapted them and framed the preferences as follows: