Not to be confused with one of The Three Musketeers, let’s see what Aurimas, one of our two Lithuanian novices, has to say…
- Name, Age and Province
Aurimas Šukys, Latvian/Lithuanian province
- What do you like most about life in the novitiate?
It is like a long retreat: you can easier than usual see how God works in your life. Therefore you can have a closer relationship with him.
- What is your favourite room or place in the Novitiate house?
- How do you tend to spend your Villa Day (our free Saturdays)?
I tend to rest physically and spiritually or sometimes I catch up with the tasks that I did not do during the week.
5.Who in the novitiate makes you laugh the most?
Thomas, since he is open-minded and thinks non-stereotypically, and sometimes his ideas are fantastic (literally).
- What is your favourite ‘indoor works’ task?
To do the scullery and the hall.
- What was your favourite subject in school?
- What was your first job?
- How many languages do you speak?
Four or five
- Where is the most beautiful place you have visited?
St. Beunos, the Jesuit Retreat Centre in Snowdonia
- What is your favourite book and your favourite film? The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life James Martin, 2010
- What is your favourite sport to play or watch?
- Give us a favourite quote:
“Obedience is easy. What’s hard is charity” Fr. Chenu
- What is the best live music event you have been to?
N Trinity band (it is a Dutch band), a concert in Lithuanian youth days 2013
- If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A buttered black bread or cornflakes with milk
- If you could witness any historical event what would it be?
Jesus’ life in Palestine
- If you could have any superpower, what would it be? To heal the sick
- If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
I don’t know, maybe you can suggest one for me?
- Who is the most intelligent person you know?
At the moment it is our novice master and his Socius (assistant).
- If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to?
I would change it into a Christian name probably, well such as Peter, since it is my baptism’s name, or Joseph.