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Get To Know The Novices part 5: Aurimas

Not to be confused with one of The Three Musketeers, let’s see what Aurimas, one of our two Lithuanian novices, has to say…

  1. Name, Age and Province

Aurimas Šukys, Latvian/Lithuanian province


  1. 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.

  1. What is your favourite room or place in the Novitiate house?

The Chapel

  1. 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).

  1. What is your favourite ‘indoor works’ task?

To do the scullery and the hall.

  1. What was your favourite subject in school?


  1. What was your first job?

Shop assistant

  1. How many languages do you speak?

Four or five

  1. Where is the most beautiful place you have visited?

St. Beunos, the Jesuit Retreat Centre in Snowdonia


  1. What is your favourite book and your favourite film? The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life James Martin, 2010
  1. What is your favourite sport to play or watch?


Lithuania bball

  1. Give us a favourite quote:

“Obedience is easy. What’s hard is charity” Fr. Chenu

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. If you could witness any historical event what would it be?

Jesus’ life in Palestine


  1. If you could have any superpower, what would it be? To heal the sick
  1. If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

I don’t know, maybe  you can suggest one for me?

  1. Who is the most intelligent person you know?

At the moment it is our novice master and his Socius (assistant).

  1. 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.


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