July 31, 2017 - Br. Louis N. Mauro, SJ, was called to eternal life on July 28, 2017 at Murray-Weigel Hall, Bronx, N.Y. Br. Mauro was born on Jan. 8, 1942, in Lackawanna, N.Y., and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug.14, 1961, at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was ordained to the diaconate on Oct. 17, 1982, in Buffalo, N.Y. He pronounced his final vows on Aug. 15, 1978, at Canisius High School in Buffalo, N.Y.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
2:00 – 5:00 P.M. and 7-9 P.M.
Xavier High School Student Chapel
30 West 16th Street
New York, New York 10011
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:
Friday, August 4, 2017
Church of Saint Francis Xavier
46 West 16th Street
New York, New York 10011
Sept. 13, 2017 - Mr. Brian P. Maher was installed as the 7th president of Nativity Preparatory School during the Mass of the Holy Spirit held at the beginning of the year. Fr. John J. Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, officially missioned Mr. Maher to be the director of the work.
Today, Sept. 1, marks the official kickoff of the second year of the Ignatian Carbon Challenge. Redesigned for its second year, the Ignatian Carbon Challenge provides new dynamic opportunities to make more sustainable choices that create healthier individuals, communities, and a healthier planet. Through a series of monthly individual challenges, students learn about climate change and appropriate, concrete methods for living more sustainable lives. These challenges are designed to be woven into a variety of school settings, including classrooms, clubs, and formation and justice events and programs. Each challenge has two steps-one offering opportunities for personal change for increased sustainability, the second adding an interpersonal element to promote dialogue and collaboration.
July 14, 2017 - Free, online access to numerous scholarly publications and sources in the Jesuit Studies field is now available, thanks to a project of the Boston College Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies. The Portal to Jesuit Studies is meant to serve as a "Jesuit Google," strengthening the institute's efforts to serve as a resource on the history, spirituality, and pedagogy of the Society of Jesus.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Ronald W. Sams, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 27, in Buffalo, N.Y. Fr. Sams entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1946, at St. Andrew’s Hall, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 20,1959, at Fordham University Church, Bronx, N.Y.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Thomas P. Murphy, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 28, 2017. He was born on Aug. 19, 1926, entered the Society of Jesus on June 20, 1944. He was ordained on June 22, 1957, and pronounced his final vows on Aug. 15, 1960.
June 26, 2017 - Fr. Vincent M. Cooke, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 22, 2017. Fr. Cooke was born on May 24, 1936, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1954. He was ordained on June 15, 1967, and pronounced Final Vows on Oct. 19, 1974
June 21, 2017 - Fr. Louis L. Grenier, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 19, 2017. Fr. Grenier was born on Nov. 2, 1918, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1936. He was ordained on June 18, 1949, and pronounced Final Vows on Aug. 15, 1953.