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Oct. 27, 2017 - The third annual Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses took place on Oct. 21-22, gathering more than 1,600 alumni and their loved ones for liturgies and receptions held at 24 parishes and schools.

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Oct. 26, 2017 - Earlier this month, 22 pilgrims traveled with the USA Northeast Province to Spain and southern France to follow in the footsteps of Jesuit Sts. Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier, and St. Bernadette.

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Oct. 26, 2017 — Last weekend, 12 Jesuits were ordained as deacons by Bishop Michael Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland, California, at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. For Jesuits in formation, ordination to the diaconate is the final step in preparation for priestly ordination in the Society of Jesus.

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After three years of discernment, conversation and collaboration, Jesuit education leaders from around the world gathered last week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the first International Congress of Jesuit Education Delegates.

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Oct. 25, 2017 - After five years, Fr. Michael Boughton, SJ, concluded his service stewarding Jesuits through various stages of their religious formation, as provincial assistant for formation for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces.

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Oct. 20, 2017 - The Board of Directors of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has elected Loyola University Maryland President, Fr. Brian Linnane, SJ, as its new chair.

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Oct. 20, 2017 — This fall, six Jesuit high schools - Fairfield Prep, Fordham Preparatory School, Loyola School, Regis High School, Saint Peter's Prep, and Xavier High School - are competing to help fill local food banks and pantries with provisions for families in need.

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Oct. 19, 2017 — Today, the Society of Jesus celebrates the eight North American Martyrs, sometimes known as the Feast of St. Isaac Jogues and Companions.

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Oct. 19, 2017 - Representatives from Saint Peter’s University and the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces visited Notre Dame School in New York, for an assembly examining how the end of DACA will impact undocumented young adults.

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October 16, 2017 — Yesterday, Pope Francis canonized 35 new saints, including Brazilian Jesuit St. André de Soveral.

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October 14, 2017 — The story of American-born Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek (1904-1984), who spent 23 years in Russia in Siberian labor camps and Soviet prisons.

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October 10, 2017 — The Clinic has intensified its efforts in the wake of the rescission of DACA by the Trump Administration.

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Oct. 6, 2017 - The Jesuit Conference, the organization that represents the Jesuits of the U.S. and Canada, and the Ignatian Solidarity Network,have partnered to produce what’s being called an Ecological Examen, which offers five simple steps for reflection.

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Oct. 6, 2017 - The Jesuits in the Carroll Street Community in Crown Heights are sponsoring a new young adult liturgy in Brooklyn called Sundays@Six. The Masses will take place every Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Parish in the Midwood Section of Brooklyn.

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Oct. 5, 2017 - In his October prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of workers and the unemployed. “Let us pray that all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.”

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October 5, 2017 — Fr. Jean Denis Saint-Félix, SJ, has been named the new Secretary of the Office of Justice and Ecology at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the U.S.

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October 3, 2017 — We join the Jesuits of Puerto Rico in asking you to contact your senators and Congressional representative and ask them to deliver aid to the people of Puerto Rico.

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Oct. 3, 2017 — Today the Society of Jesus celebrates the feast of St. Francis Borgia, SJ (1510-1572), the third Superior General of the Society of Jesus.

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Oct. 2, 2017 - This summer, Fr. Charles Frederico, SJ, stepped down as director of vocations for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces, having served for eight years. Fr. Philip Florio, SJ, will now assume the vocations director role for our two East Coast provinces.

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Oct. 2, 2017 - Xavier High School in NYC will be hosting a fundraiser with former teacher and coach, Fr. Dennis Baker, SJ, for the school where he is now president, Xavier High School in Micronesia. This event will be hosted on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

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Sept. 29, 2017 – Earlier this month two Masses were held in celebration of the Jesuit jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province. The province is grateful to the men celebrating jubilees for their wholehearted response to God’s call to serve.

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Sept. 28, 2017 – On Tues., Sept. 26, 2017, more than 100 golfers and supporters attended the 8th Annual Friends of the Jesuits Golf Outing at the beautiful Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, N.Y. The outing was an opportunity to support the province and work of the Jesuits as well as celebrate the Ignatian legend Fr. James Keenan, SJ.

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Sept. 26, 2017 - From July 5-10, the Be the Light Youth Theology Institute at Canisius College welcomed students from ten high schools (including Gonzaga High School and Canisius High School) for a six-day immersion experience, which explored moral and religious dimensions relevant to the kinds of challenges experienced during their time spent in Buffalo.

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Sept. 25, 2017 - On Sept. 13, Mr. Brian Maher was installed as the 7th president of Nativity Preparatory School during the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, officially missioned Mr. Maher to be the director of the work.

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Sept. 21, 2017 - Hurricane Maria left such devastation behind in Puerto Rico, that our Jesuit school and parish families need our help. The Central Southern Jesuit Province is accepting financial contributions to aid in recovery in Puerto Rico.

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