September 24, 2018 — Jesuit Father Joseph T. Bennett was called to eternal life on Sept. 23, 2018. Fr. Bennett was born on Dec. 19, 1926, and entered the Jesuits at Shadowbrook in Lenox, Mass., on Aug. 14, 1944. He was ordained in June 1957 and pronounced final vows on May 4, 1989.
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September 22, 2018 — Jesuit Father Thomas F. Sable was called to eternal life on Sept. 21, 2018. Fr. Sable was born on Aug. 16, 1945, and entered the Jesuits at Bellarmine College in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on July 30, 1963. He was ordained in June 1975 and pronounced final vows on Feb. 2, 1987.
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September 14, 2018 — Ever wondered how Jesuits become Jesuits? The total journey toward Jesuit priesthood or formed brotherhood can take from eight to 13 years.
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September 10, 2018 — Jesuit institutions were featured prominently on the 2019 U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of the best U.S. colleges and universities.
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Sept. 7, 2018 - In his September prayer video, Pope Francis asked us in joining him in praying for the young people in Africa. "Let us pray that young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.”
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Aug. 29, 2018 - In our most recent issue of JESUITS magazine, we wrote about some of the new leaders working at our Jesuit apostolates in the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces.
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August 23, 2018 — Twenty-six Jesuit novices in Canada and the United States professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this month. A novice spends two years at the novitiate for the first stage of Jesuit formation, culminating in first vows — a public profession of commitment to the Society of Jesus.
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Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
There are 66 Jesuit parishes and 22 retreat centers in the United States. Jesuit parishes are situated in inner cities, suburbs, rural outposts and on college campuses and Native American reservations. Jesuit retreat centers can be found in places ranging from New England's rocky coast to the foothills of the Rockies and the rustic trails of Santa Clara Valley. They are part of urban landscapes, too.
St. Ignatius Church
Located just outside of Boston, St. Ignatius was founded in 1926 and placed under the care of the Jesuit Fathers residing at Boston College.
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Eastern Point Retreat House
Eastern Point Retreat House, a grand house located on the Atlantic shore in Gloucester, Mass., has been welcoming retreatants since 1958.
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