Dec. 7, 2018 - In his December prayer video, Pope Francis asked us in joining him in praying for those who spread the faith. “Let us pray that people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time, in their dialogue with people’s hearts, and above all, by listening much.” Read more
Dec. 3, 2018 - Fr. D. James French SJ, was called to eternal life on Dec. 2, 2018. He was born on Feb. 6, 1940, in Buffalo, N.Y., entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1962, and was ordained on May 25, 1974. He pronounced his final vows at Canisius High School, Buffalo, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 1986. Read more
Nov. 28, 2018 - More than 90% of Jesuit apostolates in the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces hosted vocation awareness events during the month of November. View highlights from just a few of these works, which have spent this month encouraging those discerning to pursue their vocations. Read more
Hundreds of friends, family members, loved ones and fellow Jesuits gathered at the Fordham University Church on June 10, 2017, as four Jesuits - Rodolfo Casals, Daniel Corrou, Brett McLaughlin, and Angelo Rizzo - took a major step in their lives of service to the Lord, ordination to the priesthood.
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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. Anthony’s Parish
St. Anthony’s Church in Oceanside, N.Y., has grown from 14 faithful people to a community of over 4,800 registered families.