August 18, 2019 — Today is the feast day of Saint Alberto Hurtado, a Chilean Jesuit priest known for his engagement with Chilean culture and his work with young adults and the poor.
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Following two years of study and apostolic service, four Jesuit novices of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces pronounced first vows on Saturday, Aug. 10.
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August 8, 2019 - More than 700 people from all over Western New York and from every part of the country attended the second annual IggyFest, held on the Feast of St. Ignatius, July 31, 2019, at St. Michael’s Place in Downtown Buffalo.
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August 5, 2019 - This month Pope Francis is asking us to join him in praying for families and the role that they play in teaching future generations. "Let us pray that families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly 'schools of true human development'."
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July 31, 2019 - Today is the feast St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. In honor of his feast, the recently ordained Fr. Vinny Marchionni, SJ, created a video reflection on St. Ignatius, specifically in his role as a pilgrim.
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July 9, 2019 - This month Pope Francis is asking us to join him in praying for the Integrity of Justice. "Let us pray that those who administer justice may work with integrity, and that the injustice which prevails in the world may not have the last word."
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July 9, 2019 — An Ignatian delegation is taking part in the United Nations' forum, which runs July 9-18 in New York City.
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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. Michael’s Parish
Located in downtown Buffalo, N.Y., St. Michael’s Parish was founded in 1851 under the direction of the Jesuits and has remained so ever since.
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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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