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May 23, 2018 - Pope Francis believes that media can be used for the good of humanity as well as a way to connect people and foster dialogue. Read an article from our magazine highlighting some of the Jesuits and ministries throughout our provinces using media to minister on the frontiers of the Church, at the service of an authentic culture of encounter.

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May 21, 2018 — Jesuit Superior General Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, capped off the second day of his trip to Canada with a visit to Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario, which honors six Jesuits and two lay martyrs from the 17th-century missions.

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May 19, 2018 — On day one of his first official visit to Canada since being elected Superior General of the Jesuits in late 2016, Fr. Arturo Sosa, S.J., started his agenda-packed day at Regis College in Toronto doing something he loves: meeting Jesuits in formation.

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May 18, 2018 - Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, SJ, the 31st Superior General of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) will be visiting Canada from May 18 – 30. Watch a video greeting, released ahead of his visit.

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May 16, 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. Read more about these Ignatian leaders.

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May 16, 2018 - Fr. William B. Foley, SJ, MD, was called to eternal life at the age of 72 on May 15, 2018, at Campion Center, Weston, Mass. Fr. Foley was born on Feb. 2, 1946, in Boston and entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1963. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 29, 1977. He pronounced his Final Vows on June 12, 1986.

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May 14, 2018 - On June 9, six East Coast province Jesuits will be ordained priests at the Fordham University Church. Their ordinations come after extensive formation experiences that are deeply rooted to the traditions and the vision of our Jesuit founder, St. Ignatius Loyola. Their ordination symbolizes life and hope for the Church, the ongoing proclamation of the Gospel, and humble and loving service of God’s people.

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May 11, 2018 - The commencement speakers set to address thousands of graduates of the 12 East Coast Jesuit colleges and universities are a diverse group of inspiring men and women, including a 101-year-old literary pioneer who may be the oldest person ever to deliver a commencement speech.

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May 10, 2018 — Jesuit Father Howard J. Gray, an internationally known scholar on Ignatian spirituality, died May 7.

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May 10, 2018 - On May 3, Grace Regan was missioned as president Boston College High School by Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus. More than 40 Jesuits attended the missioning mass, which celebrated Regan as the first female lay leader of the school.

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May 8, 2018 - The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) is currently searching for a new president. JCV is the largest lay Catholic full-time volunteer program in the world. Read more for details on how to apply.

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May 4, 2018 - In his May prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the mission of the laity. “Lay people are on the front line of the life of the Church. We need their testimony regarding the truth of the Gospel and their example of expressing their faith by practicing solidarity,” said Pope Francis.

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April 26, 2018 - Earlier this week, Fairfield Prep, Fordham Prep, Loyola High School, Regis High School and Xavier High School participated in the Ignatian Social Justice Tournament in an effort to earn money for charities of their choosing.

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April 24, 2018 — The new Jesuit Archives & Research Center hosted its first academic event, a symposium on Jesuits and the Sciences, with Fr. David Brown, SJ, of the Vatican Observatory as the keynote speaker.

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April 23, 2018 — The Jesuits call for an end to violence in the country after proposed social security legislation.

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April 20, 2018 — This Earth Day, the Jesuits invite you to embrace Pope Francis' call to care for creation, using Catholic and faith resources to guide you.

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April 16, 2018 — In honor of Emancipation Day, Georgetown University celebrated the legacies of Anne Marie Becraft, a 19th-century African-American education pioneer.

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April 12, 2018 — Fr. Erik Oland, SJ, becomes Provincial of the new Province on July 31.

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April 11, 2018 - Facebook has made changes to how users receive content from pages they follow including Jesuit East. View an instructional video to see how you can continue to receive regular updates.

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April 6, 2018 - In his April prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the responsibility that businesses and leaders have in economic matters. “The economy cannot attempt only to increase profits by reducing the work force and thereby adding to the ranks of the excluded,” said Pope Francis.

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April 3, 2018 — Jesuits recall three times when he graced their universities.

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March 27, 2018 — Fr. Fronk, president of Jesuit High School of New Orleans, will minister to the troops.

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March 26, 2018 - St. Ignatius School in the Bronx has announced that Jeremy Clifford has been appointed to serve as its next president. He will assume his role in July 2018.

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March 26, 2018 - Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. The USA Northeast Province has assembled several Easter prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.

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March 13, 2018 — Fr. Michael Boughton, SJ, will serve at the BCSTM; Fr. Martin Connell, SJ, will serve at JST.

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