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.”
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.
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.
Nov. 19, 2018 – Blessings and warm wishes for you and your loved ones during this Thanksgiving and as we prepare for the Christmas season. The Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces have assembled several thanksgiving prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.
November 15, 2018 — Kenyan Jesuit Father Victor-Luke Odhiambo, 62, was murdered on Nov. 15 when unknown assailants attacked the Daniel Comboni Jesuit Residence in Cueibet, South Sudan, where he resided.
Nov. 6, 2018 - In his November prayer video, Pope Francis asked us in joining him in praying for peace. “Let us pray together that the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.”
Nov. 2, 2018 — 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.
Oct. 31, 2018 - Today, the Jesuits East Facebook page of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces surpassed 10,000 Likes. For several years, the page has offered updates and invited followers to be part of a community of people united by a shared Ignatian identity.
Oct. 24, 2018 - The presidents of the USA Northeast Province high schools hosted a dinner on Oct. 5 to express gratitude and heartfelt thanks to Meg Florentine, who completed her service as provincial assistant for secondary education.
Oct. 22, 2018 - More than 700 men and women for others gathered at 24 parishes and schools for the fourth annual Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses. They join the more than 2,000 men and women for others who have attended in previous years.
Oct. 22, 2018 - The "Jesuit Classic" is volleyball competition between Jesuit schools from across the country. This year's tournament took place at McQuaid Jesuit in Rochester with four teams participating -- McQuaid, Canisius, Loyola Blakefield from Townsend, Md., and Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola from San Juan, P.R.
Oct. 18, 2018 - The Society of Jesus in the U.S., Canada and Haiti welcomed 40 new Jesuit novices this fall at novitiates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti. They have selflessly offered their lives to the service of the marginalized, to the church, to God and to each other.
Oct. 17, 2018 - Spanish Jesuit Fr. Jose Luis Iriberri, will be visiting the East Coast to give a series of talks promoting the Ignatian Camino, a pilgrimage/trekking trail that traces Ignatius' famous pilgrimage in 1522 from Loyola to Montserrat and Manresa.
Oct. 14, 2018 — Today, Pope Francis canonized: Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, El Salvador. Carrying Pope Paul VI’s pastoral staff and wearing the blood-stained belt of Archbishop Romero, Pope Francis formally recognized them, and five others, as saints.