May 8, 2018 - The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC), the largest lay Catholic full-time volunteer program in the world is searching for a new president. For more than 50 years, JVC has engaged passionate young leaders in the fight for social justice, while allowing them the opportunity to explore their spirituality and faith through a framework of Catholic, Ignatian values. Since its inception, over 10,000 women and men have dedicated a year or more of their lives to serve among the poor and marginalized while living in community with fellow volunteers. Every Jesuit Volunteer’s (JV’s) experience is different, but the four core values of JVC – spirituality, community, simple living, and social justice – set JVC apart from other service organizations and continue to transform the lives of JVs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.