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Photos from Jesuit Friends Alumni Sunday 2019

Nov. 6, 2019 - On October 19 and 20, hundreds of Jesuit-educated alumni and friends of the Society gathered at 23 parishes and schools for the fifth annual Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses. 

Jesuit Alumni Sunday was started as a way of bringing together alumni of Jesuit schools and friends of the Jesuits across the generations to rekindle their connection with the Society and each other. Liturgies were followed by receptions where participants had an opportunity to learn about the Ignatian programming in their area and meet program representatives.

Please join us for next year's Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses which will be held on October 17 and 18, 2020.





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Nov. 6, 2019 - This fall, seven Jesuit high schools - Fairfield Prep, Fordham Preparatory School, Loyola School, Regis High School, Saint Joe's Prep, Saint Peter's Prep, and Xavier High School - are competing to help fill local food banks and pantries with provisions for families in need.

Nov. 5, 2019 - This month Pope Francis is asking us to join him in praying for Dialogue and reconciliation in the Middle East in the Church. "Today, many Christian communities, together with Jewish and Muslim communities, work here for peace, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Let us pray that a spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation emerge in the Middle East."

Nov. 4, 2019 - Fr. G. Simon Harak, SJ, died peacefully on Sun., Nov. 3, 2019. Fr. Harak was born on April 15, 1948, and entered the Society of Jesus on Sept. 5, 1970. He was later ordained on June 9, 1979, in the Chapel of St. Joseph at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. He pronounced his final vows on April 14, 1991.

Nov. 1, 2019 - Earlier this year, the Jesuits announced four new Universal Apostolic Preferences. One of these preferences was "To collaborate in the care of our Common Home," a call to protect the environment. To help answer this call, we will be sharing a series of monthly ecology reflections.

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