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September 24, 2018 — Jesuit Father Joseph T. Bennett was called to eternal life on Sept. 23, 2018. Fr. Sable was born on Dec. 19, 1926, and entered the Jesuits at Shadowbrook in Lenox, Mass., on Aug. 14, 1944. He was ordained in June 1957 and pronounced final vows on May 4, 1989.

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September 22, 2018 — Jesuit Father Thomas F. Sable was called to eternal life on Sept. 21, 2018. Fr. Sable was born on Aug. 16, 1945, and entered the Jesuits at Bellarmine College in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on July 30, 1963. He was ordained in June 1975 and pronounced final vows on Feb. 2, 1987.

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September 17, 2018 — Today is the feast day of Saint Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621), a Jesuit who was one of the most important cardinals of the Catholic Reformation.

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September 14, 2018 — Ever wondered how Jesuits become Jesuits? The total journey toward Jesuit priesthood or formed brotherhood can take from eight to 13 years.

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September 10, 2018 — Jesuit institutions were featured prominently on the 2019 U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of the best U.S. colleges and universities.

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Sept. 7, 2018 - In his September prayer video, Pope Francis asked us in joining him in praying for the young people in Africa. "Let us pray that young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.”

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Aug. 29, 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.

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Aug. 27, 2018 - Fr. Ramon (Ray) Salomone, SJ, was called to eternal life on Aug. 25, 2018. He was born on Nov. 25, 1933, in Brooklyn, N.Y., entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1951, and was ordained on June 10, 1965. He pronounced his final vows on Dec. 8, 1979, at Le Moyne College, Syracuse, N.Y.

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August 23, 2018 — Twenty-six Jesuit novices in Canada and the United States professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this month. A novice spends two years at the novitiate for the first stage of Jesuit formation, culminating in first vows — a public profession of commitment to the Society of Jesus.

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August 24, 2018 — Pope Francis is set to attend the 2018 World Meeting of Families, bringing together families across the world from August 21-26 in Dublin.

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August 24, 2018 — Jesuit Father James Martin set out a series of ways in which parishes can show welcome and respect to LGBT Catholics during a talk at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.

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August 24, 2018 — Superior General Arturo Sosa calls on Jesuits and their colleagues to join with the People of God to respond to the cry of Pope Francis for prayer and penance in solidarity with those abused by clerics.

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Aug. 20, 2018 - On October 20-21, 2018, join fellow Jesuit educated grads for Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday. The Masses will feature a reception afterward, where attendees can learn about volunteer programs, spiritual development opportunities and other ways to take part in the many offerings of Jesuit ministries.

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August 16, 2018 — August 18, is the feast day of St. 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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August 10, 2018 — If Dr. Seuss wrote the biography of St. Ignatius of Loyola, it would look like “Audacious Ignatius,” a new children’s book created by two longtime Jesuit educators.

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Aug. 6, 2018 - In his August prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the treasure of families. “Together, let us ask Jesus that any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity.”

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Aug. 3, 2018 - On July 31, One Jesuit Buffalo organized a Mass and a street festival in honor of St. Ignatius called Iggy Fest. More than 600 people attended the festival on St. Michael's Place. Visitors and alumni came from as far as Cleveland, Rochester, New York City and beyond.

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August 2, 2018 — Today marks the feast of St. Peter Faber, SJ, one of the original seven members of the Society of Jesus.

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July 31, 2018 - Today is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius. To honor the feast of our founder, we asked three Jesuits - Fr. Henry Shea, Fr. Eric Studt, and Fr. Brian Konzman - to provide video reflections on St. Ignatius. These men answered their vocation call to become priests and were ordained on June 9, 2018, at the Fordham University Church.

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July 30, 2018 - On July 31 — the feast of St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus — the Jesuit Province of Canada will come into existence. The new Province will reunify the French and English Canada Provinces, which had been separate Provinces for almost a century.

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July 30, 2018 - Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr., current Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois, has been elected as the 12th President of Wheeling Jesuit University.

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July 19, 2018 - Members of the Ignatian family joined thousands of others in cities across the country in protest of the separation of over two-thousand immigrant children from their families at the United States-Mexico border.

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July 17, 2018 - Fordham Prep students are taking part in a two-week long, in-depth learning experience called Expeditionaries, which offers them the opportunity to learn what it means to be a social entrepreneur rooted in Ignatian principles.

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July 17, 2018 - Five men discerning Jesuit vocations took part in the new “Week of Service and Prayer with the Jesuits,” an immersion experience hosted by the East Coast vocations team, which offered a sense of what it is like to live in a Jesuit community, experience Ignatian prayer and to accompany those in need at numerous service sites throughout New York City.

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July 12, 2018 — The process of beatification for Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, has formally begun, Fr. Sosa announced yesterday.

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