June 13, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, the Most Reverend George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, ordained Jesuits Rodolfo Casals, Daniel Corrou, Brett McLaughlin, and Angelo Rizzo to the priesthood. They were among the 30 Jesuits ordained priests in the U.S. and Canada this month.
June 5, 2017 - In his June prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of putting an end to the arms trade. "Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people.”
June 5, 2017 — Today marks the official establishment of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus. Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, first provincial of the new province, shares his vision for the burgeoning province in a new interview.
June 1, 2017 - Four men will become Jesuit priests on Sat., June 10, 2017, at Fordham University Church in New York. The celebrant of the Mass will be the Most Reverend George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio.
May 15, 2017 — Fr. George Williams, SJ, shared a reflection about offering the Blessed Sacrament to inmates in the chapel on San Quentin’s death row. “In the darkness of prison.. I encounter most vividly the light of God shining forth,” he writes.
May 8, 2017 - In his May prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of Christians in Africa. "Let us join with our brothers and sisters of this great continent, and pray together that Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace."
May 3, 2017 - On April 25, more than 850 guests, including 85 Jesuits, gathered in Boston to celebrate and support the ministries of the USA Northeast Province and honor Mary and John Power with the Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam Award in recognition of their selfless work for the Society of Jesus and for others.
April 26, 2017 - A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says Pope Francis in his TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. "Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the 'other' is not a statistic, or a number," he says. "We all need each other."
April 25, 2017 - Following an intensive national search, Fairfield University has announced that Dr. Mark Nemec will serve as the university's 9th president starting July 1, 2017. Additionally, he will join the politics department as a professor within the College of Arts and Sciences.
April 4, 2017 - In his April prayer video Pope Francis prays for young people and asks them to be the people working towards positive change in the world. “Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change. You, young people, are the ones who hold the future!”
March 24, 2017 - On March 21, Bishop John O'Hara, vicar for Lower Manhattan and Staten Island, visited Xavier High School to bless the student chapel and dedicate its altar. It was also an opportunity to honor Vincent Lewis with the Xavier President’s Medal for his extraordinary generosity to the chapel restoration.