March 8, 2017 — Religious sisters touch the lives of so many — and Jesuits are no exception. In honor of National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8 – 14), we asked Jesuits to share their thoughts about the sisters who have made a difference in their lives.
March 7, 2017 — Arrupe College is a junior college that is an extension of Loyola University Chicago created expressly to address the lack of accessible higher education for low-income families. Jesuit Fr. Stephen Katsouros serves as the college’s dean and executive director.
March 4, 2017 - We invite you to join us in praying the Novena of Grace of Saint Francis Xavier (March 4 - 12). Click below to view links for each of the days, providing the Novena prayer and a thoughtful reflection on Francis Xavier from Jesuits who share his name.
March 2, 2017 - In his March prayer video Pope Francis asked for people to join in praying for his intention of supporting persecuted Christians. “Do it with me, that they may be supported by the prayers and material help of all the Churches and communities.”
Feb. 6, 2017 - Jamaica Magis Service Trip aims to provide Boston College students an opportunity to live and serve in solidarity with the people in Kingston, Jamaica, who have faced social, political, and economic oppression.
Feb. 3, 2017 - In his second prayer video of 2017, Pope Francis spoke on his intention of welcoming the needy. “Pray with me for all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.”
Jan. 26, 2017 - A special Mass was held at Loyola Jesuit Center, a sacred space for spiritual growth and prayer in Morristown, N.J., on Jan. 18, to re-dedicate and consecrate the newly renovated Christ the Priest Chapel in loving memory of Joseph Brian Moran and Joseph Brian Moran II.
Jan. 24, 2017 - St. Peter’s University was one of 12 Jesuit institutions across the East coast praying for immigrants and other vulnerable communities on Jan. 19, the eve of President Trump’s inauguration. For St. Peter’s University, this prayer vigil was the first of three days spent lifting up their beloved community which includes so many immigrant students.
Jan. 19, 2017 - Fr. George Collins, SJ, will complete his tenure as president of Cheverus High School on June 30, 2017, to return to pastoral spiritual ministry. Fr. Robert Pecoraro, SJ, has been selected to serve as the interim president as the board of trustees conducts a national search for a permanent successor.
Jan. 11, 2017 - After completing a national search, the board of trustees of Nativity School of Worcester announced the appointment of Patrick T. Maloney as the new school president effective immediately. Maloney has served as the interim president since July 2016.
Jan. 11, 2017 - More than 650 people braved a winter snowstorm to celebrate Fr. James Keenan, SJ, Xavier High School’s legendary 29th president, as he marked his 80th birthday and 60th anniversary as a Jesuit on Jan. 7.
Jan. 11, 2017 - Next year, the Jesuit-educated Astronaut Jeanette Epps will make history by being the first African American to live and work aboard the International Space Station. Epps will leave the Earth's atmosphere in May 2018 and stay aboard the space station for six months.
Jan. 9, 2017 - In his first prayer video of 2017, Pope Francis talks about Christian unity. “In Today’s world, many Christians from various churches work together to serve humanity in need, to defend human life and its dignity, to defend creation, and to combat injustice.”
Dec. 29, 2016 - A home that nurtures spirituality; a collaborative workspace that invites Ignatian discernment; and a thriving apostolic center that will inspire Jesuits and their colleagues to discover even greater ways to respond to the changing needs of God’s people. Read more about The Jesuit Center campaign here.
Dec. 19, 2016 - The USA Northeast Province would like to wish you and your loved ones a blessed Christmas and a very Happy New Year. We have prepared a selection of Christmas prayers which can be used for reflective prayer and during celebratory gatherings.