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May 10, 2018 - On May 3, Grace Regan was missioned as president Boston College High School by Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus. More than 40 Jesuits attended the missioning mass, which celebrated Regan as the first female lay leader of the school.

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May 8, 2018 - The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) is currently searching for a new president. JCV is the largest lay Catholic full-time volunteer program in the world. Read more for details on how to apply.

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May 4, 2018 - In his May prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the mission of the laity. “Lay people are on the front line of the life of the Church. We need their testimony regarding the truth of the Gospel and their example of expressing their faith by practicing solidarity,” said Pope Francis.

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April 26, 2018 - Earlier this week, Fairfield Prep, Fordham Prep, Loyola High School, Regis High School and Xavier High School participated in the Ignatian Social Justice Tournament in an effort to earn money for charities of their choosing.

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April 24, 2018 — The new Jesuit Archives & Research Center hosted its first academic event, a symposium on Jesuits and the Sciences, with Fr. David Brown, SJ, of the Vatican Observatory as the keynote speaker.

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April 23, 2018 — The Jesuits call for an end to violence in the country after proposed social security legislation.

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April 20, 2018 — This Earth Day, the Jesuits invite you to embrace Pope Francis' call to care for creation, using Catholic and faith resources to guide you.

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April 16, 2018 — In honor of Emancipation Day, Georgetown University celebrated the legacies of Anne Marie Becraft, a 19th-century African-American education pioneer.

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April 12, 2018 — Fr. Erik Oland, SJ, becomes Provincial of the new Province on July 31.

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April 11, 2018 - Facebook has made changes to how users receive content from pages they follow including Jesuit East. View an instructional video to see how you can continue to receive regular updates.

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April 6, 2018 - In his April prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the responsibility that businesses and leaders have in economic matters. “The economy cannot attempt only to increase profits by reducing the work force and thereby adding to the ranks of the excluded,” said Pope Francis.

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April 3, 2018 — Jesuits recall three times when he graced their universities.

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March 27, 2018 — Fr. Fronk, president of Jesuit High School of New Orleans, will minister to the troops.

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March 26, 2018 - St. Ignatius School in the Bronx has announced that Jeremy Clifford has been appointed to serve as its next president. He will assume his role in July 2018.

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March 26, 2018 - Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. The USA Northeast Province has assembled several Easter prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.

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March 13, 2018 — Fr. Michael Boughton, SJ, will serve at the BCSTM; Fr. Martin Connell, SJ, will serve at JST.

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March 10, 2018 — Today the Society of Jesus celebrates the feast day of Saint John Ogilvie, SJ, a Jesuit martyr.

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March 8, 2018 — Jesuit Refugee Service/USA has appointed Joan Rosenhauer to serve as the first woman in the role.

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It has been five years since Jorge Mario Bergoglio appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica — the first Jesuit pope, the first pope to hail from the Americas, and the first to take the name “Francis.”

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March 7, 2018 — March 9 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, SJ.

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March 5, 2018 - In his March prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his intention of spiritual discernment. “Every Christian ought to grow in the ability to ‘read within’ his or her life, and to understand where and to what he or she is being called by the Lord, in order to carry on his mission,” said Pope Francis.

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Feb. 21, 2018 — In a letter to Congress and President Trump, Fr. Bill Muller, SJ, executive director of the Jesuit Schools Network, called for legislation that would ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines and require a background check for gun sales.

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Feb. 12, 2018 — Several athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, have ties to Jesuit colleges and universities.

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Feb. 9, 2018 — Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, marks the beginning of Lent, and the Ignatian family has a wide array of resources to help guide you through the next 40 days.

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During Lent, voices from the Ignatian network challenge us to let go—of fear, of unknowing, of oppressive systems—to restore and repair our world.

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