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February 8, 2019 — Indra Acharya was born in a refugee camp in Nepal, was educated by Jesuit Refugee Service and later attended Georgetown University.

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Feb. 7, 2019 - In his most recent monthly prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his February intention, Human Trafficking. "Although we try to ignore it, slavery is not something from other times...we cannot ignore the fact that there is as much slavery in the world today as there was before, or perhaps more."

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Feb. 6, 2019 – In the most recent issue of our magazine, Kevin Tuerff wrote about his experience of traveling to a detention center in New Jersey with more than 100 pilgrims. We have translated this article into Spanish so that it can be available for a larger audience.

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February 5, 2019 — Today, on the 28th anniversary of his death, the cause for the beatification and canonization of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, opens.

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Jan. 31, 2019 - During the lead up to the 2019 Jesuit Gala, the USA Northeast Province will highlight just some of the wonderful work being done by the students at its 10 Jesuit High Schools. Please visit this page as more stories are added.

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January 24, 2019 — Migrants should not be used as political pawns in the negotiations over the current government shutdown.

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January 21, 2019 — In honor of a great man, here are 31 inspirational Martin Luther King Jr. quotes.

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January 18, 2019 — DACA has given hope to Dreamers like Claudia Quinones, who were brought to the U.S. as children.

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January 18, 2019 — Today, thousands of people, including many from the Ignatian family, gathered in Washington, D.C., to march for the unborn.

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January 15, 2019 -- Today, the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus releases names of Jesuits credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor, dating to 1950.

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Jan. 14, 2019 - On Mon., Jan. 28, the Alliance for Fair Food will be holding a panel discussion at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in NYC, to explore the connection between faith and the advancement of human rights, specifically in the agricultural industry.

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January 10, 2019 — Johanna Cochran, an immigration attorney, discusses the complexity of the immigration system.

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Jan. 9, 2019 - In his first video of 2019, Pope Francis spoke on his January intention, Young People and the Example of Mary. "Let us pray that young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world."

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January 3, 2019 — Ten percent of the 116th U.S. Congress are Jesuit college and university alumni/ae.

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Dec.19, 2018 — When students filed into their first day of school this fall at the oldest Catholic elementary school in Washington, D.C., Holy Trinity School, they began not just another regular school year, but the 200th anniversary of the school’s founding.

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December 18, 2018 — Each of these nine myths is accompanied by a response rooted in fact and Catholic social justice teaching.

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Dec. 17, 2018 - 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.

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December 17, 2018 — In honor of Pope Francis' 82nd birthday, here are 82 things the Jesuits love about Pope Francis.

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Dec. 7, 2018 - In his December prayer video, Pope Francis asked us in joining him in praying for those who spread the faith. “Let us pray that people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time, in their dialogue with people’s hearts, and above all, by listening much.”

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Dec. 3, 2018 — December 3 marks the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, SJ, one of the first Jesuits, who is considered by some to be the greatest missionary since the time of the Apostles.

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November 30, 2018 — This Advent season, we ask Jesus to light the dark. We pray for that light to inflame us with brighter faith, hope and love.

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Nov. 28, 2018 - More than 90% of Jesuit apostolates in the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces hosted vocation awareness events during the month of November. View highlights from just a few of these works, which have spent this month encouraging those discerning to pursue their vocations.

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November 27, 2018 — This year, U.S. and Canadian Jesuits were ordained to the diaconate at several different Masses in the United States, Canada, Rome, Paris and Cairo.

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Nov. 19, 2018 – Blessings and warm wishes for you and your loved ones during this Thanksgiving and as we prepare for the Christmas season. The Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces have assembled several thanksgiving prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.

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With the launch of the sainthood cause for Fr. Arrupe, a reflection on his legacy.

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