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April 12, 2019 - On April 8, more than 600 friends, supporters and alumni gathered for the USA Northeast Province’s 2019 Jesuit GALA. More than 80 of those attendants were Jesuits from around the world in various stages of formation.

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Friends of the Jesuits filled the rooms at several Lenten events last month in Florida to offer a day of reflection and Ignatian spirituality.

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April 4, 2019 - In his most recent monthly prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his April intention: Doctors and their Collaborators in War-Torn Areas. "Let us pray for doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war-torn areas, who risk their lives to save the lives of others."

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March 26, 2019 — Dr. Michael A. Gomez (’91) has been appointed as the school's 28th president.

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March 19, 2019 — Theologian and educator Fr. Kevin O’Brien, SJ, has been named the 29th president of Santa Clara University.

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March 12, 2019 — Pamela Quintana shared her heart-wrenching story of family separation at two Congressional briefings.

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March 11, 2019 - Fr. Charles B. Connolly, SJ, was called to eternal life on March 9, 2019. He was born on Dec. 16, 1945 in Boston, Mass., entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1963, and was ordained on June 8, 1974. He pronounced his final vows on June 12, 1986 at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

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March 7, 2019 - In his most recent monthly prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his March intention, Recognition of the Right of Christian Communities. "Let us pray that Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected."

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March 6, 2019 — Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent. The Ignatian family offers a wide array of resources to guide you through the next 40 days.

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March 4, 2019 — We invite you to join us in praying the Novena of Grace of Saint Francis Xavier (March 4-12).

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Feb. 26, 2019 - The Ignatian Solidarity Network announced the first annual Ignite: A Celebration of Justice to be held on May 21, 2019, in New York City. During the evening, the Robert M. Holstein Faith Doing Justice Award will be given to Fr. James Martin, SJ, and Sr. Norma Pimentel, MJ.

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February 19, 2019 — The Society of Jesus named four new principles guiding its mission for the next 10 years, Jesuit Superior General Father Arturo Sosa announced Tuesday.

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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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