Aug. 3, 2018 - On July 31, One Jesuit Buffalo organized a Mass and a street festival in honor of St. Ignatius called Iggy Fest. More than 600 people attended the festival on St. Michael's Place. Visitors and alumni came from as far as Cleveland, Rochester, New York City and beyond.
July 31, 2018 - Today is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius. To honor the feast of our founder, we asked three Jesuits - Fr. Henry Shea, Fr. Eric Studt, and Fr. Brian Konzman - to provide video reflections on St. Ignatius. These men answered their vocation call to become priests and were ordained on June 9, 2018, at the Fordham University Church.
July 30, 2018 - On July 31 — the feast of St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus — the Jesuit Province of Canada will come into existence. The new Province will reunify the French and English Canada Provinces, which had been separate Provinces for almost a century.
July 30, 2018 - Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr., current Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois, has been elected as the 12th President of Wheeling Jesuit University.
July 19, 2018 - Members of the Ignatian family joined thousands of others in cities across the country in protest of the separation of over two-thousand immigrant children from their families at the United States-Mexico border.
July 17, 2018 - Fordham Prep students are taking part in a two-week long, in-depth learning experience called Expeditionaries, which offers them the opportunity to learn what it means to be a social entrepreneur rooted in Ignatian principles.
July 17, 2018 - Five men discerning Jesuit vocations took part in the new “Week of Service and Prayer with the Jesuits,” an immersion experience hosted by the East Coast vocations team, which offered a sense of what it is like to live in a Jesuit community, experience Ignatian prayer and to accompany those in need at numerous service sites throughout New York City.
July 9, 2018 - In his July prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the importance of praying for priests and their ministry. “Let us pray together that priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.”
July 3, 2018 - IgnatianSpirituality.com, a service of Loyola Press, is offering 31 Days with St. Ignatius a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In honor of the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola on July 31, bookmark the site or sign up for emails containing daily articles, blog posts, and videos to help you explore the riches of Ignatian spirituality.
June 14, 2018 - Several Jesuit organizations and 12 U.S.-based Jesuit law schools are strongly opposing the recent decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that seeks to rule out most claims of domestic and gang violence for asylum seekers arriving in the U.S. Read their statement.
June 14, 2018 - Meet the six Jesuits from the East Coast provinces who were ordained priests at the Fordham University Church on June 9, 2018. Their ordination symbolizes life and hope for the Church, the ongoing proclamation of the Gospel, and humble and loving service of God’s people.
June 6, 2018 - Earlier this year more than 40 friends and benefactors of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces gathered in Florida to meet members of our advancement and communications team. This was an opportunity to reconnect with friends of the provinces and take part in a Lenten reflection.
June 5, 2018 - In his June prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on the use of social media. “May the digital network not be a place of alienation. May it be a concrete place, a place rich in humanity,” said Pope Francis in his monthly prayer video. “Let us pray together that social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.”
May 30, 2018 - Our 2017 digital annual report celebrates Ignatian Accompaniment, and the many ways that donors to the USA Northeast Province are supporting the Jesuit mission of serving those most in need.
May 28, 2018 — Jesuit Superior General Father Arturo Sosa Ascobal, SJ, recently gave a 30-minute interview aired through Salt and Light Media, touching on the latest priorities of the Society of Jesus and what it means to have a Jesuit pope.