May 14, 2018 - On June 9, six East Coast province Jesuits will be ordained priests at the Fordham University Church. Their ordinations come after extensive formation experiences that are deeply rooted to the traditions and the vision of our Jesuit founder, St. Ignatius Loyola. Their ordination symbolizes life and hope for the Church, the ongoing proclamation of the Gospel, and humble and loving service of God’s people.
May 11, 2018 - The commencement speakers set to address thousands of graduates of the 12 East Coast Jesuit colleges and universities are a diverse group of inspiring men and women, including a 101-year-old literary pioneer who may be the oldest person ever to deliver a commencement speech.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.