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.
Feb. 6, 2018 — Bishop George Murry, SJ, of Youngstown, Ohio, gave a talk on racism at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Charlotte, N.C., on Jan. 27. “If we are to be true to the principles on which our country was founded and the principles on which our faith is based, we must do much more.”
Feb. 2, 2018 - In his February prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his intention of opposing corruption. “Let us pray that those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.”