March 8, 2016 - On Sun., Feb. 28, a group of approximately 50 pilgrims, comprised of students and chaplains from the College of the Holy Cross, Assumption College and Anna Maria College, walked through the dedicated “holy door” of Worcester’s St. Paul Cathedral to mark the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Feb. 25, 2016 - On Aug. 1, 2015, the Jesuit parishes on Staten Island, N.Y., consolidated to form one, unified parish, as the result of a lengthy planning process that began in 2011. Jesuit Father Mark Hallinan, shared a on the consolidation process and the ways that the parish will continue to serve as a spiritual home for men, women and families on Staten Island.
Feb. 23, 2016 - The Honduras Communities Companion Committee of the Church of St. Francis Xavier returned from visits with leaders and Jesuit ministries in Honduras. A reflection from former Xavier parish minister and the committee’s original founder Monica Maher offers sobering insights from this visit.
Feb. 16, 2016 - To highlight the work of some of the men and women for others in the province, JesuitsEast.org is featuring a series of interviews that will allow leaders of apostolates to share how the Society has transformed them and offer personal insights that will inspire others. First is Fr. Mark Hallinan, SJ, pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption + Our Lady of Mount Carmel + St. Benedicta in Staten Island, N.Y.
Feb. 16, 2016 - In an exclusive web story from JESUITS magazine, Chris Grodecki, a Jesuit in formation, wrote a reflection about his work as a teacher during Yap Catholic High School’s summer session, mentoring students in all four years through math and English classes.
Feb. 11, 2016 - In an exclusive web story from JESUITS magazine, Matt Cortese, a Jesuit in formation, is interviewed about his work directing Wheeling Jesuit University’s new summer academy for students at Cristo Rey high school.
Feb. 11, 2016 - Valentine’s Day takes place during the Lenten season this year and the Province has compiled some prayers by Jesuits on love. During this time we are reminded to love those who are most in need, like the poor and marginalized. We assembled three Ignatian reflections on love, created by Jesuits Fr. Dean Brackley, Fr. Pedro Arrupe and St. Ignatius Loyola.
Feb. 9, 2016 – As director of mission for Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, Fr. Leo O’Donovan, SJ, will increase awareness of JRS/USA's message globally. Meet Fr. O'Donovan and learn more about JRS/USA, the major refugee outreach arm of U.S. Jesuits and their institutional ministries.
Feb. 8, 2016 - Forty colleagues from Jesuit secondary and pre-secondary traveled to Spain last June for a pilgrimage to travel in the footsteps of the founder of the Society of Jesus, St. Ignatius. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.
Feb. 5, 2016 - For Pope Francis’ 2016 prayer intentions, the Apostleship of Prayer has launched a new website and app featuring a video of the pontiff discussing his intention for that month. In his second video, Pope Francis speaks on his February intention of care for creation.
Feb. 3, 2016 - The Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces sponsored a “Jesuits in Trusteeship” workshop at Boston College High School from Jan. 8 to 9. This workshop was an invitation for Jesuits to explore what it means to be a Jesuit trustee, with particular focus on our secondary and pre-secondary schools.
Feb. 3, 2016 - Jesuit Refugee Service has launched the Mercy in Motion campaign to support the JRS Global Education Initiative, a worldwide effort by Jesuit Refugee Service to expand educational programs to refugees.
Feb. 2, 2016 - Last year more than 300 students from 42 Jesuit high schools proudly waved their school flags and marched in Philadelphia to see Pope Francis during his visit to the United States. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.
Feb. 1, 2016 - On Mon., Jan. 25, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Saint Ignatius School in the Bronx, N.Y., to meet and speak with the students. Justice Sotomayor spoke about her life as a young girl growing up in the Bronx, and then chatted with students during a 30-minute Q&A session.
Jan. 28, 2016 - During 2016, the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces will share monthly stories that feature ways Jesuits, lay collaborators and our ministries are responding to Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. The first article focuses on what the parishioners at St. Ignatius Parish in Chestnut Hill, Mass., are doing to care for the environment.
Jan. 21, 2016 - From Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) will offer a daily Lenten reflection in part of a series entitled Lift Every Voice, which will encourage participants to journey toward racial justice.
Jan. 20, 2016 - In a recent letter released to the Fordham Prep community, Jesuit Fr. Christopher Devron, school president, announced that after a five-month search, the school’s next principal will be Dr. Joseph Petriello ’98.
Jan. 19, 2016 - Many of the Jesuits in the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces were asked by local and national media for their thoughts on Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope since St. Ignatius founded the order in 1534. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.
Jan. 15, 2016 - Chris Ryan a Jesuit in formation, wrote a reflection about his experiences in Mexico working with migrants and how this pastoral work helped prepare him for a life of service in the Society. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.
Jan. 13, 2016 - In recognition of their selfless efforts in the church and in the community, Charles “Chuck” Clough Jr., and his wife, Gloria, will be presented with the Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam Award, at the 2016 Jesuit GALA in April.
Jan. 13, 2016 - In a letter to the parishioners of St. Ignatius Church in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Fr. Provincial John Cecero, SJ, announced that Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, had accepted his appointment of Fr. Joseph Costantino, SJ, as St. Ignatius' new pastor starting on June 1, 2016.