Sept. 11, 2015 – Excitement is building for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States later this month. When 300 Jesuits-in-training visited Loyola Marymount University this summer, the school magazine asked them to offer words of welcome and share their perspective about the significance of a Jesuit pope.
Sept. 9, 2015 – This fall, 45 new novices in the U.S., Canada and Haiti are entering the Society of Jesus. Seven of which have entered the Jesuit Novitiate in Syracuse, NY, the first step on their journey in the Society of Jesus. May God's grace and guidance be upon them.
Sept. 1, 2015 – Cheverus Theology teacher Mary King wants to see students from the high school attend this year's Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice – and now a dedicated Cheverus parent, students and staff are teaming up with an innovative bracelet sale on Etsy to raise funds for the trip! Learn more here.
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Oct. 18, join fellow Jesuit educated grads at four locations throughout the Northeast for Jesuit Alumni Sunday. Foster common bonds with a Mass and reception highlighting opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and service to the local and global community.
Sept. 1, 2015 – From September 22-27, Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will make his first visit to the United States. Access resources and information on the Pope's visit, the Jesuits and the significance of this landmark trip, here.
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Sept. 19, the Peace and Justice Committees of St. Francis Xavier Church and St. Ignatius Loyola Church along with the St. Vincent DePaul Society and Bread for the World will be organizing a “Poverty Simulation.” This poverty simulation is designed to help participants understand what the life of a typical low income family is like.
Aug. 27, 2015 – Pope Francis named Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This day will be an opportunity for individual believers and communities to reaffirm their personal vocation to be stewards of creation and thank God for the wonderful handiwork entrusted to our care.
Aug. 27, 2015 — A chef-turned-Jesuit priest is not a common career path, but to hear Fr. Chuck Frederico, SJ, explain it, both vocations are more similar than you might imagine. For Fr. Frederico, sharing great meals and caring for souls are both about gathering people together.
Aug. 20, 2015 — Last December Father General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, convoked the 36th General Congregation to elect his successor. Over the course of the last few months, the Jesuit provinces of the U.S. and Canada held their own congregations to elect delegates.
Aug. 17, 2015 – Four months after Typhoon Maysak caused severe damage at Xavier High School in Chuuk, Micronesia, generous donations from Jesuit graduates, parishioners, provinces, and friends of the Jesuits have sparked a major recovery.
July 14, 2015–The feast of the first Native American saint, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks. As a young woman sought out Jesuit missionaries to baptize her because of how moved she was by their preaching.
July 8, 2015 – The advancement office of the USA Northeast Province is seeking a director of planned giving, an administrative assistant and two major gifts officers. Click here to learn more about these exciting opportunities!
July 2, 2015 – After serving in parishes, high schools and a retreat house, Fr. Paul Sullivan, SJ, began service as the new pastor of Our Lady of Hope Parish in Portland, Maine, on July 1, 2015. "I look forward to bringing all of my experiences to my service at the parish,” said Fr. Sullivan. “I expect these will be interesting and exciting times in Portland."
July 1, 2015 – On June 12, 2015, the day on which the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces gathered together to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, six Jesuits from the provinces pronounced Final Vows at the Fordham University Church.
June 22, 2015 – The board of trustees of St. Aloysius School in Harlem has announced the appointment of Mary Claire Ryan as the school's next president. The USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus has also named Ms. Ryan as director of the work, responsible for its Catholic and Jesuit mission.
June 5, 2015 – The State of Yap passed a resolution expressing the people's appreciation of Fr. Michael Corcoran, SJ, Fr. John Mulreany, SJ, and Mr. Patrick Nolan, SJ, for their hard work as educators and mentors at Yap Catholic High School (YCHS).
June 5, 2015 – Far beyond the Jesuit world, even beyond the Catholic world, people concerned with the future of life on earth and the care for God’s creation are anxiously anticipating the June 18th release of Pope Francis’s papal encyclical on ecology and human development.
June 1, 2015 – Fr. John Cecero, SJ, recently attended a colloquium for new Jesuit provincials at the General Curia in Rome. It was an opportunity to study and reflect on the community and apostolic commitments of provincials, collaborate with Father General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, and view artifacts that belonged to St. Ignatius.
May 28, 2015 – Nativity School of Worcester and Nativity Preparatory School in Boston are two Jesuit middle schools that are giving students in need access to more than just a quality education - they’re providing lessons that stay with young people for a lifetime.