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Passing the Torch to Women

Now more than ever, women are taking the helm at Jesuit institutions By Mike Gabriele Since 1846, when the Jesuits took over the newly founded St. John’s College (now Fordham University), a Jesuit priest has served as president —176 years. Most recently, Fr. Joseph M. McShane, SJ, led the institution for nearly two decades. Now, …

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Two Jesuits Assassinated in Mexico

On June 20, 2022, in Cerocahui, Tarahumara, Mexico, Jesuit Fathers Javier Campos and Joaquín Mora were murdered while trying to defend a man who was seeking refuge in the church and who was being pursued by an armed person.

Celebrating Cannonball Day

May 20, 2022 – For Jesuits, May 20 is not just another date on the calendar, but rather a pivotal moment in our founder’s history: It marks the anniversary of the spiritual conversion of St. Ignatius. St. Ignatius was struck by a cannonball 501 years ago today during the Battle of Pamplona, leaving him with …

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