November 30, 2016 — Today, 27 Jesuit college and university presidents released a statement on undocumented students.
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Dec. 6, 2016 - In his final prayer video of 2016, Pope Francis talks about child soldiers and talks about how we have a duty to help protect children from this injustice. “Whoever you are, if you are moved as I am, I ask you to join in this prayer intention: That the scandal of child soldiers may be eliminated the world over."
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Dec. 1, 2016 - From Oct. 2, 2016, through Nov. 12, 2016, 215 Jesuit delegates gathered in Rome for General Congregation 36. Click below to view highlights and resources from this worldwide meeting of Jesuits.
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Pope Francis has released his message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2017 entitled, "Led by the Spirit for Mission."
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Nov. 29, 2016 - America Media and the Ignatian Solidarity Network have announced that Heather Mooney, director of the short film Trust, is the 2016 First Place winner in the Voices From the Margins Social Justice Film Festival. Mooney is a recent graduate of Fairfield University, where she studied film, television, and media.
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Nov. 23, 2016 - The first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s new film “Silence” has been released. The film depicts the harrowing journey of two Jesuits sent to investigate reports that another Jesuit had renounced the Church amidst the persecution of Christians.
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Nov. 22, 2016 – Blessings and warm wishes for you and your loved ones during this Thanksgiving and as we prepare for the Christmas season. The USA Northeast Province has assembled several thanksgiving prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.
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Nov. 17, 2016 - After the first phase of a comprehensive renovation of the famed oceanfront facility, Eastern Point Retreat House in Gloucester, Mass., was rededicated on Nov. 12, welcoming friends and retreatants back to the incomparable location that so many have called their spiritual home over the years.
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Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
There are 66 Jesuit parishes and 22 retreat centers in the United States. Jesuit parishes are situated in inner cities, suburbs, rural outposts and on college campuses and Native American reservations. Jesuit retreat centers can be found in places ranging from New England's rocky coast to the foothills of the Rockies and the rustic trails of Santa Clara Valley. They are part of urban landscapes, too.
St. Mary of the Assumption+Our Lady of Mount Carmel+St. Benedicta Parish
Founded in 1913, St. Mary of the Assumption+Our Lady of Mount Carmel+St. Benedicta Parish is situated on the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y.
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Eastern Point Retreat House
Eastern Point Retreat House, a grand house located on the Atlantic shore in Gloucester, Mass., has been welcoming retreatants since 1958.
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