Oct. 20, 2017 — This fall, six Jesuit high schools - Fairfield Prep, Fordham Preparatory School, Loyola School, Regis High School, Saint Peter's Prep, and Xavier High School - are competing to help fill local food banks and pantries with provisions for families in need.
Oct. 19, 2017 - Representatives from Saint Peter’s University and the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces visited Notre Dame School in New York, for an assembly examining how the end of DACA will impact undocumented young adults.
Oct. 6, 2017 - The Jesuit Conference, the organization that represents the Jesuits of the U.S. and Canada, and the Ignatian Solidarity Network,have partnered to produce what’s being called an Ecological Examen, which offers five simple steps for reflection.
Oct. 6, 2017 - The Jesuits in the Carroll Street Community in Crown Heights are sponsoring a new young adult liturgy in Brooklyn called Sundays@Six. The Masses will take place every Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Parish in the Midwood Section of Brooklyn.
Oct. 5, 2017 - In his October prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of workers and the unemployed. “Let us pray that all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.”
Oct. 2, 2017 - This summer, Fr. Charles Frederico, SJ, stepped down as director of vocations for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces, having served for eight years. Fr. Philip Florio, SJ, will now assume the vocations director role for our two East Coast provinces.
Oct. 2, 2017 - Xavier High School in NYC will be hosting a fundraiser with former teacher and coach, Fr. Dennis Baker, SJ, for the school where he is now president, Xavier High School in Micronesia. This event will be hosted on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.
Sept. 29, 2017 – Earlier this month two Masses were held in celebration of the Jesuit jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province. The province is grateful to the men celebrating jubilees for their wholehearted response to God’s call to serve.
Sept. 28, 2017 – On Tues., Sept. 26, 2017, more than 100 golfers and supporters attended the 8th Annual Friends of the Jesuits Golf Outing at the beautiful Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, N.Y. The outing was an opportunity to support the province and work of the Jesuits as well as celebrate the Ignatian legend Fr. James Keenan, SJ.
Sept. 26, 2017 - From July 5-10, the Be the Light Youth Theology Institute at Canisius College welcomed students from ten high schools (including Gonzaga High School and Canisius High School) for a six-day immersion experience, which explored moral and religious dimensions relevant to the kinds of challenges experienced during their time spent in Buffalo.
Sept. 25, 2017 - On Sept. 13, Mr. Brian Maher was installed as the 7th president of Nativity Preparatory School during the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, officially missioned Mr. Maher to be the director of the work.
Sept. 21, 2017 - Hurricane Maria left such devastation behind in Puerto Rico, that our Jesuit school and parish families need our help. The Central Southern Jesuit Province is accepting financial contributions to aid in recovery in Puerto Rico.
Sept. 20, 2017 - Charline Castillo and Terelle George first met at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep (BJP) and became fast friends. They went on to graduate BJP and then Cristo Rey New York High School together. Now they are starting their first year of college at Georgetown University.
Sept. 20, 2017 - This past August the Society of Jesus in the U.S., Canada and Haiti welcomed 38 new novices at novitiates in Louisiana, California, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti. Read more about these men who have just started their journey as Jesuits.
Sept. 19, 2017 - Fr. Kenneth G. Loftus, SJ, was called to eternal life on Sept. 18, 2017. Fr. Loftus was born on Feb. 14,1951, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 24, 1982. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1991 at St. Joseph’s Chapel, the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass. He pronounced his Final Vows on Nov. 23,1997.
Sept. 13, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, Jesuits Rodolfo Casals, Daniel Corrou, Brett McLaughlin, and Angelo Rizzo were ordained to the priesthood. Read about one memorable instance of saying “yes” that they each had during their discernment to the priesthood and Jesuit formation.