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. 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. 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 Oct. 21-22, 2017, Jesuit educated grads and friends of the Society will gather for Masses along the East Coast, which will feature a reception where they can learn about volunteer programs, spiritual development opportunities and other ways to take part in the many offerings of Jesuit ministries.
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.
Sept. 6, 2017 - In his September prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of parishes. “Parishes must be in contact with homes, with people’s lives, with the life of society. They have to be houses where the door is always open so as to go forth towards others."
Sept. 5, 2017 — In response to the president's rescission of DACA, Jesuit Father Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, wrote an open letter of solidarity to the recipients of the program, the Dreamers.
Aug. 28, 2017 - The Summer 2017 issue of JESUITS Magazine - the official publication of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces - is now available to view online. This most recent issue focuses on the people who have said “yes” to God’s invitation to become men and women for others.
Aug 28, 2017 - Last week, 30 members of One Jesuit Buffalo worked to clean and repair St. Monica’s school, the girls' campus of NativityMiguel Middle School of Buffalo. Fr. Fred Betti, SJ, of St. Michael’s Jesuit Church, joined to help and lead the group in prayer.
Aug. 24, 2017 - After a rigorous 18-month search process, Boston College High School has named Grace Cotter Regan, former provincial assistant and executive director of advancement for the New England Province as the school’s next president.
August 16, 2017 — The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an unlikely place for a pilgrimage, but the author recently went there to visit the grave of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. The location formerly had been the novitiate for the Society of Jesus.
Aug. 11, 2017 - On Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, seven Jesuit novices from the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces will profess vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in the Society of Jesus at Holy Cross Church in DeWitt, N.Y.
Aug. 8, 2017 - Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, N.J., honored Fr. Bill Rakowicz, SJ, who has served as vice-superior for the past six years. Fr. Bill will go to Micronesia to serve as diocesan judicial vicar and live in the Jesuit community on Pohnpei.