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Feb. 1, 2016 - On Mon., Jan. 25, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Saint Ignatius School in the Bronx, N.Y., to meet and speak with the students. Justice Sotomayor spoke about her life as a young girl growing up in the Bronx, and then chatted with students during a 30-minute Q&A session.

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Jan. 28, 2016 - During 2016, the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces will share monthly stories that feature ways Jesuits, lay collaborators and our ministries are responding to Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. The first article focuses on what the parishioners at St. Ignatius Parish in Chestnut Hill, Mass., are doing to care for the environment.

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January 22, 2016 — Students from Jesuit high schools, colleges and universities gathered today for the Jesuit Mass for Life.

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Jan. 21, 2016 - From Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) will offer a daily Lenten reflection in part of a series entitled Lift Every Voice, which will encourage participants to journey toward racial justice.

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Jan. 20, 2016 - In a recent letter released to the Fordham Prep community, Jesuit Fr. Christopher Devron, school president, announced that after a five-month search, the school’s next principal will be Dr. Joseph Petriello ’98.

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Jan. 19, 2016 - Many of the Jesuits in the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces were asked by local and national media for their thoughts on Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope since St. Ignatius founded the order in 1534. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.

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Jan. 15, 2016 - Chris Ryan a Jesuit in formation, wrote a reflection about his experiences in Mexico working with migrants and how this pastoral work helped prepare him for a life of service in the Society. Click below to read the full article from JESUITS magazine.

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Jan. 13, 2016 - In recognition of their selfless efforts in the church and in the community, Charles “Chuck” Clough Jr., and his wife, Gloria, will be presented with the Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam Award, at the 2016 Jesuit GALA in April.

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Jan. 13, 2016 - In a letter to the parishioners of St. Ignatius Church in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Fr. Provincial John Cecero, SJ, announced that Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, had accepted his appointment of Fr. Joseph Costantino, SJ, as St. Ignatius' new pastor starting on June 1, 2016.

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January 12, 2016 - Fr. Daniel Berrigan’s vocation as a Jesuit often put him at odds with the status quo in his quest for peace and justice. Read more about his life and work in an article from the most recent issue of JESUITS magazine.

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January 11, 2016 —After serving in the Army and working for Budweiser, Sean Hagerty, SJ, realized that he had a vocation to the priesthood and joined the Society of Jesus in 2012.

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Jan. 8, 2016 - For Pope Francis’ 2016 prayer intentions, the Apostleship of Prayer has launched a new website and app featuring a video of the pontiff discussing his intention for that month. In his first video, Pope Francis speaks on his January intention of interreligious dialogue.

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January 5, 2016 — The statement denounced the raids conducted on people who have fled Central America.

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Jan. 5, 2016 - Fr. David Hollenbach, SJ, Ph.D., delivered a lecture entitled "A Spirituality of Accompaniment" to friends and benefactors of the Jesuit Refugee Service.

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Dec. 30, 2015 - As 2015 comes to a close, we invite you to view some of the news stories that captivated and engaged our readers. From the Pope’s visit, to Jesuit ordinations at the Fordham University Church; from recovery efforts at our schools in Micronesia to generations of Jesuit high school alumni gathering for Turkey Bowl football games, this has been a banner year for the Jesuits and our colleagues.

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Fr. Richard J. Curry, SJ, professor of Catholic studies and theater at Georgetown University and founder of Dog Tag Bakery in Washington, D.C., died on December 19, 2015.

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Dec. 16, 2015 – In a new hour-long documentary airing on PBS, Lidia Bastianich celebrates her native Italian holiday traditions, and describes her experiences as a Catholic immigrant living for two years in a refugee camp after fleeing the former Yugoslavia.

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December 16, 2015 — Three graduates of Jesuit universities will have the opportunity to work at America Media for one year.

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Dec. 11, 2015 – On Dec. 6, 2015 Jesuit Connection, a program for young professionals, held its annual Advent Mass and Reception at the beautiful St. Mary’s Chapel at Boston College.

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Dec. 10, 2015 – Today marks 10 years since the crash of Flight 1145, a tragedy of immense proportion which struck the Loyola Jesuit College Community in Nigeria. Over the last decade, families, friends and the entire school community have come together on a long journey of grief, healing and hope.

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December 8, 2015 — Today Pope Francis marks the start of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, when the church will focus on forgiveness and healing in a special way.

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Dec. 8, 2015 – On Sun., Nov. 29, the First Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis called on all Catholics to “assume their responsibility” for the care and discernment of vocations. He made his appeal in his Message for the World Day of Vocations 2016, which has the theme “The Church, Mother of Vocations.”

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Dec. 8, 2015 – Yap Catholic High School (YCHS) a work of the USA Northeast Province, is currently accepting applications for volunteer teachers for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Dec. 1, 2015 – Padre Ismael Moreno Coto (known affectionately as Padre Melo) the director of two Jesuit social ministries in Honduras, recently visited some of the Jesuit institutions in the USA Northeast Province to talk about his work.

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Nov. 30, 2015 – On December 1, Emmylou Harris will bestow the first Jesuit Refugee Service Award for Accompaniment to Sister Denise Coghlan, RSM, for her work with the displaced in Cambodia. In the fall of 2016, Ms. Harris plans to spearhead a series of concerts to support the work of JRS.

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