In anticipation of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept. 29, the Jesuit provincials of Canada and the United States urge all Jesuits, Jesuit works and the broader Ignatian family to expand advocacy efforts on behalf of migrants.
Sept. 9, 2019 - Father Joe Laramie, SJ, has written a new spirituality book, Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-Day Personal Retreat with St. Ignatius Loyola, available Sept. 13. Read a preview of the book by Fr. Laramie here.
Aug. 30, 2019- This October, Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House will celebrate its 60th year of service. During the past six decades, the lakeside campus has expanded to host more than 150,000 retreatants.
Over the weekend of Aug. 9-11, 2019, the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province celebrated the arrival of five new novices, the first vows of 12 novices and the Jubilee anniversaries of several senior Jesuits.
Aug. 6, 2019 - After two years of study and apostolic service, twelve Jesuit novices of the USA Central and Southern Province have grown in faith and knowledge and are prepared to pronounce first vows on Saturday, Aug. 10.
July 18, 2019 - At the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo near Rome, Jesuit Brother Robert Macke finds his work as the curator of meteorites for the Vatican Observatory — formally founded in 1891 by Pope Leo XIII — allows him to, as the Jesuit saying goes, “find God in all things.”
July 11, 2019 - Brother William J. Dardis, SJ, died Wed., July 10, 2019, in the residence at Jesuit High School New Orleans, where he had lived for 55 years. He was 79 years old, a Jesuit for almost 61 years and in final vows for 45 years.
July 5, 2019 - The province has two changes secondary education staff. Ronald Rebore has been appointed the new provincial assistant for secondary and presecondary education (PASE). Kenneth Leucke will serve the province as the new associate assistant for secondary and pre-secondary education.
During his ten years as a Jesuit, Matthew Stewart, SJ, has learned a lot, but perhaps his greatest learning is a growing understanding of God’s faithfulness. Stewart’s experiences and his ever-deepening relationship with God assure him he can respond to God’s call with complete peace of mind.
July 22, 2019 - The last 12 months have been a time of growth for the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation (SHMR) Project, created to learn more about the lived experiences of the men, women and children enslaved by Jesuits in the 19th century.
June 27, 2019 - Jesuit Social Research Institute, along with the ACLU of Louisiana and Solitary Watch on June 25, 2019, released a new research report on the incidence and impact of solitary confinement on inmates in Louisiana state prisons.
June 4, 2019 - The Jesuit-sponsored Alum Service Corps (ASC) announced that 16 young men and women will commit a year of service to six Jesuit schools of the USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province of the Society of Jesus.
May 23, 2019 – The Ignatian Spirituality Center and Rockhurst High School have strengthened their connection by opening a spaces dedicated to spirituality on the Rockhurst High School campus in Kansas City, Mo.