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May 17, 2019 - Father Brian Garry, SJ, died May 16, 2019 in Grand Coteau, La. He was 73 years old, a Jesuit for 44 years and a priest for 36 years.

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By all accounts, it’s been an extraordinary life and Jesuit vocation for Fr. Bernard Coughlin, SJ.

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May 8, 2019 - The Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI) in New Orleans recently released reports summarizing the socio-economic conditions of nine communities in the Jesuits USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province.

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Father Eddie Fernández a new generation of lay and ordained leaders in the United States professor of pastoral theology, missiology and ministry at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Calif.

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April 24, 2019 — Cristo Rey Jesuit College Prep of Houston has named Paul Beck as its third president.

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April 23, 2019 - April 23, has been designated as a National Day of Mourning in Sri Lanka. It will be the main day of commemoration of the more than 300 victims who died in multiple bombings on Easter Sunday.

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If we think of reconciliation as the mending of what has been broken, and we begin with an open-eyed look around us at the reality of the concrete, broken world in which we live, I think we can be forgiven for wondering why God gave us the keys to the bus. - a Holy Week reflection by Dr. Chris Pramuk

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April, 2019 - Father Timothy Howe, SJ, the still-new president of Colegio San Ignacio in San Juan, Puerto Rico, writes that he finds his presence at the school both utterly surprising and not surprising at all.

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April 4, 2019 — Father General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Arturo Sosa gave a speech about the collaboration between Jesuits (and the clergy in general) with the laity in Zagreb, Croatia last month.

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April 1, 2019 - On a clear, cool day in March, a small group of Jesuit colleagues made a somber journey. The group visited several locales to visit sites of significance to the early Jesuits in St. Louis and to the people enslaved by those Jesuits.

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March 29, 2019 - Matthew Stewart, SJ, has been named the formation coordinator for the Alum Service Corps (ASC) for the USA Central and Southern Province. He will coordinate the summer training for new ASC teacher/mentors and plan the fall and spring retreats.

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March 21, 2019 - The first-year novices of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province were on pilgrimage February 23 – March 6, 2019. Now getting apostolic experience, they have also had a chance to reflect back on the graces received. These reflections are shared here.

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March 6, 2019 - The Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project (SHMR) gained a new project coordinator. Laura Weis, Ph.D., joined the initiative in January.

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February 25, 2019 — Pope Francis concluded the four-day "Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church" with 190 Catholic bishops on Sunday, vowing that the church will "decisively confront" the abuse of minors.

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February 19, 2019 — The Society of Jesus named four new principles guiding its mission for the next 10 years, Jesuit Superior General Father Arturo Sosa announced Tuesday.

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Feb. 11, 2019 - Brother Harold A. Teel, SJ, missionary, pastoral minister and educator, died Feb. 5, 2019, in St. Louis. He was 91 years of age and a Jesuit for 68 years.

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Feb. 5, 2019 — Today, on the 28th anniversary of his death, the cause for the beatification and canonization of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, opens.

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Feb. 4, 2019 – Jimmy Dauzat retired Jan. 31, 2019, as the director of Our Lady of the Oaks Jesuit Retreat House in Grand Coteau, La.

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Jan. 30, 2019 - The U.S. Central and Southern Province invites friends to a day of prayer and reflection, led by Jesuits of this province. Three options are available.

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Scholastic Jordan Jones, SJ, recognizes there are similarities between his life as a Marine and his life as a Jesuit, one of “God’s Soldiers.”

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Jan. 31,2019 - Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla., received a phenomenal gift on Monday, Jan. 28: a Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible.

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Jan. 28, 2019 - Joan Gaulene served as the curator of the former New Orleans Province Archives for more than 20 years – all as a volunteer.

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January 24, 2019 — Migrants should not be used as political pawns in the negotiations over the current government shutdown.

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Jan. 18, 2019 - During philosophy studies at Saint Louis University and Georgetown University, Fr. David Wessels felt called to Japan in response to the request of former Superior General Pedro Arrupe, SJ. Father Wessels has served in Japan since 1970.

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January 18, 2019 — Today, thousands of people, including many from the Ignatian family, gathered in Washington, D.C., to march for the unborn.

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