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Nov. 12, 2014 — Twenty-five years after six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her daughter, were assassinated at the University of Central America, Jesuits and their lay collaborators are remembering them with commemorative events.

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Br. Richard P. May, a skilled carpenter and bookkeeper, died Nov. 1, 2014 in Denver, Colo.. He was 71 years of age and had been a Jesuit for 50 years.

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Nov. 5, 2014 — On the feast of All Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus, we remember the Jesuits who have lived Ignatian values in inspirational ways.

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Nov. 7, 2014 — Artist Mary Pimmel-Freeman brings the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador to life in portraits she created as a student at Rockhurst University in 2006.

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Oct. 27, 2014 — Sacramento’s Jesuit High School dedicated its new Chapel of the North American Martyrs on Sept. 17, the 51st anniversary of the school’s opening day.

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Oct. 24, 2014 | New SLU president, Dr. Fred Pestello, engaged protestors in dialogue about the issues behind their week-long encampment that ended peacefully Oct. 18.

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Oct. 22, 2014 — Thirty-one Jesuits were ordained to the diaconate in October, which is the final step in preparation for priestly ordination in the Society of Jesus.

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Fr. Bill Harmless, a creative scholar and dynamic teacher, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Oct. 14, 2014, in Omaha, Neb., near the campus of Creighton University where he taught.

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Oct.11, 2014 | The Most Rev. Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. ordained five members of the Central and Southern Province as transitional deacons. The ordination took place in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Chestnut Hill, Mass., near Boston College where the Jesuits are studying theology

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Fr. Ernest “E.J.” Jacques, a teacher, chaplain and pastor, died Oct. 8, 2014, in New Orleans. He was 80 years old, a Jesuit for 61 years and a priest for 48 years.

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The martyrdom of the six Jesuits and two lay companions on Nov. 16, 1989, was a turning point in the Salvadoran Civil War (1979–92)...

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September 24, 2014 — Jesuit Fr. Rohan Tulloch serves as pastor St. Anne’s Church in Jamaica, his first assignment as a Jesuit priest.

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Fr. John F. Snyder died Sept. 13, 2014. A Jesuit for 73 years and a priest for 59 years, Snyder served in a variety of administrative positions and was a retreat director.

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September 10, 2014 — Pope Francis has appointed U.S. Jesuit Father Robert J. Geisinger as the Promoter of Justice at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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Sept. 3, 2014 — In late August, Jesuit novices arrived at novitiates in California, New York, Louisiana, Minnesota and Montreal for a rite of passage known as Entrance Day.

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Fr. Jarrel D. “Patricio” Wade died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras, the Central American nation where he lived and worked for nearly half a century.

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Fr. Jacques L. Weber died Aug. 17, 2014, in Houston, Texas. He was 94 and a Jesuit for 77 years, a priest for 65 years.

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Barbara Dawson, RSCJ, Provincial, U.S.-Canada Province (left), and Kathleen Conan, RSCJ, Superior General, Society of the Sacred Heart, deliver a gift of two rose bushes in the latest exchange in a long-running relationship between the sisters’ religious congregation and the Jesuits.

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A delegation of religious and education officials from the Central American country of Belize is in St. Louis for a meeting with Saint Louis University faculty.

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July 30, 2014 — The Institute of Jesuit Sources is moving from its longtime home in St. Louis to Boston College’s Center for Jesuit History, Leadership and Spirituality.

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The Jesuits of two distinct U.S. provinces will join as one on July 31, 2014 as part of a larger reorganization of the Society of Jesus in the U.S.

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Jesuit priest Eugene Grollmes, a writer, poet and chaplain to student athletes who also worked to strengthen academics and religious identities of Catholic universities, has died at the age of 82.

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July 16, 2014 — Pope Francis recently sent a message of hope to a group of prisoners who are serving life sentences without parole for crimes they committed as children.

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Fr. Maurice “Mo” Murray, who taught math and computer science in the U.S. and Belize, who joined the cause for civil rights in the 1960s, and who learned a Mayan language to better serve his parishioners, died Friday, July 11, 2014 in St. Louis. He was 79 and a Jesuit for nearly 62 years.

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Fr. Maurice “Mo” Murray, who taught math and computer science in the U.S. and Belize, who joined the cause for civil rights in the 1960s, and who learned a Mayan language to better serve his parishioners, died Friday, July 11, 2014 in St. Louis. He was 79 and a Jesuit for nearly 62 years.

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