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July 28, 2017 — In honor of the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, we have assembled a list of excerpts from just a few of his 7,000 letters. Read about the saint’s timeless insights on encouragement, poverty and prayer.

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July 20, 2017 — Over Independence Day weekend, a group of U.S. veterans gathered to reflect on God’s presence throughout their military experience.

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On Tuesday, July 18, Bishop Mark Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso promulgated a pastoral letter on immigration at Sacred Heart Church. The title of the document is "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away."

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Father Joseph F. Bona, SJ, died July 17, 2017 in Grand Coteau, La. He was 91 years old, and a priest for 45 years. September 1 would have been his 50th jubilee as a Jesuit.

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On Monday, July 17, 14 pilgrims will depart St. Louis and journey back to the 17th century. Their journey will retrace the footsteps of the Jesuit missionary St. Jean de Brébeuf, taking them to the historic and spiritual heart of the Jesuit mission to the Huron Indians in Ontario, Canada.

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July 7, 2017 — The Campaign for Hospitality aims to build a greater culture of welcoming and compassion for those who migrate to the U.S. and Canada.

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Father Joseph Tetlow, SJ shows no signs of slowing down. Just last week, his latest book, Always Discerning: An Ignatian Spirituality for the New Millennium, won first place honors from the Catholic Press Association in the spirituality category.

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More than 40 U.S. Central and Southern Province Jesuits involved with high school ministry gathered for a convocation on the campus of Loyola University in New Orleans.

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Father Fernando Picó Bauermeister, SJ, died June 27, 2017 at the Residencia San Ignacio, the Jesuit Community Residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was 76 years old, a Jesuit for 57 years and a priest for 46 years.

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Representatives of the Jesuits of the U.S. Central and Southern Province and the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States lauded Bunge Limited for its commitment to protect the world's water supply.

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June 20, 2017 — Fr. Martin focuses on the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the church in “Building a Bridge.”

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Fr. Christopher Fronk, SJ, has been selected for promotion to the rank of captain in the United States Navy.

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The Jesuit Social Research Institute has received a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for important research on economic imbalances, racial inequity and food justice in Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Juan Rodriguez is the father of three daughters, two of whom are students at Cristo Rey Jesuit Houston High School. Since 2007, he has complied with all Immigrations and Customs Enforcement procedures, but now he's in danger of deportation.

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The Osage collection in the Jesuit Archives contains correspondence and administrative records of the Jesuit Mission to the Osage Nation, established in 1847. But the real treasure is the documents in the Osage language, now nearly extinct.

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May 30, 2017 — More than 65 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities — including Loyola University New Orleans, Rockhurst University and Spring Hill College — urged Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to protect undocumented students.

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Father Carl Dehne, SJ, died May 13, 2017, in St. Louis. He was 80 years old, a Jesuit for 58 years and a priest for 46 years.

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Sean Salai, SJ, has released his second book, All the Pope’s Saints: The Jesuits Who Shaped Pope Francis. The book spotlights the Jesuit saints who may have influenced Pope Francis’ formation.

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Fr. William Blazek, SJ, retreat director at Manresa Retreats in Convent, La., has been named national director of The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, succeeding Fr. James Kubicki, SJ, who served for 14 years.

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May 10, 2017 — Irish Jesuit Father John Sullivan, remembered for his healing prayers, will be beatified on May 13 at St. Francis Xavier Church in Dublin.

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The Jesuit-sponsored Alum Service Corps (ASC) announced today that 15 young men and women will commit a year of service to six Jesuit schools of the U.S. Central and Southern (UCS) Province of the Society of Jesus.

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As we celebrate commencement in the Jesuit schools of this province, we offer congratulations and a prayer.

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As the school year at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., draws to a close, students serve as liturgical ministers at the Sunday Eucharist at Immaculate Conception Parish on the Sunday after Easter.

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It’s not every school day that students get to interact with someone who works at and for the Vatican. That's what made the visit of Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory, to Regis Jesuit High School so special.

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Singer Harry Connick Jr. said his personal relationships with Jesuits and other faculty made all the difference when he was a student at Jesuit High School in New Orleans. He even gave a shout-out to a few men of this province.

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