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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jesuit Juan Ruiz suggests that as we reflect this week upon the suffering that Jesus endured for our sakes, we can ask for the grace to show his mercy to others who hurt us. By doing so, we help reconcile each other and the world to him.