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.
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.
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.
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.
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The Ignatian Spirituality Program of Denver offers Ignatian group retreats, individual spiritual direction, the Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life, and trains spiritual directors and guides of the Spiritual Exercises.