June 5, 2020 - The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities accepted St. John’s College as its 28th member institution. St. John’s, a Jesuit junior college located in Belize, is now the first institution outside of the United States to become a full member of the Association.
June 1, 2020 - Today, on the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, the Most Rev. Ronald A. Mercier, SJ, sent a pastoral letter to the members of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province urging prayer and action to address systemic racism in the United States.
May 28, 2020 - The international director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network Fr. Frederic Fornos, SJ, yesterday announced that he has named Fr. Joseph Laramie, SJ, the new national director for the United States.
When frantic and worried, any divine messages that God may be sending may bounce off as they are not finding their way inside our internal forts. Fr. Paul Deutsch, SJ, offers techniques to approach prayer.
May 6, 2020 - After three decades of service in Brazil, Fr. David Romero, SJ, muses that no two days are the same. He serves as the delegate for the Apostolic Preference of the Amazon region for the Society of Jesus.
April 17, 2020 - A few weeks ago, Fr. Robert Murphy, SJ, received the news that, due to the coronavirus, his tertianship program was going to be cut short. All his plans and hopes for this important year were ruined. But he's found that by bringing his disappointment to God, he is able to have his "Paschal moment."
Jesuits and our collaborators have not stopped working on behalf of the communities we serve. Priests are preaching and writing. Teachers are holding classes online. Volunteers are packing boxes of food. Check out some of these written resources.
April 8, 2020 - The Bellarmine House community is a house of formation for Jesuits in First Studies at Saint Louis University. For these men, college coursework is their full-time assignment. With Saint Louis University (SLU) restricted to online classes only, the rhythm of life has changed. Melvin Rayappa, SJ, offers this glimpse of life at Bellarmine House in the days of the Coronavirus pandemic.