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Read: Homilies, Reflections and Stories of Life during the Coronavirus Pandemic

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: 

Fr. Provincial Ronald A. Mercier, SJ, sends an update and message of support

Fr. General Arturo Sosa, SJ,offers spiritual tips during the coronavirus pandemic

Fr. Michael Rozier, SJ, assistant professor of health management at policy at Saint Louis University, discuses epidemiology and public health. 

Fr. Jack Zupez, SJ, finds reason to hope that we are all growing in Christian charity as a result of this pandemic. 

Bro. John Fava, SJ, shares The Last Cab Ride as a reminder that we may not all be able to do great things, but we can all do small things with great love. 

Jesuit Apostolates

Bellarmine House Jesuit Community - one member of this Jesuit House of Formation shares how life has changed since the coronavirus closed campuses and necessitated shelter-in-place orders. 

Parroquia San Ignacio de Loyola, San Juan, P.R., offered daily reflections for Easter (Reflexiones de Pascua) in Spanish.

Sacred Heart Church, El Paso, continues to provide food and instruction for those who need it. 

St. Francis Xavier, Kansas City, maintains its soup kitchen and community garden

Homilies

Homily for Fifth Saturday of Easter

Homily for May 12, Fifth Tuesday of Easter

Fr. Paul Deutsch's Homily for the Third Sunday of Easter - Road to Emmaus

Fr. Paul Deutsch's Homily for Tuesday of Easter Week

Fr. Paul Deutsch's Homily for Holy Thursday

Fr. Paul Deutsch's Homily for Palm Sunday on the Passion of Christ. 

Fr. Paul Deutsch preaches on how we can stand by each other during these challenging days. 





Recent News

Aug. 3, 2020 - On July 31, 2020, the Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, Fr. Thomas P. Greene, SJ, became the second provincial of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province.

July 30, 2020 - Father Jack Zupez shares his thoughts on how we can emerge from this pandemic better and stronger — as one people under God.

July 28, 2020 - Father Thomas E.J. Kelly, SJ, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Fusz Pavilion in St. Louis. He was 81 years old, a Jesuit for almost 56 years and a priest for 41 years.

July 30, 2020 - The 30th class in ASC program history remains committed to serve their schools, even amid a deadly pandemic.

July 23, 2020 - Cristiano Casalini and Fr. Claude Pavur, SJ, have collaborated on a new translation of Joseph de Jouvancy’s The Way to Learn and the Way to Teach. i

July 21, 2020 - The priestly ordinations of Jesuits David Lugo and Matthew Stewart were postponed from June 13 to August 15. While they wait, they shared a few reflections on the delay and this extraordinary time.

June 22, 2020 – During the coronavirus pandemic, the Thensted Center in Grand Coteau, La., refocused its mission to distribute food bags, frozen prepared dinners and hygiene items/household cleaning supplies to those in need.

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Situated on 900 acres of farmland, the Jesuit Spirituality Center at Grand Coteau provides a quiet environment for those seeking God through the Spiritual Exercises.