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. 

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


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

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.

May 27, 2020 - The Ignatian Spirituality Institute, while closed to in-person services, is working overtime to provide the spiritual guidance necessary to sort through these unprecedented times.

May 25, 2020 – In two of the more memorable and elegantly simple ceremonies in recent history, on May 24 Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, ordained one priest and five deacons.

May 20, 2020 - Father A. Ferdinand Derrera, SJ, died May 15, 2020, in Grand Coteau, La. He was 96 years old, a Jesuit for 68 years and a priest for 58 years.

May 18, 2020 - In response to calls from both the Society of Jesus and the Church, the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province has established a Commission on Care for Our Common Home.

May 18, 2020 - In his sermon Fr. Paul Deutsch, SJ, challenges us to find the work of the Holy Spirit in our daily lives.

May 18, 2020 — Fr. Garanzini succeeds Fr. Michael J. Sheeran, SJ, beginning July 1.

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