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.
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