Sept. 1, 2015 – From September 22-27, Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will make his first visit to the United States. Access resources and information on the Pope's visit, the Jesuits and the significance of this landmark trip, here. Read more
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Oct. 18, join fellow Jesuit educated grads at four locations throughout the Northeast for Jesuit Alumni Sunday. Foster common bonds with a Mass and reception highlighting opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and service to the local and global community. Read more
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Sept. 19, the Peace and Justice Committees of St. Francis Xavier Church and St. Ignatius Loyola Church along with the St. Vincent DePaul Society and Bread for the World will be organizing a “Poverty Simulation.” This poverty simulation is designed to help participants understand what the life of a typical low income family is like. Read more
Aug. 27, 2015 – Pope Francis named Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This day will be an opportunity for individual believers and communities to reaffirm their personal vocation to be stewards of creation and thank God for the wonderful handiwork entrusted to our care. Read more
Scenes from the Jesuit Ordination Ceremony – June 13, 2015
Jesuits, family members and friends gathered on June 13, 2015 at the Fordham University Church to celebrate the ordination of Jesuit Fathers Dennis Baker, Brent Otto, John Peck and Sean Toole.
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Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
There are 66 Jesuit parishes and 22 retreat centers in the United States. Jesuit parishes are situated in inner cities, suburbs, rural outposts and on college campuses and Native American reservations. Jesuit retreat centers can be found in places ranging from New England's rocky coast to the foothills of the Rockies and the rustic trails of Santa Clara Valley. They are part of urban landscapes, too.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta Parish
Founded in 1913, Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta Parish is situated on the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y.