April 21, 2016 - Over 90 representatives of Jesuit social ministries gathered in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for the Intercontinental Jesuit Gathering for Social and International Ministry. Read more
April 20, 2016 - Jesuits and partners in ministry along the East Coast are responding to Pope Francis' call to care for our common home. April’s Eco-Spirituality article is a reflection from Fr. Thomas Benz, SJ, on the first “Earth Week” held at Xavier High School in Chuuk. Read more
April 16, 2016 - April 17, marks the World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2016. The purpose of this special day is to publicly fulfill the Lord’s instruction to “Pray to the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into his harvest." 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.
St. Mary of the Assumption Parish
Founded in 1853, today St. Mary of the Assumption serves Catholic Hispanics in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, N.Y.