July 19, 2016 - Fr. Robert W. Dahlke, SJ, was called to eternal life on July 18, 2016. He was born on April 9, 1934 in Peekskill, NY, entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1952. He was ordained on June 10, 1965, at the Fordham University Church and pronounced his final vows on February 2, 1968. Read more
July 13, 2016 - July 14 is the feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint in the Catholic Church who converted to Christianity after being inspired by Jesuit missionaries in what is now upstate New York. Read more
July 7, 2016 - After 11 years of leading Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia, Richard Espinal is moving on as executive director of the Jesuit social ministry that is devoted to helping northern Manhattan community members put their faith into action. Read more
July 7, 2016 - In his seventh Apostleship of Prayer video, Pope Francis speaks on his prayer intention of Respect for Indigenous Peoples. "I want to be a spokesman for the deepest longings of indigenous peoples,” says Pope Francis, “and I want you to add your voice to mine in a heartfelt prayer that all will respect indigenous peoples, threatened in their identity and even in their existence." Read more
July 1, 2016 - On June 24, 1841, Fordham University and Fordham Prep were founded together as St. John's College a small Catholic college in the Bronx. This year marks the 175th anniversary for both schools. 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+Our Lady of Mount Carmel+St. Benedicta Parish
Founded in 1913, St. Mary of the Assumption+Our Lady of Mount Carmel+St. Benedicta Parish is situated on the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y.