March 25, 2014 – Fr. Charles Frederico, SJ, vocation director for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces visited Brooklyn Jesuit Prep (BJP) as the keynote speaker for the school’s career day. The visit was also an opportunity to teach them about Ignatian Spirituality. “I spoke about using the Examen as a way to keep a daily personal relationship with Christ - who loves each and all of us for who we are and calls each and all of us to serve him uniquely from that relationship,” explained Fr. Frederico. Read more
March 23, 2015 – On Friday, March 20, 2015, Dr. Linda LeMura was inaugurated as the 14th president Le Moyne College. Not only is she the first laywoman to be elected president of Le Moyne but is also the first laywoman to lead any Jesuit college or university in the United States. Read more
March 19, 2015 – Sunday, March 22, marks World Water Day, a day celebrated annually since 1993 by the United Nations to raise awareness of unequal access to accessible, clean water for consumption, sanitation and daily use. The focus for World Water Day 2015, reflected in the UN World Water Development Report which will be released on March 22, is Water and Sustainable Development. Read more
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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.