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Nov. 17, 2017 - For five years, Father Michael Boughton, SJ, served as formation director for the East Coast. As he begins a new part of his own Jesuit journey, he shares insights on the state of Jesuit formation today.

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Nov. 14, 2017 - From Nov. 4-6, 2,000 individuals - representing 26 Jesuit colleges and universities, Jesuit high schools, Jesuit parishes, current and former Jesuit Volunteers, and hundreds of alumni of Jesuit schools - gathered for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, D.C.

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November 15, 2017 — Two members of Ecojesuit, the Jesuits’ worldwide ecological network, have been reporting from the COP23-Fiji U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Read about the issues that have been discussed at this conference.

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Nov. 6, 2017 - In his November prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of Christians in Asia. “Let us pray that Christians in Asia may promote dialogue, peace and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.”

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November 5, 2017 — Today is the feast of All Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus, when we remember the Jesuits who have lived Ignatian values in inspirational ways.

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November 3, 2017 — Fr. Michael Sheeran, SJ, asked Jesuit-educated members of Congress to support the Dream Act.

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Nov. 2, 2017 - On October 25, Fr. Robert Pecoraro, SJ, was installed as president of Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine. Prior to this position, he served as vice-president of mission and identity at Canisius High School and president of Xavier High School in Chuuk, Micronesia.

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Nov. 2, 2017 - Today is the feast of All Souls, when many Christians remember family members and friends who have died. Please join us as we prayerfully remember the Jesuit priests and brothers who were called to home to God.

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Nov. 2, 2017 - This past October, St. Ignatius School in the Bronx, took its annual Anti-Bullying Month a step further by donning the new name, Unity Month.Throughout the month, students and faculty explored their own identities and were given a chance to discuss them with each other.

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Nov. 1, 2017 — The Kino Border Initiative is one of two recipients of the 2017 Washington Office on Latin America Human Rights Award, along with the Ford Foundation, presented on Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C.

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Oct. 31, 2017 - Today is the feast of St. Alphonsus Rodriguez, SJ, a Jesuit lay brother who work as a porter at the Jesuit college in Majorca, Spain, for 46 years.

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October 30, 2017 — The migration meeting was held in Mexico City and gathered almost 100 Jesuit network partners.

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Oct. 30, 2017 - From Nov. 4-6, 2017, nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, D.C., including more than 300 from USA Northeast Province schools, universities and parishes.

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Oct. 27, 2017 - The third annual Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses took place on Oct. 21-22, gathering more than 1,600 alumni and their loved ones for liturgies and receptions held at 24 parishes and schools.

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Oct. 26, 2017 - Earlier this month, 22 pilgrims traveled with the USA Northeast Province to Spain and southern France to follow in the footsteps of Jesuit Sts. Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier, and St. Bernadette.

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Oct. 26, 2017 — Last weekend, 12 Jesuits were ordained as deacons by Bishop Michael Barber, SJ, Bishop of Oakland, California, at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. For Jesuits in formation, ordination to the diaconate is the final step in preparation for priestly ordination in the Society of Jesus.

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After three years of discernment, conversation and collaboration, Jesuit education leaders from around the world gathered last week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the first International Congress of Jesuit Education Delegates.

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Oct. 25, 2017 - After five years, Fr. Michael Boughton, SJ, concluded his service stewarding Jesuits through various stages of their religious formation, as provincial assistant for formation for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces.

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Oct. 20, 2017 - The Board of Directors of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has elected Loyola University Maryland President, Fr. Brian Linnane, SJ, as its new chair.

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Oct. 20, 2017 — This fall, six Jesuit high schools - Fairfield Prep, Fordham Preparatory School, Loyola School, Regis High School, Saint Peter's Prep, and Xavier High School - are competing to help fill local food banks and pantries with provisions for families in need.

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Oct. 19, 2017 — Today, the Society of Jesus celebrates the eight North American Martyrs, sometimes known as the Feast of St. Isaac Jogues and Companions.

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Oct. 19, 2017 - Representatives from Saint Peter’s University and the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces visited Notre Dame School in New York, for an assembly examining how the end of DACA will impact undocumented young adults.

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October 16, 2017 — Yesterday, Pope Francis canonized 35 new saints, including Brazilian Jesuit St. André de Soveral.

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October 14, 2017 — The story of American-born Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek (1904-1984), who spent 23 years in Russia in Siberian labor camps and Soviet prisons.

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October 10, 2017 — The Clinic has intensified its efforts in the wake of the rescission of DACA by the Trump Administration.

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