July 14, 2017 - Free, online access to numerous scholarly publications and sources in the Jesuit Studies field is now available, thanks to a project of the Boston College Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies. The Portal to Jesuit Studies is meant to serve as a "Jesuit Google," strengthening the institute's efforts to serve as a resource on the history, spirituality, and pedagogy of the Society of Jesus.
July 13, 2017 - Xavier Mission - a New York City based organization that provides basic services as well as opportunities for empowerment and self-sufficiency to those in need - will hold a fundraising benefit on Tues., July 25.
July 13, 2017 - 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.
July 5, 2017 - In his July prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of lapsed Christians. “Let us pray that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.”
July 5, 2017 -- JESUITS Magazine, the magazine of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces won a 2017 Catholic Press Association (CPA) award (Second place) in the Best Religious Order Magazine category.
June 30, 2017 - The social ministry organization, Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia, will close its doors after 12 years of service. The Centro was created in 2005 by then New York Province Provincial Fr. Jeff Chojnacki, SJ, as a way for the Jesuits to be of greater service to the Dominican community in Washington Heights.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Ronald W. Sams, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 27, in Buffalo, N.Y. Fr. Sams entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1946, at St. Andrew’s Hall, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 20,1959, at Fordham University Church, Bronx, N.Y.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Thomas P. Murphy, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 28, 2017. He was born on Aug. 19, 1926, entered the Society of Jesus on June 20, 1944. He was ordained on June 22, 1957, and pronounced his final vows on Aug. 15, 1960.
June 13, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, the Most Reverend George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, ordained Jesuits Rodolfo Casals, Daniel Corrou, Brett McLaughlin, and Angelo Rizzo to the priesthood. They were among the 30 Jesuits ordained priests in the U.S. and Canada this month.
June 5, 2017 — Today marks the official establishment of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus. Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, first provincial of the new province, shares his vision for the burgeoning province in a new interview.
June 5, 2017 - In his June prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of putting an end to the arms trade. "Let us pray all together that national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade which victimizes so many innocent people.”
June 1, 2017 - Four men will become Jesuit priests on Sat., June 10, 2017, at Fordham University Church in New York. The celebrant of the Mass will be the Most Reverend George Murry, SJ, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio.
May 15, 2017 — Fr. George Williams, SJ, shared a reflection about offering the Blessed Sacrament to inmates in the chapel on San Quentin’s death row. “In the darkness of prison.. I encounter most vividly the light of God shining forth,” he writes.