March 15, 2017 — During Lent, Jesuit Father John Cecero,
provincial of the USA Northeast Province Jesuits, says he tries to spend a
little extra time in prayer.
“Ignatius gives us the tool of the Examen to look back with
gratitude over what’s happening in life," he says, “but also to focus on perhaps
another area where I’m hoping to get some freedom in my life.”
Lent is a time to grow spiritually, says Fr. Cecero. And,
from an Ignatian perspective, “a time to grow in freedom.”
April 20, 2017 - Fr. John M. Buckley, SJ, was called to eternal life on April 19, 2017. Fr. Buckley was born on July 17, 1925, and entered the Society of Jesus on June 20, 1943. He was ordained on July 29, 1956, and pronounced Final Vows on August 15, 1960.
April 4, 2017 - In his April prayer video Pope Francis prayer for young people and asks them to be the people working towards positive change in the world. “Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change. You, young people, are the ones who hold the future!”
March 24, 2017 - On March 21, Bishop John O'Hara, vicar for Lower Manhattan and Staten Island, visited Xavier High School to bless the student chapel and dedicate its altar. It was also an opportunity to honor Vincent Lewis with the Xavier President’s Medal for his extraordinary generosity to the chapel restoration.
March 16, 2017 - In the 75 years since their founding, Fairfield University and Fairfield Prep have provided generations of students with a Jesuit education that calls them to pursue the Magis as men and women for others.