“Building a Bridge” a New Book by Fr. James Martin, SJ
June 13, 2017 - New York Times bestselling author and America Media editor at large Fr. James Martin, SJ, will debut his latest book Building a Bridge, which focuses on the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church.
Turning to the Catechism, Fr. Martin draws on the three criteria at the heart of the Christian ministry—"respect, compassion, and sensitivity"—as a model for the Catholic Church’s relationship with the LGBT community.
Fr. Martin has welcomed audiences at a number of book release events at parishes throughout the province. Three upcoming events include:
Fr. James Martin, SJ says the church must welcome LGBT people as God's beloved children.
His new book on building bridges between the LGBT community and the church arrives June 13. Read an excerpt here:www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-we-need-build-bridge-between-lgbt-community-and-catholic-church
Then preorder the book here: jamesmartinsj.com
Jan. 9, 2018 - Dr. Thomas de Quesada, current Dean of Men at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami, Florida, has been named the next principal of Fairfield Prep. Dr. de Quesada will assume this new role on July 1, 2018.
In his first video of 2018, Pope Francis spoke on his January intention, religious minorities in Asia. “Let us pray for all of them so that Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.”
Jan. 2, 2018 - Fr. Edward F. Howard, SJ, was called to eternal life on Dec. 24, 2017. He was born on May 25, 1932, entered the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass., on Sept. 7, 1951, and was ordained on June 11, 1966, at Weston College, Weston, Mass. He pronounced his final vows on Aug. 14, 1990.
Jan. 2, 2018 - Fr. William D. Ibach, SJ, was called to eternal life on Dec. 24, 2017. He was born on Feb. 20, 1929, entered the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass., on July 30, 1946, and was ordained on June 13, 1959, at Weston College, Weston, Mass. He pronounced his final vows on Nov. 5, 1980.