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Nov. 3, 2015 – On Nov. 5, Jesuit Connection will host Pizza and a Pint and Ignatian Conversation on the topic of Meaningful Connection in the Digital Age. The speaker, Michael Rossmann, SJ, editor-in-chief of The Jesuit Post, will look at how to use modern tools in ways that promote deep encounter.

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Nov. 2, 2015 – Jesuit schools are committed to educational excellence in the formation of young men and women. "Our Way of Proceeding: Standards and Benchmarks for Jesuit Schools in the 21st Century" is helping Jesuit schools throughout the Northeast identify and enrich core elements of Catholic and Jesuit mission and identity.

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November 2, 2015 — Fr. James Martin, SJ, known for his religious nonfiction books, turns to fiction with his first novel, “The Abbey,” a story of spiritual discovery.

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Friends of the Jesuits are invited to attend a special Mass and reception with Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province on Nov. 7 at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, located at Campion Center in Weston, Mass. Limited seating is available for this very special event.

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Nov. 2, 2015 – Today, Nov. 2, is the Feast of All Souls. Please join us as we prayerfully remember our deceased loved ones, including the members of the Maryland and USA Northeast province who were called to home to God.

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Oct. 29, 2015 – On Thurs. Oct. 22, Le Moyne College held a dedication ceremony in honor of a new statue on campus depicting the founder of the Jesuits, St. Ignatius Loyola. Fr. John Bucki, SJ, rector of the Le Moyne Jesuit Community blessed the new statue at the ceremony

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Oct. 26, 2015 – Last week, 33 Jesuit delegates representing Canada and the U.S. met for the first time and made several important decisions in preparation for General Congregation 36. Over the course of the next year, the delegates will have a unique opportunity to prayerfully consider the Society’s current state and, more importantly, its future.

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Today, October 22, is the feast of Pope St. John Paul II who Pope Francis canonized earlier last year on April 27, 2014. During the papacy of John Paul II he was able to visit 129 countries, canonize 483 saints and see the Church enter into its third millennium of existence.

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Oct. 22, 2015 – Please join us in prayer for the soul of Fr. Robert Araujo, SJ, who passed away on October 21, at Campion Center. Last year, JESUITS magazine featured a profile on Fr. Araujo’s vocation. The article has been reproduced on this website.

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Oct. 21, 2015 – In 1963, James Britt Donovan, a Jesuit educated insurance lawyer from New York City, negotiated the release of U.S. spy, Francis Gary Powers in exchange for Russian KGB Agent, Rudolf Abel which is the plot of the Steven Spielberg film "Bridge of Spies" staring Tom Hanks as Donovan.

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Oct. 20, 2015 – Jesuit Alumni Sunday provided opportunities for alumni, joined together in their shared Ignatian heritage, to foster a common bond, while highlighting opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and service to the local and global community. Read more about this opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet fellow graduates striving to be men and women or others.

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Oct. 11, 2015 – Bill Garrett, President of Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, asks a local real estate developer to donate a building... and gets it!

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Oct. 9, 2015 – Oregon Jesuit Fr. Pat Conroy, SJ, is Chaplain to the U.S. House of Representatives. Before Pope Francis addressed Congress, Fr. Conroy got to meet briefly with the Pope.

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Oct. 6, 2015 – Photos documenting every papal event from Pope Francis’ September visit are now viewable from L’Osservatore Romano, the official photo service of the Vatican. These historic images also feature the joyful crowds that gathered along the way to welcome our Jesuit Pope.

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Oct. 5, 2015 – With cameras and cell phones at the ready, some very special moments were captured of this historic visit and how it brought so many people together. It didn't matter if it was a quick glance as Pope Francis sped by, or a handshake and some facetime with our Jesuit Pontiff, the images and experiences are ones that will last a lifetime.

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Oct. 2, 2015 – On Monday, September 28, 2015, nearly 100 golfers and supporters attended the 6th Annual Friends of the Jesuits Golf Outing at the beautiful Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, N.Y. The outing was a resounding success. We are grateful to our friends who supported the outing through their participation, sponsorships and donations.

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Pope Francis concluded his historic trip to the U.S. in Philadelphia, where he attended the World Meeting of Families.

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Sept. 24, 2015 – Earlier this month, Jesuits, friends and family celebrated the lives and achievements of 50 Jesuit jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province. The province is grateful to these men celebrating jubilees for their wholehearted response to God’s call to serve.

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Sept. 23, 2015 – Pope Francis will inspire novices from every religious order of men and women on Wednesday, Sept. 23, during the papal Mass and canonization of 18th-century Spanish missionary Blessed Junípero Serra. Among those in attendance will be all 17 Jesuit novices from the Maryland and USA Northeast Province.

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September 22, 2015 — When Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. today for his historic visit, Jesuits and their collaborators will be marking the occasion in numerous ways.

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Sept. 21, 2015 – Limited space is still available to join the Jesuits of the USA Northeast Province at a viewing party of Pope Francis' address to the United States Congress on Thurs., Sept. 24. More details and registration info, here.

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September 21, 2015 — Hundreds of students from 42 Jesuit high schools will have the trip of a lifetime when they head to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis later this month.

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Sept. 17, 2015 – The Preparatory Commission (Coetus Praevius) for GC 36 met in Rome from Monday 31st August until Saturday 12th September. The task of the group was to draw up an agenda for the upcoming General Congregation.

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September 17, 2015 – His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Fr. Matt Malone, S.J., Editor-in-Chief of America Media, and Fr. James Martin, S.J., discuss Pope Francis' visit to the United States and the next stage of the "Francis Effect," where Catholics are beginning to return to the sacramental Church.

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Sept. 17, 2015 – Today is the feast day of Saint Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621), a Jesuit who was one of the most important cardinals of the Catholic Reformation.

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