Oct. 2, 2017 - This summer, Fr. Charles Frederico, SJ, stepped down as director of vocations for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces, having served for eight years. Fr. Philip Florio, SJ, will now assume the vocations director role for our two East Coast provinces.
Oct. 2, 2017 - Xavier High School in NYC will be hosting a fundraiser with former teacher and coach, Fr. Dennis Baker, SJ, for the school where he is now president, Xavier High School in Micronesia. This event will be hosted on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.
Sept. 29, 2017 – Earlier this month two Masses were held in celebration of the Jesuit jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province. The province is grateful to the men celebrating jubilees for their wholehearted response to God’s call to serve.
Sept. 28, 2017 – On Tues., Sept. 26, 2017, more than 100 golfers and supporters attended the 8th Annual Friends of the Jesuits Golf Outing at the beautiful Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, N.Y. The outing was an opportunity to support the province and work of the Jesuits as well as celebrate the Ignatian legend Fr. James Keenan, SJ.
Sept. 26, 2017 - From July 5-10, the Be the Light Youth Theology Institute at Canisius College welcomed students from ten high schools (including Gonzaga High School and Canisius High School) for a six-day immersion experience, which explored moral and religious dimensions relevant to the kinds of challenges experienced during their time spent in Buffalo.
Sept. 25, 2017 - On Sept. 13, Mr. Brian Maher was installed as the 7th president of Nativity Preparatory School during the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, officially missioned Mr. Maher to be the director of the work.
Sept. 21, 2017 - Hurricane Maria left such devastation behind in Puerto Rico, that our Jesuit school and parish families need our help. The Central Southern Jesuit Province is accepting financial contributions to aid in recovery in Puerto Rico.
Sept. 20, 2017 - Charline Castillo and Terelle George first met at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep (BJP) and became fast friends. They went on to graduate BJP and then Cristo Rey New York High School together. Now they are starting their first year of college at Georgetown University.
Sept. 20, 2017 - This past August the Society of Jesus in the U.S., Canada and Haiti welcomed 38 new novices at novitiates in Louisiana, California, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti. Read more about these men who have just started their journey as Jesuits.
Sept. 19, 2017 - Fr. Kenneth G. Loftus, SJ, was called to eternal life on Sept. 18, 2017. Fr. Loftus was born on Feb. 14,1951, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 24, 1982. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1991 at St. Joseph’s Chapel, the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass. He pronounced his Final Vows on Nov. 23,1997.
Sept. 13, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, Jesuits Rodolfo Casals, Daniel Corrou, Brett McLaughlin, and Angelo Rizzo were ordained to the priesthood. Read about one memorable instance of saying “yes” that they each had during their discernment to the priesthood and Jesuit formation.
Sept. 13, 2017 - On Oct. 21-22, 2017, Jesuit educated grads and friends of the Society will gather for Masses along the East Coast, which will feature a reception where they can learn about volunteer programs, spiritual development opportunities and other ways to take part in the many offerings of Jesuit ministries.
Sept. 6, 2017 - In his September prayer video Pope Francis talks about his intention of parishes. “Parishes must be in contact with homes, with people’s lives, with the life of society. They have to be houses where the door is always open so as to go forth towards others."
Sept. 5, 2017 — In response to the president's rescission of DACA, Jesuit Father Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, wrote an open letter of solidarity to the recipients of the program, the Dreamers.