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October 21, 2016 — The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, celebrated the opening of its new Thomas P. Joyce ’59 Contemplative Center.

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Oct. 18, 2016 - On June 11, 2016, Jesuits Christopher Ryan and Kevin Spinale were ordained priests at the Fordham University Church. Recently, they shared reflections about their post-ordination assignments through which they have been able to use pastoral skills cultivated over years of formation and apply them to serving the respective parishioners.

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Oct. 18, 2016 - For the past four years, Renee Owens has served as the director of Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, N.J. In a time where new technology keeps people distracted, Renee works to help create a warm and inviting atmosphere where retreatants can disconnect from everyday life and spend more time connecting with God.

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Oct. 11, 2016 - In his most recent video, Pope Francis presents the question, “How can media be put to the service of a culture of encounter?" Pope Francis talks about how media can help us grow closer and better work together. “We need information leading to commitment for the good of humanity and the planet,” said Pope Francis.

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Oct. 11, 2016 - Jesuit communities and institutions in the U.S. can help Venezuela’s children and communities weather the severe economic crisis that created shortages of food, medicine and other basic necessities that left some Venezuelans starving.

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October 12, 2016 — This week, the 215 Jesuits who are attending General Congregation 36 at the Jesuit headquarters in Rome are taking part in a centuries-old practice called the murmuratio.

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October 7, 2016 — In a driving rain this morning in Rome, 215 Jesuits made the short walk from the worldwide headquarters of the Society of Jesus to St. Peter’s Basilica to celebrate Mass, presided by Fr. Bienvenido Nebres, SJ.

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Oct. 5, 2016 – On Tues., Sept. 27, 2016, over 100 golfers and supporters attended the 7th Annual Friends of the Jesuits Golf Outing at the beautiful Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, 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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Oct. 4, 2016 - Registration is open for Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday, an opportunity for alumni and friends of Jesuit schools to share our common bonds through the celebration of liturgy, followed by a reception highlighting opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and service to the local and global community.

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Oct. 3, 2016 - Read firsthand reflections from two Nativity School graduates and a Nativity parent on how the education model helps students thrive.

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September 30, 2016 — This October, Jesuits from around the world will meet in Rome for General Congregation 36.

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Sept. 30, 2016 - This September, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of the semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Twenty-six Regis High School seniors are among the approximately 16,000 who have qualified for the recognition.

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Sept. 29, 2016 - Faculty, alumni, parents, and friends gathered to celebrate Xavier High School's new six-story, 33,000-square-foot addition, Fernandez-Duminuco Hall. The new building's name honors lead donor Mike Fernandez ’72, and his mentor, the late Fr. Vincent Duminuco, SJ, Xavier’s 45th headmaster.

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Sept. 26, 2016 - The 17 Jesuit Nativity middle schools in the U.S. and Canada are accompany students and giving them the skills and guidance to help them succeed long after they graduate.

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Sept. 22, 2016 – On Sept. 18, Jesuits, friends and family gathered at Boston College High School to celebrate the lives and achievements of some 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.

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Sept. 22, 2016 - Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, N.J., will host a talk and book signing with best-selling author Fr. James Martin, SJ, on Thurs., Oct. 13, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Register early. Space is limited.

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Sept. 22, 2016 - On Sept. 9, 2016, during Regis High School’s 103rd Mass of the Holy Spirit, the school community welcomed the newest member of the Regis staff, Fr. Daniel Lahart, SJ, the incoming president.

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Sept. 20, 2016 - The Fr. Daniel J. Berrigan, SJ, Jesuit Peacemaking Fund has supported Ignatian programs that foster dialogue, inspire others to strive for justice and carry on Fr. Berrigan’s work to create a better, more peaceful future.

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Sept. 19, 2016 - Registration is open for CHARIS NYC’s Still+Silent Retreat from Fri., Nov. 11-13. The retreat is an introduction to silence for men and women in their 20s and 30s, regardless of where you are in your own faith journey, and what your previous experiences with silence might be.

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Sept. 19, 2016 - There are currently 30 Catholic high schools throughout the world taking part in the Ignatian Carbon Challenge which is working to raise environmental awareness and help with sustainability. More schools are welcome to join the challenge; registration is open until December.

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Sept. 14, 2016 - CNN has published an article on Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. The mission of this new two-year college, which just began its second year, is to offer a liberal arts education to a diverse population, many of whom are the first in their family to pursue higher education.

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Sept. 14, 2016 – On Sept. 10, Jesuits, friends and family gathered at the Fordham University Church to celebrate the lives and achievements of some 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.

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Sept. 13, 2016 — This fall, 48 new Jesuit novices joined the Society of Jesus in Canada, Haiti and the U.S., the largest group of novices in recent memory. The journey to becoming a Jesuit priest or brother can take from eight to twelve years, and it begins with two years in the novitiate.

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Sept. 13, 2016 - When the Maryland Jesuit parishes Holy Trinity and St. Ignatius reflected on how their faith communities could respond to the Pope Francis’ call to respond to climate change, they looked for pathways to help parishioners move from prayer and reflection to action.

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Sept. 12, 2016 - In the brand new video, "The Journey to a Great Life," released today, Jesuits in formation share the experiences and insights that inspired them to pursue extraordinary lives as members of the Society of Jesus.

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