Feb. 19, 2020 - As the season of Lent approaches, different religious groups are releasing resources to center our prayer on caring for Creation. We invite you to use these resources on your Lenten journey.
St. Francis Xavier Environment Ministry-A Care for Creation Lenten Calendar, made available to use and modify with a request for giving credit to the group, offers daily prayer, reflection, and action ideas to grow closer to our Common Home.
ISN Lenten Food Waste Challenge- ISN’s most recent Ignatian Carbon Challenge focuses our journey through Lent on the impact of food waste, along with ideas for decreasing waste. Learn more about the challenge here.
Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns- MOGC’s Lenten reflection guide is entitled A Journey Toward Ecological Conversion. Weekly prayers, reflection and action weave scripture readings into the theme of personal ecological conversion.
March 30, 2020 - Fr. Joseph A. O’Hare SJ, was called to eternal life on March 29, 2020, at 9 p.m. He was born on February 12, 1931 in New York, N.Y., entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on July 30, 1948, and was ordained on June 17, 1961. He pronounced his final vows on August 15, 1965.
March 24, 2020 — Today marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination and martyrdom of St. Oscar Romero, renowned archbishop of San Salvador and outspoken advocate for justice during El Salvador’s civil war.
March 23, 2020 - Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic that is currently taking place in our country and throughout the world, we are cancelling the 2020 Jesuits GALA in Boston. Read a letter from USA Northeast Jesuit Province Provincial Fr. John Cecero, SJ, on this difficult decision.
March 18, 2020 - Fr. Fred Betti, SJ, associate pastor at St. Michael’s Church in Buffalo shared some photos of the restored statue of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, SJ, (patron of young people and of victims of epidemics) that sits in the church.
March 16, 2020 - Last week Fr. Dennis Baker, SJ, president of Xavier High School in Micronesia announced that the school would be closing early and that students would be sent home. Read an update from Fr. Baker on how to help support the staff and teachers.