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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 11, 2015 – Excitement is building for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States later this month. When 300 Jesuits-in-training visited Loyola Marymount University this summer, the school magazine asked them to offer words of welcome and share their perspective about the significance of a Jesuit pope.
Sept. 9, 2015 – This fall, 45 new novices in the U.S., Canada and Haiti are entering the Society of Jesus. Seven of which have entered the Jesuit Novitiate in Syracuse, NY, the first step on their journey in the Society of Jesus. May God's grace and guidance be upon them.
Sept. 1, 2015 – Cheverus Theology teacher Mary King wants to see students from the high school attend this year's Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice – and now a dedicated Cheverus parent, students and staff are teaming up with an innovative bracelet sale on Etsy to raise funds for the trip! Learn more here.
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Oct. 18, join fellow Jesuit educated grads at four locations throughout the Northeast for Jesuit Alumni Sunday. Foster common bonds with a Mass and reception highlighting opportunities for continuing spiritual growth and service to the local and global community.
Sept. 1, 2015 – From September 22-27, Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will make his first visit to the United States. Access resources and information on the Pope's visit, the Jesuits and the significance of this landmark trip, here.
Aug. 31, 2015 – On Sept. 19, the Peace and Justice Committees of St. Francis Xavier Church and St. Ignatius Loyola Church along with the St. Vincent DePaul Society and Bread for the World will be organizing a “Poverty Simulation.” This poverty simulation is designed to help participants understand what the life of a typical low income family is like.
Aug. 27, 2015 – Pope Francis named Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. This day will be an opportunity for individual believers and communities to reaffirm their personal vocation to be stewards of creation and thank God for the wonderful handiwork entrusted to our care.