Updated Dec. 11, 2019 - Father Harold Joseph Rahm, SJ, died Nov. 30, 2019, in Campinas, Brazil, where he had served as a missionary since 1964. He was 100 years old, a Jesuit for 82 years and a priest for 69 years.
November 22, 2019 — Following a violent clash between police forces and student protestors at the Jesuit University of Central America (UCA) in Nicaragua, international Jesuit groups jointly condemned the Nicaraguan government for escalating violence in the country.
Nov. 18, 2019 - Celebrating its bicentennial this year, St. Charles Borromeo is a unique and beautiful place. As one lover of church buildings wrote, the church is “a library whose text is written in symbols.”
November 15, 2019 – Daniel Leckman, S.J, the youngest Jesuit brother in Canada, agreed to sit down with us to revisit the early years of his formation (his noviciate, regency and theology), his work as a spiritual director, his hopes for new Jesuits as well as for the Church.
Nov. 6, 2019 - Fr. Thomas P. Greene, SJ, will be the next provincial superior of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province. He was named on Nov. 6, 2019, by Father Arturo Sosa, SJ, the superior general of the worldwide Society of Jesus. Father Greene will assume his duties on July 31, 2020.
Oct. 26, 2019 - Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Dallas, Texas, celebrated its 60th anniversary on Oct. 19 with a Mass and dinner. Father Joe Tetlow presented some highlights of the house's growth.
Oct. 25, 2019 - As we approach the Feast of All the Faithful Departed on Nov. 2, we ask your prayers for the members of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province who have died in the past year, and we invite you to send names of your own loved ones.
December 2019 - Fathers Don Highberger and Jim Knapp were just 18 years old when they entered the Society of Jesus in August 1969. Today, the two friends reside once again in the same community and enjoy reliving their shared life as Jesuits.
Sept. 16, 2019 - In anticipation of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept. 29, the Jesuit provincials of Canada and the United States urge all Jesuits, Jesuit works and the broader Ignatian family to expand advocacy efforts on behalf of migrants.
Sept. 9, 2019 - Father Joe Laramie, SJ, has written a new spirituality book, Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-Day Personal Retreat with St. Ignatius Loyola, available Sept. 13. Read a preview of the book by Fr. Laramie here.
Aug. 30, 2019- This October, Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House will celebrate its 60th year of service. During the past six decades, the lakeside campus has expanded to host more than 150,000 retreatants.
Aug. 27, 2019 - Over the weekend of Aug. 9-11, 2019, the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province celebrated the arrival of five new novices, the first vows of 12 novices and the Jubilee anniversaries of several senior Jesuits.
Aug. 6, 2019 - After two years of study and apostolic service, twelve Jesuit novices of the USA Central and Southern Province have grown in faith and knowledge and are prepared to pronounce first vows on Saturday, Aug. 10.