When Fr. Raymond Fitzgerald, SJ, announced at a student assembly that he had ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease – he made it clear that the progressive illness had changed nothing in his life. “Man is created to praise, reverence and serve God,” and whether a person is healthy or ill does not change that.
Father Roy Joseph, SJ, has always seen himself as a connector between different people and cultures. He is the first American Jesuit to be ordained a bi-ritual priest in both the Syro-Malabar and Latin rites.
On Wednesday, August 3, Hurricane Earl rolled over the Central American country of Belize causing significant wind and water damage to St. John’s College, an apostolate of the USA Central and Southern Province.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, a Jesuit parish in Baton Rouge, was spared from damage in the recent historic flooding, but its parishioners are suffering. At least 80 families have lost their homes.
The violence of the past week is breaking hearts around the world. Media outlets are covering the conflict. Katy Quigley wants you to know that there are also moments of peace and pride and connection.
Creighton philosophy professor, Ross Romero, SJ, recently published Without the Least Tremor, an examination of the death of Socrates, which views his death as not simply an execution, but also as a sacrificial act.
Superior General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, recently met in El Salvador with Jesuit provincials from the U.S., Canada and Latin America. And in both large group gatherings and more intimate meetings, the Jesuit leader was quick to deliver the same message: Jesuits need to be vigilantly dedicated to and prepared for mission and faithfully committed to building the kingdom of God.
The Jesuit-sponsored Alum Service Corps announced today that 16 young men and women will commit a year of service to six Jesuit schools of the U.S. Central and Southern (UCS) Province of the Society of Jesus.
In his new book, What Would Pope Francis Do?, Sean Salai, SJ, uses six themes from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium to explore how each of us is called to live a life of faith and encounter.
Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola, one of Puerto Rico’s premiere academic institutions, hosted the USA Central and Southern Province High School Leadership Group meeting in February. The visit was the group’s first look at the school since the former Puerto Rico Region joined the province in December 2014.
March 2016 - When Jesuits in the U.S. and Canada want to develop greater corporate responsibility, they turn to dialogue rather than divestment. The Jesuit Committee on Investment Responsibility is one tool to achieve real change.
A new book, Southern Jesuit Biographies, has recently been published. Featuring the stories of remarkable men of the former New Orleans Province, it was released in October by Acadian House publishing.