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Meet our Two Ordinands

May 21, 2023 – Two members of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province will be ordained priests on Saturday, June 8, 2024. You can watch live at 10:00 a.m. CDT at bit.ly/ordinations2024. A worship aid is available here. Daniel J. Everson, SJ, and J. Michael Mohr, SJ, entered the Society of Jesus in …

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A Language for What Matters Most

By Joseph Laughlin, SJ | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic “Joe, we’re missioning you to Santo Domingo.” These were the words of Fr. Drew Kirschman, SJ, my novice director, as he informed me that I would spend my long experiment at Colegio Loyola, a pre-K through 12th grade school in the Dominican Republic. My imagination started …

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Lord, Teach Me How to Play

By Scott McKillip, SJ | Pine Ridge Reservation Late one night, my novice brother and I piled into the Toyota. We began our drive on the only road crossing through the vast miles of rolling hills on this side of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. We were in the kind of darkness one knows only …

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Living Synodality in Belize

By William Manaker, SJ I arrived in Belize for a month-long immersion experience in the Mayan villages of the Toledo District with only minimal background information. I would be working with several brother Jesuits to facilitate retreats for village catechists. We’d be collaborating with a committee of indigenous Mayan leaders. Mayans in Belize speak two …

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