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Jesuits Magazine: Summer 2021

In this issue of the province magazine, read about the ordination to the priesthood of five Jesuits, the start of the Ignatian Year and the province’s launch of the Office of Ignatian Spirituality (OIS), among other stories. Jesuits Summer 2021      

Service Milestone: Jesuit Grants Collaborative tops $20M in Grants for Partnering Organizations

The Jesuit Grants Collaborative recently celebrated a significant milestone: $20 million raised for nonprofit organizations in the Ignatian family. This unique ministry of the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province has claimed an annual average of $1.25M in grant awards since it began partnering with Jesuit-affiliated works and institutions in 2005. The Jesuit Grants Collaborative …

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Sue Weishar: Guided by Encounter

By Mary Baudouin Sue Weishar knew as a young girl that she wanted to experience cultures other than the one she knew growing up in the Midwest. That desire led her around the world – to Samoa as a Peace Corps Volunteer and to Guatemala as a teacher – and to Louisiana as coordinator of international students at the University of Louisiana Lafayette and director of Immigration and Refugee Services …

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‘The leader we needed’: Fr. Fred Kammer Retires from Jesuit Social Research Institute

By MegAnne Liebsch May 13, 2020 — Here are just a few of the phrases friends and colleagues use to describe Fr. Fred Kammer, SJ: Social justice hero. Born leader. Visionary writer Strategic planner. Faithful servant. Enthusiastic cook. Skilled dancer. At 76, Fr. Kammer has accrued a larger-than-life reputation in Jesuit circles. It is well …

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The Search for Safety: Why Women Flee their Countries of Origin

By Heidi Cerneka and Jannick Eggerman Today, around the world, people are on the move.  They are migrating to escape poverty, improve their livelihood and opportunities,  or escaping conflict and devastation in their own countries. Women represent almost half of the 244 million migrants  and half of the 19.6 million refugees worldwide. (UN Women – …

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Jesuits Magazine: Winter 2021

We invite you to celebrate the women of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province with the first-ever Women’s Issue. Jesuits Winter 2021