August 17, 2017 – In the wake of the tragic and deeply disturbing events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, I write to exhort us all to deepen our prayerful commitment to healing racial divisions and eradicating racism and prejudice. Read more
Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Bernard J. Streicher, SJ, who died on August, 17, 2017, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 88 years old. May he rest in peace. Read more
August 16, 2017 — The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an unlikely place for a pilgrimage, but the author recently went there to visit the grave of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. The location formerly had been the novitiate for the Society of Jesus. Read more
May 30, 2017 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Br. John F. Buchman, SJ, who died on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was 83 years old. May he rest in peace.
Midwest Jesuits Ordination 2017
Highlights from the Midwest Jesuits 2017 Ordination Mass at Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee, June 3, 2017.
The Pope Video: Those distant from the Christian faith (July 2017)
July 2017 The Pope Video: We all know someone close to us who has grown distant from the faith. Let us help them to live the joy of Jesus and pray with the pope that they might rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.
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Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
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Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church
Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church, a Catholic parish in the Ignatian spiritual tradition, is Detroit’s oldest church building in continuous use since 1848.