Pope Francis appears for the first time on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff, making him the first Jesuit and first Latin American pope. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
In Memoriam: Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Jeffrey L. Klaiber, SJ (CDT, applied PERU), who died just before noon (EST) on March 4, 2014, in La Clinica Stella Maris in Lima, Peru due to complications following recent heart surgery. May he rest in peace.
Celebrating its 50th year, Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, is leading a pilgrimage to Spain to walk in the footsteps of St. Ignatius and learn about his life and legacy. Space is available; registration deadline is March 31, 2014.
February 14, 2014 — The Jesuit Alumni and Friends of Detroit hosted their Inaugural Luncheon at the Detroit Athletic Club with featured speaker Mark Luedtke, SJ, president of Loyola High School, Detroit
Vincent L. Strand, SJ, who entered the Jesuits after graduating from Marquette University in 2005, reflects on the experience of living and studying theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Bernadette (MU ‘91) credits her Jesuit education as a driving force in her work. “It contributed to my feeling that I have gifts – like everyone does – and have an obligation to use those gifts to try to help other people.”
January 5, 2014 – National Migration Week focuses on helping migrants, especially children, the undocumented, refugees, and victims of human trafficking. Often at risk of violence or exploitation, these vulnerable populations need support so they can thrive.