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T H E G L O B A L S O C I E T Y O F J E S U S
A Letter from the Provincial, Fr. Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ
As our globalized world becomes more connected, does it threaten the quality and depth of our interaction with one another? Fr. Kesicki reflects on how we communicate, the Jesuit’s storied history, and offers grateful prayers for you, and for your support. (view story).
N E W S
In the news: Fr. Edward Siebert, SJ, and Loyola Productions, Inc. (LPI) in Culver City, CA, has launched the Ignatian News Network (INN) in collaboration with provinces and works across the country. LPI also offered viewers a one-of-a-kind Lenten experience, “40: The Series”; Chicago Jesuit High Schools banded together for a first-ever Day of Service; the Ignatian Spirituality Project, in collaboration with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, hosted a Homeless Persons’ Memorial; and the Ignatian Solidarity Network offered its annual Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice, which began in 1997. (view stories).
A S S I G N M E N T S
News appointments of Jesuits and lay leaders include: Fr. Jack Dennis, SJ; Fr. James Gartland, SJ; Fr. Mark Luedtke, SJ; Mr. Antonio Ortiz; Fr. James Prehn, SJ; Fr. Jared Wicks, SJ. Also, meet the Jesuits being ordained this summer: Paul Lickteig, SJ and William Blazek, SJ. (view stories)
I N M E M O R I A M
We give thanks for the Jesuits who have gone home to God.(view stories)
I N T E R N A T I O N A L M I N I S T R I E S
Peru is one country with four distinct regions. In this issue of Partners, four American Jesuits who have devoted their lives to serving Peru reflect upon the many ways that the Society and its partners are making a difference in the lives of the Peruvian people. (view story)
V O C A T I O N S
Young Jesuits in formation and their more “seasoned” brothers have launched a popular new website/blog about “Jesus, politics, and pop culture.” Paddy Gilger, SJ, and Eric Sundrup, SJ, two of the founding editors, explain what all the buzz is about. (view stories)
I N P A R T N E R S H I P
“The Jesuits made a difference in my life. By supporting them, I believe I’m helping to give other people the same chances I had—to know a Jesuit, to be guided by one, or to be impacted by a Jesuit ministry,” says John Hudec in his reflection on the life lessons he received from the Jesuits. (view story)
S P E C I A L A P P E A L
Appeal Challenge to Help Flood Victims in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Gonzaga Primary School and John the Baptist Parish, both Jesuit works in Dar es Salaam, sustained extensive damage from recent tsunami-like floods. An anonymous donor has made a matching gift of $25,000 for rebuilding efforts. Please help the Jesuits make the most of this gift by contributing now. Visit our website at www.jesuits-chgdet.org and click the “Donate” tab at the top. Or, just click the graphic below to go to our donation page.
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