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A Letter from the Provincial, Fr. Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ
Older Jesuits are full of such memories and stories; they are a vital link to the traditions and customs of our faith across the decades. What a blessing it is to have such faithful servants of Christ who exemplify the rich beauty of religious life! Fr. Kesicki reflects on complete service to The Greater Glory of God. (view story)
N E W S
In the news: The Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) was nominated for the People’s Choice Award; The “Hearts on Fire” young adult retreat program, a day-and-a-half renewal experience based on Ignatian Spirituality; St. Procopius Holy Trinity Parish and Brookfield Zoo have collaborated to create Trinity Garden, a meditative space open to the public on Sundays. Also, the Chicago-Detroit Province shares some impressive numbers. (view stories).
A S S I G N M E N T S
New appointments of Jesuits and lay leaders include: Fr. Martin Connell, SJ; Fr. John Ferone, SJ; Fr. Kevin Flaherty, SJ; Fr. Joel Medina, SJ; Fr. Charles Niehaus, SJ; Fr. James Riley, SJ; Fr. Walter Farrell, SJ and Fr. Eugene Nevins, SJ. We give thanks for the Jesuits who have gone home to God, including Br. William R. Haas, SJ; Fr. Edward H. Konerman, SJ and Fr. Glenn F. Williams, SJ. (view stories)
O R D I N A T I O N 2 0 1 2
Grace and service for The Greater Glory of God will define the paths of Fr. William Blazek, SJ and Fr. Paul Lickteig, SJ, as they begin their journeys after ordination to Jesuit priesthood in June, 2012. (view stories)
F O R M A T I O N
Father Lothar Nurnberger, SJ, joined the Jesuits in 1932 and today, at 102, is the oldest Jesuit in the United States. He shares his unique calling to the priesthood, and reflects on the gifts that Jesuits share. Also, provincial assistant for fromation Fr. Raymond Guiao reflects upon the meaning of formation. (view stories)
V O C A T I O N S
“That was my first interaction with the Jesuits and from that moment on I was hooked,” says Br. John Buchman, SJ, as he looks back over the past sixty years. Plus, questions and answers with the new Vocations Director, Fr. James Prehn SJ (view stories)
I N P A R T N E R S H I P
“We have tremendous confidence that any work undertaken by the Jesuits will be not only high quality, but also rooted in Ignatian spirituality, which for us means the return on the contribution will be even more fulfilling,” says Stephen Fatum in his reflection on his ongoing support for the Jesuits. (view story)
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