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In Memoriam

We give thanks for the following Jesuits who have gone home to God.

Who Stepped Up?

Jesuit schools in Chicago, Detroit, and South Dakota — and others across the Midwest — rose swiftly to meet COVID-19 challenges

Fr. Bryan Y. Norton, SJ

How can I repay the LORD for all the good that he has done for me (Ps. 116:12)? That is a great question! Indeed, it’s one that resonates deeply in my heart as I look back on 11 years of Jesuit formation— and as I look forward to the great adventure of love and service that lies ahead as a priest of Jesus Christ. Truth be told, this adventure began long ago: in my mother’s womb and in my family’s arms, which have always nurtured me with such tender devotion.

Fr. Gregory J. Ostdiek, SJ

As I reflect upon my ordination to the priesthood and on the past ten years of my Jesuit formation, I am grateful to God for the gift of my vocation; grateful to my family for supporting me in this vocation choice; grateful to my friends, especially the ones I have made while a Jesuit, for sustaining me during my vocation training; and grateful to the benefactors of the Society of Jesus for making all of my formation financially possible.

A Community of Hope: ISP in Dublin

The Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP) offers programs designed for men and women in substance use recovery who have a desire to deepen their spirituality and are open to sharing their story and listening to others.

40 Days of Ignatian Resources for Lent

February 26, 2020 — In his Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius offers us “A Meditation on the Two Standards.” We are encouraged to meditate on which standard we carry throughout the nitty-gritty daily struggles—and to recognize how our choice of standards impacts the trajectory of our life. (What do we mean by “standard? Don’t forget: Ignatius …

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