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Remarks of Fr. Timothy Kesicki, SJ, at Georgetown University’s Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope

Below are the remarks of Fr. Timothy Kesicki, SJ, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, on behalf of the Society of Jesus in the United States, at the Georgetown University Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope on April 18, 2017. Sisters and Brothers, Most especially the upwards of 100 descendants …

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Hispanic Ministry in Milwaukee

The cultivation of a uniquely personal relationship with Christ is a hallmark of Jesuit spirituality, which we Jesuits have shared with Hispanic Catholics in Milwaukee since the early 20th century.

Fr. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ, 29th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Passes Away

Jesuit Fr. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, 29th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, died in Beirut, Lebanon, today. He was 87 and served as Superior General from 1983 to 2008. Father Kolvenbach was born in Druten, Netherlands, in 1928. He lived most of his teen years during the German occupation of the Netherlands. Father Kolvenbach entered …

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An Inside Look at Jesuit Formation

Four young members of the Society of Jesus provided an inside look at the stages of Jesuit formation to an eager audience in Milwaukee.

Being a Byzantine Jesuit

“If you’re not Roman Catholic, how can you be a Jesuit?” I hear it often. Like a fish in water, many Catholics grow up surrounded by a Church they know and love, without reflecting on what makes the Church the Church. Explaining to others how this is possible, I re-explain it to myself, remembering how blessed I am.