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Jesuits Magazine Summer 2020

  Ordination 2020 ABOUT THE COVER Midwest Jesuit Fr. Joshua Peters, SJ, was ordained by the Most Rev. Donald F. Hanchon on June 20, at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit. Photo by Barbara Ries. Learn More Ordination Mass video and program can be found here Download this issue as a pdf News …

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The Ordination of Joshua M. Peters, SJ

  Use the controls above or, on your mobile device, simply tap or drag to change the pages Would you like to know more about Joshua Peters? Click here to read his biography. Midwest Jesuit Joshua Peters, SJ, Ordained to the Diaconate Jesuits Magazine Summer 2020 Index  

Biography of Joshua M. Peters, SJ

Birthday: September 29, 1978 Hometown: Detroit, Michigan Ordination: Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:30pm EST  Livestream Education Bachelor’s degree, American studies, University of Dayton; Master’s degree, social philosophy, Loyola University Chicago; Master’s degree, theology, Xavier University of Louisiana; Master of Divinity, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University. Highlights of Jesuit Formation 1. Worked on the Pine Ridge …

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The Agility of the Spiritual Exercises

By Mark Piper May 28, 2020 — Sustenance for the soul, examining one’s conscience, prayer and interior growth did not cease with social distancing or shelter-in-place mandates. However, many sacred locations of prayer and spiritual direction, such as parishes and retreat centers, have had to close their doors and suspend in-person accompaniment, direction and dialogue. …

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A Heart on Fire: Why not a Jesuit?

By Matthew Donovan, SJ My vocation to the Jesuits initially unnerved me. One clear winter morning, a simple question floated into my consciousness: “Why not a Jesuit?” It was not a priestly vocation that surprised me; priesthood seemed reasonable. Since I was a child, God has always been my life’s rock, giving meaning, direction, and …

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Answering the Call: Team promotes vocations and accompanies those interested in becoming Jesuits

By Amy Korpi As recently as 50 years ago, Jesuit vocations were built on familiarity. Schools affiliated with the Society of Jesus were the primary source of priests and brothers. Others were welcome, but there wasn’t a lot of general outreach. Nor was it crucial, as numbers of those entering were high. For example, Fr. …

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