Statement from the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus on Boarding Schools for Indigenous Students
The Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus recognizes that we must take responsibility for our legacy of boarding schools with Indigenous peoples. We must all confront, atone, and strive for healing and transformation for the shameful actions against Indigenous people wherever and whenever they have occurred.
What Do You Ask of Me Now, God?
The retirement party has concluded, the new home office has been set up, but for what? So many retired or semiretired people who have experienced rich careers, sticky problems to solve, people to care for, or businesses to build, find themselves asking the critical question—what now?
Passing the Torch to Set the World on Fire
Though he had been a Jesuit in the Chicago area for nearly 40 years and is a native of the suburb of Waukegan, Illinois, for the V. Rev. Brian Paulson, SJ, serving as provincial of the Midwest Jesuits was uncharted territory. The Midwest Province had only just been created in 2017 by combining the former Wisconsin and Chicago-Detroit Provinces.