We give thanks for the following Jesuits who have gone home to God.
Subject Area: Jesuits Magazine
Fr. Spotts has taught history, theology, and philosophy classes at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, ministered at San Quentin State Prison, and served as a deacon at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Oakland, Calif.
Located on the campus of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Bellarmine Chapel serves the wider community; parishioners of all ages come from more than 60 zip codes.
Jesuit schools in Chicago, Detroit, and South Dakota — and others across the Midwest — rose swiftly to meet COVID-19 challenges
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.
This September, U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States. Midwest Jesuit institutions were featured prominently on the list.
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.
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.
Today marks the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, SJ, one of the first Jesuits, who is considered by some to be the greatest missionary since the time of the Apostles.