By Jerry Duggan Nearly 500 years after the founding of the Society of Jesus, St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Francis Xavier are widely revered and respected. It wasn’t always so. This March 12 marks the 400th anniversary of both saints’ canonizations. It turns out there’s a story there, one I had the privilege of hearing …
Fr. Karl Kiser, SJ, to succeed V. Rev. Brian Paulson, SJ, as provincial of the Midwest Jesuits 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 …
On March 3, 2021, the Jesuits celebrated the Centenary marking the 100thyear since the first five American Jesuits arrived in Patna, India. Jesuit Frs. William Eline, Henry Milen, Patrick Troy, Thomas Kelley, and Edward Anderson arrived in Patna on March 16, 1921 and laid the foundation for the advances in Patna today. View the video …
Fr. Brian G. Paulson, SJ, has been appointed by Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, as the next president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States.
At the end of high school, Akol Arop was offered ten full-ride basketball scholarships to NCAA Division I schools.
This year, 25 U.S. and Canadian Jesuits were ordained to the diaconate at several different Masses in the United States, Canada, France and Colombia.
Midwest Jesuit Fr. John O’Malley taught his final history class at Georgetown University.
Okay, we heard you! Sorry about that…and by the way, here’s Bob!
In anticipation of their ordination to the priesthood, Jesuit scholastics are ordained to the diaconate during their theology studies. The diaconate role, in which they typically serve for six months to a year, is the final step in their preparation for priestly ordination.