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[30 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Next steps? | ]
Next steps?

New resources have been developed since then and a new leadership team is in place to serve the communication needs of the Jesuits.

If you have not already done so, please navigate to the National Jesuit website for vocational discernment, where you will find a wealth of resources and ready access to new friends and spiritual directors.

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[31 Jul 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
St. Ignatius FAQs

5 Things that I love about St. Ignatius.

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[27 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]
Ordination 2013

Three months after the historic election of the first Jesuit pope, the Society of Jesus, the largest order of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, has ordained 16 new Jesuit priests this month in the United States, five of whom are from the Oregon and California provinces; each man with their individual gifts and talents called forth to serve God’s people.
Ordination ceremonies were held at Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y.; Holy Name of Jesus Church in New Orleans; Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Los Angeles; and …

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[20 May 2013 | One Comment | ]
Pentecost Prayers

In his Pentecost homily, Pope Francis made a point to say that throughout history, God always renews through the power of the Holy Spirit.  He says, “the newness which God brings into our life is something that actually brings fulfillment, that gives true joy, true serenity, because God loves us and desires only our good.”
As you continue discerning God’s invitation for your life, how is the Holy Spirit inviting you to go deeper and experience a “newness” in your discernment?  What’s going on with your heart and that spark, that …

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[22 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Mary, Queen of the Society of Jesus

 
April 22, Mary, Mother of the Society of Jesus (Feast)
St Ignatius’ heritage sparked his devotion to Our Lady, which intensified during his period of convalescence following the injury he received during the battle at Pamplona. Major events in his life occurred on feasts or at sites honoring the Virgin: his vigil before the Black Madonna of Montserrat on the eve of the Annunciation, 1522; his first vows at Montmartre, Paris, on the feast of the Assumption, 1534; his first Mass in St. Mary Major in Rome on Christmas, 1538.
On Friday …