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[20 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on World Youth Day | ]
World Youth Day

If you are thinking about heading to World Youth Day 2013 think about the following –

1. Hey, it’s in RIO!!!! What is not to like about that?
2. Watch this video.
3. Get a Magis group together and be part of the program.

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[11 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Twittering in Real Time | ]
Twittering in Real Time

The Indie music and culture blog Death and Taxes seems to have taken notice of our own Jim Martin, SJ and his developed use of social media. Thou Shalt Tweet recognizes the multi-tasking genius of everyone’s favorite Jesuit talkshow guest and America Magazine‘s culture editor.
In preparing for World Communications Day (officially June 5th), Benedict XVI released his statement urging Christians to develop an authentic engagement with the world of interconnection and media.
In keeping with seeing the various sides to things, Benedict noted that, “The clear distinction between the producer …

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[14 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Solidarity with Southern Sudan | ]
Solidarity with Southern Sudan

Solidarity with Southern Sudan trains teachers, nurses and pastoral personnel in several locations throughout Southern Sudan. This initiative was inspired by the 2004 Rome Congress on Consecrated Life, Passion for Christ Passion for Humanity.
This project, Solidarity with Southern Sudan (SSS or Solidarity) is an act of communion between religious institutes of men and women, which are members of the Unions of Superiors General (USG and UISG), and the Church in Southern Sudan under the direction of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC).
After …

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[17 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on So, who besides me is reading ACTS? | ]
So, who besides me is reading ACTS?

Right now, ACTS goes out as an email to about 425 folks. Additionally, ACTS is online and we receive the bulk of our visits from direct Google searches for this, that, and the other thing. On average, ACTS is viewed by around 800-1000 people each month. When we started, we didn’t realize just how global ACTS would end up being.
Just in the past week, ACTS has been accessed from IPs in places like Alexandria, Virginia; Portland, Oregon; Perpignan, France; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; Philadelphia, …

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[12 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
Novices in Spiritual Exercises

The core of every Jesuit is shaped by his encountering Jesus through the month long Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Imagine, a month of silence in which all you do is pray! No talking, no cell phones, no email, no television or film, nothing to come between you and Jesus. It is a very intense formational time for anyone who is generous enough to enter into it.
This month of November the novices of California and Oregon are making the Exercises …