Pope Francis arrived in the United States for his first visit this afternoon, where he was greeted by President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their two daughters, Sasha and Malia, after he descended from the plane at Joint Base Andrews.
During his upcoming visit to the United States, Pope Francis will roam the corridors of power, but he will also seek out ordinary Americans and those at the margins of society. That’s according to the experts who know him best — members of his religious order, the Society of Jesus.
September 17, 2015 — Fr. Bill Burke, SJ, has embodied the Jesuit characteristics of appreciating all creation as a gift from God for more than 50 years — most markedly during his ministry in Alaska and Montana.
It is with great joy that the Midwest Jesuits introduce the 16 men who entered the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces of the Society of Jesus at the Jesuit Novitiate of St. Alberto Hurtado in St. Paul, Minn.
Partners Summer 2015 issue looks at how we respond to the things we, as Christians, are called to: Fr. John Schlegel’s end-of-life journey became a living sermon; Eight Midwest Jesuits are ordained; Jubilarians marking 50 years in the Society. Plus, News, By the Numbers and much more!
Long gone are the days when retirees accepted a proverbial gold watch and withdrew quietly to a rocking chair on the porch. So-called "seniors" involved with the Ignatian Volunteer Corps are putting their experience to work for the greater good.
Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee held a "Draft Day" to begin its inaugural school year and kick off the Corporate Work Study Program that will send 130 freshmen to work at companies, non-profits, and other organizations in the Milwaukee area.
June 18, 2015 — Today Pope Francis released his highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si': On the Care for Our Common Home," calling on all people worldwide to act on climate change as a moral responsibility.