Spring turns to summer, yet Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit's Warming Center ministry still serves individuals experiencing homelessness with the Ignatian spirit of cura personalis (care for the whole person).
Partners Spring 2015 issue features Jim Skerl's inspiring life and legacy at St. Ignatius Cleveland; Jesuit Brothers Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life; Falling in Love Again thanks to Charis Retreats; News, Midwest Jesuits By the Numbers and much more!
The Midwest Jesuits collaborate with other provinces around the world, including in Eastern Africa. Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, Provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province is leading a team to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
After studying philosophy in Lima, Peru and teaching at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, Christopher Staab, SJ, finds himself a full time student of theology in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Read his reflection on finding beauty in simplicity on his journey through Jesuit formation.
April 3, 2015 – With sustained winds of 160 mph, Super Typhoon Maysak struck the Pacific region this week, causing severe damage throughout Micronesia. More information on the storm damage, with ways to provide urgent help can be found here.
Last month, Jesuit provincials from Canada, the U.S., Central America and Mexico visited the Kino Border Initiative (KBI) in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. “It was very moving to see firsthand this important ministry,” said Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province Jesuits.
Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Br. David L. Henderson, SJ, who died at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich. He was 71 years old. May he rest in peace.
Troy Wharton, principal of Jesuit Academy (formerly Jesuit Middle School of Omaha), explains the school's model and how it is working to improve the lives of young African-American males in the Omaha area.