January 27, 2016 — Matthew Ippel, SJ, professed first vows in 2015 and is currently in his first year of first studies at Loyola University Chicago. Read Matthew's reflection on how his encounters with others during his Jesuit life have laid a claim on him.
January 12, 2016 — Fr. Daniel Berrigan's vocation as a Jesuit often put him at odds with the status quo in his quest for peace and justice. Read more about his life and work in an article from the USA Northeast Province magazine.
January 8, 2016 — Fr. Anand Pereira, SJ, a Jesuit priest from Kohima, India, visited partners in the Midwest to discuss his work and vocation, "Jesuit jargon," Pope Francis, and collaborations with Jesuits throughout the world.
January 2, 2016 — The Catholic Church comprises 24 different Churches. When he is ordained a priest, Andrij Hlabse, SJ, will be a rare bi-ritual Jesuit, allowing him to celebrate the Holy Eucharist in two of these traditions.
Fr. Theodore (Ted) Munz, SJ, will become the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy's 29th President. Fr. Munz will replace Fr. Karl Kiser, SJ, who will receive a new assignment at the end of the current school year.
As we enter a new liturgical cycle and a new calendar year, we continue to respond to Pope Francis’ call to “look to the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion, and to embrace the future with hope.”
In 2005, the year Chicago Jesuit Academy was enrolling its first class, Caleen Kennedy was studying advertising and studio art at Marquette University. Little did she know that she would one day take part in the meaningful work of this ministry, and it would, in turn, make a significant impact on her life.
Fr. Juan Carlos Morante Buchhammer, SJ, provincial of the Peruvian Jesuits, visited partners in the Midwest to discuss the Society's ministries, the Latin American, Jesuit pope, and the strong relationship between the Peruvian and Midwest Jesuits.