Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission in Los Angeles recently released the following letter from Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Sanchez, announcing the establishment of The Boyle Heights and Eastside Immigrants Rights Network. Read more
Father John A. Brady, SJ, longtime seminary and high school teacher and parish priest, entered into God’s peace March 15 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, Calif. He was 98 years of age, a Jesuit for 80 years, and a priest for 67 years. Read more
Father Stephen V. Sundborg, SJ, has been re-appointed to a fifth five-year term as president of Seattle University by the university’s board of trustees. The board also took actions to strengthen the university’s socially responsible investing policies. Read more
Although National Catholic Sisters Week ends March 14, Women’s History Month continues through the remainder of March — and the women honored by various Jesuits could certainly be counted among those making history, in small but deeply meaningful ways. Read more
Father Arturo Sosa, SJ, superior general of the Society of Jesus, joined women and men from around the globe for Voices of Faith to mark International Women’s Day on March 8. Fr. Sosa gave the conference’s opening address, which celebrated and encouraged women's voices to be heard in the church and in the world. Read more
Gonzaga University is among the nation’s best-value universities for students seeking outstanding academics and superb career preparation at an affordable price with generous financial aid, The Princeton Review announced. Read more
For a record-setting 10th consecutive year, St. Ignatius Parish School (Sacramento) has won the Diocese of Sacramento’s Junior High Academic Decathlon. The team, is comprised of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. Read more
May 7, 2017 2017 marks the 15th Loyola Institute for Spirituality Annual Hearts on Fire Awards Celebration. This fund-raiser and friend-raiser provides an opportunity each spring to celebrate the work of Loyola Institute for Spirituality and to honor those who have contributed to LIS in many different ways.
Father John A. Brady, SJ, longtime seminary and high school teacher and parish priest, entered into God’s peace March 15 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, Calif. He was 98 years of age, a Jesuit for 80 years, and a priest for 67 years.
Father Charles “Chuck” E. Schmitz, SJ, entered into God’s peace February 18 at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, Calif. He was 78 years old. A devoted priest and religious, “Padre Carlos” opened wide his heart to the needs, hopes, dreams, fears, and faith of the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Northwest.
Brother Leonard John Sullivan, SJ, entered into God’s peace February 8 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 90 and had been a Jesuit brother for 72 years.
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