On January 28, the community at St. Francis Xavier Jesuit Parish and School celebrated the installation of Pastor George V. Wanser, SJ, by Phoenix Diocese Bishop Thomas Olmsted.
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Fr. Bill Muller, SJ, executive director of the Jesuit Schools Network, this week added his name to the growing outcry over yet another school massacre. In letters to President Trump and Congressional leaders, Fr. Muller wrote, “We cannot risk another young life because of inaction.”
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Father Gerald John Lentz, SJ, entered into God’s peace February 17, 2018 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 89 and had been a member of the Jesuit order for 71 years, and an ordained priest for 58 years.
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Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, marks the beginning of Lent, and the Ignatian family has a wide array of resources for prayer and reflection to help guide you through the next 40 days. Bookmark this page and direct others to jesuits.org/lent, as we will continue to update it as resources become available.
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February 12, 2018 — Several athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, have ties to Jesuit colleges and universities.
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Rubén Solario has been named the next president of Sacred Heart Nativity Schools in San Jose.
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More than 1,200 well-wishers attended a January 27 celebration of the 80th birthday of Father Gerald T. Wade, SJ, chancellor, alumnus, and former president of Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose).
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Lent Resources

Events
February 26, 2018
Immigration is often framed in terms of crisis management, rather than by addressing underlying economic, political, and cultural contributing factors, according to speaker Kristen E. Heyer, PhD, of Boston College.

Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University
Through May 12, 2018
This new exhibition features more than 60 works from its permanent collection that emerged from or were influenced by the pop art movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

May 21-31, 2018
Please join us on a journey to Fatima, Porto, and Lisbon.

In Memoriam
Father Gerald John Lentz, SJ, entered into God’s peace February 17, 2018 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 89 and had been a member of the Jesuit order for 71 years, and an ordained priest for 58 years.

Father John P. McBride, SJ, veteran of the 75th Infantry Division during WW II who saw action in the Battle of the Bulge and helped in the liberation of France before becoming a teacher, pastor, and chaplain throughout the Northwest, entered into God’s peace October 20.

Father Lawrence Bernard Murphy, SJ, longtime teacher at Loyola High School and parish priest at St. Brendan’s Church, Los Angeles, entered into God’s peace October 18 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, Calif. He was 90.

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