Cinco de Mayo, May 5, was an exceptionally beautiful day at the Jesuit West Province’s retirement/health care center in Los Gatos, California. The Jesuits there were in a festive mood. Covid-19 had robbed these men of eight of their brother Jesuits, and after months of mourning, isolating and social distancing, it felt good to sit in the sunshine to celebrate something.
Three gifts that I have discovered during this coronavirus — gifts that are available to all of us — are gratitude, hope and compassion. Each of these is both a gift and a spiritual practice that can help us navigate the storm of this pandemic.
Fr. Duc Vu, SJ, reflects on moments of hope during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix debuted an “AMDG” graphic for the new school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic: Awareness, Masks, Distance, Greater Good.
July 14, 2020 — After four ordinations went off without a hitch last week, Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ, provincial of the Jesuits West Province, had reason to be hopeful.
June 30, 2020 — My name is Frank Buckley, SJ, (the one wearing the red bandana in the photo) and I am a Jesuit priest, clinical psychologist, and clinical director of the Center at Blessed Sacrament, the Jesuit parish in Hollywood, California.
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