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.
Aaron Pierre, SJ, currently in his second year of First Studies at Loyola University Chicago, reflects on his prison ministry and shares how God's grace enabled him to find those inevitable points of human connection that eclipse the imaginary chasms which separate us from one another.
Archbishop Blase Cupich and a group of prominent Chicagoans will gather on November 3 at the University Club for a reception to raise awareness and support for Red Cloud Indian School, a Jesuit ministry that has served the Lakota People on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for more than 125 years.
Pope Francis arrived in the United States for his first visit this afternoon, where he was greeted by President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their two daughters, Sasha and Malia, after he descended from the plane at Joint Base Andrews.
During his upcoming visit to the United States, Pope Francis will roam the corridors of power, but he will also seek out ordinary Americans and those at the margins of society. That’s according to the experts who know him best — members of his religious order, the Society of Jesus.
September 17, 2015 — Fr. Bill Burke, SJ, has embodied the Jesuit characteristics of appreciating all creation as a gift from God for more than 50 years — most markedly during his ministry in Alaska and Montana.
It is with great joy that the Midwest Jesuits introduce the 16 men who entered the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces of the Society of Jesus at the Jesuit Novitiate of St. Alberto Hurtado in St. Paul, Minn.
Partners Summer 2015 issue looks at how we respond to the things we, as Christians, are called to: Fr. John Schlegel’s end-of-life journey became a living sermon; Eight Midwest Jesuits are ordained; Jubilarians marking 50 years in the Society. Plus, News, By the Numbers and much more!