Centro to honor Fr. Jeff Chojnacki, SJ
On Thursday, May 30 from 6 to 8 p.m., Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia will honor the legacy of Fr. Jeff Chojnacki, SJ, at the first annual Faith and Justice Award Ceremony. The event will take place at the 83rd Street Saint Ignatius Jesuit Community garden. The award will recognize an individual who has made contributions to the faith and justice work of the New York City immigrant Catholic community. For information on tickets or sponsorship, contact the Centro at (212) 568-2115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Final Retreat at Manresa
Mount Manresa will be having one final retreat from May 31-June 1. This retreat will be free but retreatants are asked to make a free will donation to the poor. Those interested in participating can call 718-727-3844 or email email@example.com.
Jesuits in Church Hierarchy
Fr. Peter Schineller, SJ, recently put together an article about the history of Jesuits who have been made cardinals, archbishops and bishops. Click here to read more.
On May 2, 400 Brooklyn Prep alumni gathered in St. Francis Xavier Church for a Mass celebrating the school's legacy. The main celebrant was Fr. Daniel Fitzpatrick, SJ, BP '53, 13 priests participated in this annual concelebrated Mass. It was an opportunity to remember those alumni that passed away during the past year. Fr. James Keenan, SJ, was made an honorary alumnus because of his work with Jesuit secondary education. Click here to read more and see more pictures of the event.
New President of Jesuit ConferenceThe Society of Jesus in the United States has announced that Fr. Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ, will be the new president of the Jesuit Conference. Fr. Kesicki is currently the Provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province and says of his new role, "Going back to St. Ignatius himself, we Jesuits have always put ourselves in service of the Church to minister where the needs are the greatest. I look forward to helping the Society continue its mission with a renewed zeal, strategic use of our resources, and commitment to serving in Christ's name here and around the world." To read more about his new role, click here. |
They rest now
in the Peace of Christ: