Father Ted Kestler, SJ, minister to residents of Chefornak, Alaska, died in a house fire on October 12. He was 72. At the time of his passing, Fr. Kestler was serving in the Yup’ik village of Chefornak with a population of just over 400. Read more
To raise awareness of the L.A. housing crisis and the opportunity to do something about it on Election Day, Jesuit institutions in Southern California are inviting all Angelenos to a special liturgy Saturday, Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m., at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood. Read more
October 28-30, 2016 Are you in a leadership role or desiring to be more empowering to young adults? Fr. Tri Dinh, SJ, and the Christus Ministries Team will foster insight and discovery through experiential learning, personal prayer and reflection, communal processes, and instructive group games.
November 11-13, 2016 Twice a year the Loyola Institute for Spirituality offers a weekend retreat at Pro Sanctity Spirituality Center in Fullerton. The retreats are usually held in mid-November and late February. Retreats run from 7:00 p.m. Friday until 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Five talks are given during the retreat with individual direction available after each.
Father Ted Kestler, SJ, minister to residents of Chefornak, Alaska, died in a house fire on October 12. He was 72. At the time of his passing, Fr. Kestler was serving in the Yup’ik village of Chefornak with a population of just over 400.
Father Carmine J. Sacco, SJ, who was pastor of St. Rita Catholic Church in Tacoma for 32 years, 1979 to 2011, entered into God’s peace on September 21 at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, Calif. He was 91.
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