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On August 4th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors presented Fr. Gregory Goethals, SJ, ’73, with a commemorative scroll honoring Loyola High School, its sesquicentennial, and its contribution to Los Angeles.

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Jesuit Father Jerry Martinson and the team at Kuangchi Program Service (KPS), a television production company in Taipei, Taiwan, have found a way to teach China about the Jesuits: through documentary dramas.

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The latest edition of Mission, the magazine of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, is now available online for your reading pleasure.

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Yolanda Brown serves as Parish Life Director at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood, California.

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July 20, 2015 — At Ignatius Cafe in Los Angeles, Jesuit Father Robert Dae-je Choi serves quality coffee to support St. Agnes Korean Catholic Church.

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A shower, a shave and an overnight stay in Vatican City: these are just a few of the services Pope Francis is providing for the thousands of homeless and poor in Rome.

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July 13, 2015 — Jesuits Louie Hotop, SJ, and Br. Matt Wooters, SJ, hosted their own podcast, “In Other News,” while studying at Saint Louis University.

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Nearly 300 Jesuits met recently at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles to discuss their role in the rapidly changing digital world.

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Father William F. Breault, S.J., artist, author, archivist, and teacher, died June 29 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 88.

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Seven Jesuit scholars are in Sunnyside for several weeks, running a camp at St. Joseph’s parish and assisting at the church.

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Fr. Ike Udoh, SJ, ordained to the priesthood on June 13, looks forward to serving God's people through the liturgy and sacraments.

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Today Pope Francis released his highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si': On the Care for Our Common Home," calling on all people worldwide to act on climate change as a moral responsibility.

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Father Tennant C. “Tenny” Wright, SJ, longtime professor of religious studies at Santa Clara University, died June 17, 2015 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 87.

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The Society of Jesus, the largest order of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, will ordain 28 Jesuits in Canada and the United States to the priesthood this summer — the largest group of new priests ordained by the Jesuits in more than 15 years.

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Seven men from the California and Oregon provinces who answered God's call were ordained as Jesuit priests at a Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood on June 13. Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez served as the chief celebrant of the Mass. The seven are part of a larger group of 28 men ordained as Jesuit priests in the U.S. this summer.

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For over 50 years, Jesuit Father Joseph Retzel served Native American communities across Montana.

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Loyola's Sesquicentennial hit a high note on Tuesday, May 19th as Fr. Goethals, SJ '73 offered the Opening Prayer as Guest Chaplain at the House of Representatives.

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Father Gerald P. Sullivan, S.J., died Saturday, May 15, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a long illness. He was 78 years old.

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Father John J. Lo Schiavo, SJ, former president and chancellor of the University of San Francisco, died May 15, 2015 at Regis Infirmary, Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was 90, a Jesuit for nearly 73 years, and a priest for nearly 60 years.

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PHILADELPHIA Launching a "Year of Encounter with Pope Francis," social justice activists from around the country gathered here April 30-May 1, attempting to harness the momentum of a religious leader who, again and again, has focused attention on the poor and marginalized.

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When Oregon Jesuit Fr. Jack Bentz, began as campus minister at St. Paul’s Catholic Student Center at Boise State University last summer, he became the first Jesuit to hold that position in the school’s history. Now, he’s working to bring Ignatian spirituality to campus.

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May 12, 2015 — Last year, 21 Jesuits in Canada and the U.S. were called to final vows, and many took the opportunity to reflect on the greatest blessing of their Jesuit vocation.

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No sentence gets spoken more at Homeboy Industries than this one: “This is the longest I've ever been out.” It is a refrain uttered by formerly gang-involved and “serious and violent” felons, in government parlance. These are not the “nons,” the nonviolent and nonserious offenders, but those who are most likely to endanger public safety. Unless, of course, they can find a healing place of hope.

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The Kino Border Initiative, a Jesuit ministry on the U.S.-Mexico border, will be honored with a “Legacy of the Martyrs” Award from the Ignatian Solidarity Network on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in recognition of their ongoing commitment to affirming the dignity of those who migrate through accompaniment, advocacy, and education. The awards are part of ISN’s year-long commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Jesuits’ deaths, which kicked off with a delegation to El Salvador comprised of Jesuit institution representatives from across the U.S.

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April 27, 2015 — Jesuits are responding to the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and has killed over 4,000 people.

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