News
Jesuits West Hosts Day of Recollection for Formation Donors

A Day of Recollection for Jesuits West Province donors was held at The Jesuit Novitiate of the Three Companions in Culver City, Calif., on March 10. Father Thomas Rausch, SJ, T. Marie Chilton Professor of Catholic Theology at Loyola Marymount University, offered a presentation to attendees on his latest book, The Slow Work of God. Celebration of the Eucharist followed in the Chapel of St. Ignatius with Director of Novices Father Steve Corder, SJ, as principal celebrant, assisted by Father John Mossi, SJ, homilist, and Fr. Tom Rausch, SJ, concelebrant.

This appreciation event for donors who support Jesuit Formation was organized by Barbara Gunning, Jesuits West Province senior philanthropy officer for Southern California and Arizona in collaboration with the Jesuit Novitiate team of Fr. Corder, Father Tony Harris, SJ, socius, and Father Scott Coble, SJ, community minister.

During lunch, first-year Novices introduced themselves, sharing with attendees where they grew up, their previous position before entering the Novitiate and current apostolic ministry as a novice. At the conclusion of the Day of Recollection, Gunning thanked the benefactors for their important role of supporting the education and training of future Jesuit priests and brothers.

To help support future Jesuits, contact Barbara Gunning at bgunning@jesuits.org or 310 444-3017.





Recent News

July 22, 2020 — Pope Francis declared Fr. Eusebio Kino, SJ, venerable on July 10.

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 — Fr. Frank Buckley, SJ, clinical director of the Center at Blessed Sacrament, the Jesuit parish in Hollywood, shares how the parish has responded to the pandemic.

June 25, 2020 — Fr. Chris Corbally, SJ, an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory in Arizona, now has an asteroid named for him.

June 24, 2020 — Dr. Fauci explains how his Jesuit education helped prepare him for his work in public health.

June 23, 2020 — Jack Krouse, SJ, of Jesuits West, was ordained to the diaconate at Saint Ignatius Church in Paris on June 20.

June 18, 2020 — Following today’s Supreme Court decision that maintained the DACA program, Jesuits West Provincial Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ, said he was overjoyed by the ruling.

view all news

Search news

Publications

Jesuits West Magazine - Spring 2020

Jesuits West Magazine - Fall 2019

Jesuits West Magazine - Spring 2019


Companions
Fall, 2019

Companions
Summer, 2019

Companions
Fall, 2018


Loyola Institute for Spirituality
Loyola Institute for Spirituality (LIS), founded in 1997, is located in Orange, CA. LIS provides many programs and services for individuals, parishes, and dioceses throughout Southern California and beyond.