Today, Peter Claver, SJ, is the Patron Saint of
Colombia. He is revered for his compassionate love of neighbor, spreading
the Faith, respect for human dignity and work in overcoming racial barriers and
hatred. Fr. Andrew Rodriquez, SJ, retreat facilitator and spiritual director
at The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos, is the author of the
prayer. For more information about The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los
Altos, visit: www.jrclosaltos.org
May 8, 2019 — Working through shareholder activism, in partnership with investors and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Jesuits West has helped pass a shareholder resolution to hold GEO Group, one of the largest prison and detention center operators in the country, accountable for human rights and treatment of detainees.
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Jesuit Retreat Center of the Sierra
The Jesuit Retreat Center of the Sierra is an adult, youth, and family retreat center in Applegate, Placer County, California, for nonprofit groups of 20-130 (105 guests overnight; +25 additional beds in summer only).