January 6, 2020 — For several days in late December, approximately 60 Jesuits in formation – from novices to those who have been preparing for priesthood for more than a decade -- gathered in the desert. The formation meeting, which was attended by Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ, provincial of Jesuits West, was held at the beautiful Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, Arizona. The agenda included both programmed meetings as well as free time for hiking, reading and catching up. Check out the short video below with images from the Tucson gathering.
December 6, 2019 — Provincial Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ, challenged Jesuits West leaders to flex its “Jesuit muscle” against injustice. This fall, Jesuits West ministries did just that, taking action to advocate for the environment and immigrants.
December 6, 2019 — Patrick Joseph Howell, SJ, priest, brother, uncle, friend, a man of God and disciple of God to others, left this world on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019, in Spokane, WA, due to complications from lung cancer.
November 22, 2019 — Following a violent clash between police forces and student protestors at the Jesuit University of Central America in Nicaragua, international Jesuit groups condemned the Nicaraguan government for escalating violence there.
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