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Under the leadership of Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., Homeboy Industries serves high-risk, formerly gang-involved men and women with a continuum of free services and programs, and operates seven social enterprises that serve as job-training sites.

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Fr. Scott Santarosa, S.J., has been appointed by Fr. General Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., as the next provincial of the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, has left central parts of the country devastated with untold dead and millions without access to food, water, shelter, and other basic necessities.

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Today, Nov. 5, is the feast of All Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus and also the International Day of Vocations in the Society of Jesus.

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Father Frederick J. Green, S.J. has been named the winner of the 2013 Peruvian Ministry for Women and Vulnerable Populations Peace Prize.

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Catholic priest works to satisfy what he sees as hunger for spirituality in 'very materialistic town'

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Homeboy's food products are baked or prepared fresh daily using only the best ingredients.

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What do you think of when you hear "vows"? Chances are it's not promises to a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience. In this episode, we'll look at Jesuit "First Vows"—what they are, when they happen, and why they're significant—and hear from newly vowed Jesuits, Eric Immel and Matthew Donovan.

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Jesuit Father General Adolfo Nicolás, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, concluded a two-week visit with the Jesuits in the United States on Oct. 12.

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Nestled in the center of the university’s urban campus, The John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science Innovation is a gathering and study space for the entire campus community, with the particular purpose of strengthening scientific preparation for all undergraduates and nurturing the growing links between the sciences and other disciplines.

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Jesuit Father John Baumann started the PICO National Network as a local training organization in Oakland, Calif., in order to initiate neighborhood development and revitalize democracy.

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Father Peter Filice, S.J., teacher, administrator, mentor, and spiritual director, died on Tuesday, October 1, in El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos, after a short illness. He was 73.

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The Kino Border Initiative affirms dignity of those marginalized by the harsh reality of the “border.”

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Jesuit novices at the Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos, Calif., not only lived and prayed together, but they also worked together in the vineyards surrounding the novitiate from 1888 to 1986.

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Reverend Philip Church Blake, S.J., 87, died September 5, 2013 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He celebrated 65 years as a Jesuit and 52 years as an ordained priest.

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A new directive from Washington may keep children of undocumented parents with their mom and dad and out of the foster care system.

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Loyola High School of Los Angeles, the oldest secondary school in Southern California, announced that Fr. E. Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., was named associate director of advancement.

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San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the city's Human Rights Commission honored USF Diversity Scholar Clarence B. Jones at an event Aug. 20, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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Proyecto Pastoral is pleased to manage the Aliso Pico Recreation Center

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Father Anton J. “Sam” Renna, S.J., a beloved teacher, mentor, and spiritual and life guide at Brophy College Preparatory School for 45 years, died Friday, August 9, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a lengthy illness. He was 79 years old.

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The California Province of the Society of Jesus has introduced a new series of Mass cards for weddings, anniversaries, and the birth of children.

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Lizbeth Mateo, who is registered to attend Santa Clara Law School in California this fall, took part in a risky border protest on July 22 with other activists who had all been brought illegally to the U.S. as children.

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In 2002, Verbum Dei High School in Watts began accepting only low-income students and doubling up on core classes. It's working.

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