While politicians and advocacy organizations work at coming up with legislation to reform the U.S. immigration system, the Jesuits are tackling some of its problems head-on at the Mexican border, in higher education institutions and in parishes. Soon, they'll start analyzing what changes might help people to stay in their homelands.
Br. Michael Breault, S.J., a member of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, has been appointed the next director of national vocation promotion for the Society of Jesus in the United States.
As the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches on January 22, the Society of Jesus in the United States, the largest religious community of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, vigorously affirms its opposition to abortion and its support for the unborn.
Mark K. Shriver, senior vice president of Save the Children's United States programs and author of "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver," will speak at the University of San Francisco (USF).
Fr. John W. Clark, S.J., 87, died December 19, 2012, at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. A former Provincial Superior of the California Province and long-time university professor and administrator, he had been a member of the Jesuit order for 66 years, 53 years a priest.
The California Province and the Santa Clara University community are mourning the loss of longtime business school faculty member and former Jesuit Community rector and academic vice president, Fr. William F. Donnelly, S.J.
Father Francis X. Wang, S.J., 90, died April 23, 2011 in Regis Infirmary, Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos. He was a Jesuit for 70 years, an ordained priest for 59 years, and a prisoner for the faith for 33 years. He was a member of the China Province.
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