The interest in the new pope has been fueled by his obvious humility, his informality, his reaching out to the poor and his penchant for stripping down the layers of Renaissance garb that often engulfed his predecessors. He is a simple man with simple tastes.
G-Dog, a documentary about Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., and Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, written and directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Freida Mock (Maya Lin: A Strong Vision), will make its theatrical debut.
Fr. Andrew Francis Maginnis, S.J., a Jesuit for 73 years and an ordained priest for 50 years passed away after a brief illness on March 17 in Regis Infirmary, Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos. He was 89.
Loyola High School of Los Angeles, the oldest secondary school in Southern California, hosted more than 110 Loyola mothers, faculty members, and alumni mothers at its February 23 Mothers’ Guild Day of Recollection at Clougherty Chapel.
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.