Fr. James Fleming, SJ, will be the next Rector of the Georgetown Jesuit Community
Father General Arturo Sosa, SJ, has
appointed Fr. James J. Fleming, SJ,as
the next Rector of the Georgetown Jesuit Community. Fr. Fleming is a member of the USA
Northeast Province and will assume this responsibility in January of 2018. He has most recently served as president of Wheeling Jesuit
University for the last seven years. He looks forward to leading the Georgetown community and its apostolic mission.
The Maryland Province thanks Fr. Joseph Lingan, SJ, for his generous leadership as Rector to the Georgetown community
for the past six years. Fr. Lingan has faithfully served both the men and the
apostolates in Georgetown. He also played an integral role in
the smooth transition of the Holy Trinity and Georgetown Prep communities becoming
a part of one community at Georgetown.
Blessings and warm wishes for you and your loved ones during this Thanksgiving and as we prepare for the Christmas season. The Maryland Province has assembled several thanksgiving prayers that can be used for your family gatherings.
From November 4-6, 2017, nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, D.C., including nearly 300 from Maryland Province schools, universities and parishes.
Twenty-Two pilgrims traveled with Fr. George Witt, SJ, provincial assistant for spirituality ministries to Spain and southern France to follow in the footsteps of Jesuit Sts. Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier, and St. Bernadette.
After five years, Fr. Michael Boughton, SJ, concluded his service stewarding Jesuits through various stages of their religious formation, as provincial assistant for formation for the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces.