Oct. 10, 2018 - Friends of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces visited the Metropolitan Museum in New York City on Sept. 27 for a guided tour of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, led by Fr. Leo O’Donovan, SJ, president emeritus of Georgetown University and arts commentator for the National Catholic Review. The collaborative event welcomed some 20 guests with Ignatian ties to multiple Jesuit works on the East Coast, and the group of 20 guests toured the galleries prior to the museum’s official hours, later taking part in a guided conversation and lunch at the nearby Jesuit Center on 83rd Street.
Oct. 31, 2018 - Today, the Jesuits East Facebook page of the Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces surpassed 10,000 Likes. For several years, the page has offered updates and invited followers to be part of a community of people united by a shared Ignatian identity.
More than 700 men and women for others gathered at 24 parishes and schools for the fourth annual Jesuit Friends and Alumni Sunday Masses. They join the more than 2,000 men and women for others who have attended in previous years.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Richmond celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with new Latino leadership recipients, an educational film series and a celebrity visit by Ernie G., a famous Latino empowerment comedian and motivational speaker.