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Father James M. Shea, S.J. will begin serving as Pastor at St. Peter’s Church in Charlotte, NC effective June 15, 2015. Father Philip A. Florio, S.J. will begin serving as Pastor at Old St. Joseph’s in Philadelphia, effective August 24, 2015.

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On Saturday, May 9, 2015, parishioners, faculty and staff from Jesuit institutions in Baltimore participated in an advocacy training facilitated by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and hosted by the Maryland Province Jesuits at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.

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After 18 years as president of Scranton Preparatory School, Fr. Herb Keller, SJ, is stepping down in July. Here are a few reflections from Fr. Keller on what has meant the most to him during his time at Scranton Prep.

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April 29, 2015 — A 7.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked a mountainous region near Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday, April 25 has killed more than 4,300 people, injured almost 8,000 and destroyed centuries-old temples and thousands of homes. “We don’t know the real situation in a lot of areas because big buildings have collapsed,” said Jesuit Father Pius Perumana, head of Caritas Nepal, an international Catholic aid organization that responds to humanitarian crises such as natural disasters and conflict.

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April 24, 2015 — Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia has named Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., as its 28th president.

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Forty years ago at Wheeling Jesuit University, Bishops and concerned Catholic community members gathered on campus to formally announce the release of “This Land is Home to Me: A Pastoral Letter on Powerlessness in Appalachia." The document has had a tremendous impact on the direction of Jesuit ministries in Appalachia.

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Blessed with a picture-prefect morning, the 3rd Annual Runners For Others Ignatian 5K on Saturday, April 18th was our biggest and best ever. Both Maryland Province Provincial, Fr. Robert Hussey, SJ, and Archbishop of Baltimore, William Lori, were on hand to offer their prayers, words of encouragement and to officially start the race.

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The Messina program at Loyola University Maryland offers first year students an opportunity to explore a wide range of disciplines, appreciate their interconnectedness, and take to heart the importance of learning in their personal and intellectual growth.

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Some are physicians. Some are teachers, counselors, deans and principals. Others are self-employed or work full-time at home. But regardless of their professions or backgrounds, more than twenty lay colleagues have recently committed to embark with one another over the next 18 months on a spiritual and educational journey known as the Magis program.

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April is Autism Awareness Month, and over the last 10 years, Holy Trinity Church in Washington, D.C. has established the Shepherd’s Flock ministry in response to the growing needs of families who request religious education for children with special needs.

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April 3, 2015 – With sustained winds of 160 mph, Super Typhoon Maysak struck the Pacific region this week, causing severe damage throughout Micronesia. More information on the storm damage, with ways to provide urgent help can be found here.

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A new summer academy set for July at Wheeling Jesuit University will help high-achieving, low-income high school students from Cristo Rey high schools make an easier transition to college.

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Cristo Rey Jesuit’s Board of Trustees has selected Dr. William “Bill” Heiser to be CRJ’s second president, starting with the 2015-2016 school year. As the new president, Dr. Heiser will bring considerable educational experience and much success in building partnerships. He also has a great understanding of and appreciation for Jesuit education.

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Employees in the State of Maryland without paid sick leave are often forced to choose lost wages or working while sick. Baltimore’s St. Ignatius group makes a decisive move to support Maryland’s Healthy Working Families Act that would ensure paid sick leave to employees who do not currently have it in their places of employment.

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On February 28, 2015, 9 members of the "Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana" completed the last of five sessions at Sacred Heart parish in Richmond, VA. This final day-long session of the program was presented by Fr. Bill Noe, SJ on St. Ignatius and the Spiritual Exercises.

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March 13, 2015 — Today marks the second anniversary of Pope Francis’ election to the papacy, and in the short time since he was elected, the "Francis effect" has taken hold.

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March 11, 2015 - For 15 years, Wheeling Jesuit University’s Physical Therapy students have participated in a service-learning course that includes providing rehabilitative services to thousands of people in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. This marks their 15th year serving the residents and agencies in Mexico.

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March 11, 2015 - Saint Joseph’s first annual Mission Week will be held Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 21, and will bring the SJU community together to support the University’s mission.

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March 10, 2015 — Today the Society of Jesus celebrates the feast of Saint John Ogilvie, a Jesuit martyr, and commemorates the 400th anniversary of his death.

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February 27, 2015 - The Swiss Jesuit, Hans Urs von Balthasar is considered by many to be one of the most important theologians of the 20th century. It’s not surprising then that the book by Fr. Ray Gawronski, SJ exploring the thoughts and ideas of Fr. Von Balthasar is now in its third edition from Angelico Press.

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February 25, 2015 - Br. Larouere died on December 15, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. He was a Jesuit Brother for 49 years. After graduating from high school and without the funds for college, he joined the military. Upon return, he found himself yearning for a more purposeful and fulfilling existence. He entered the Society of Jesus as a Jesuit Brother at Wernersville, PA on August 14, 1965.

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February 22, 2015 — After more than eight months in captivity, Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar has been released from Afghanistan.

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February 19, 2015 - The 3rd annual “Runners for Others: An Ignatian 5K” will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Baltimore’s Patterson Park. The 5K run and 1 mile fun walk in this historic and sprawling park help raise funds for the Maryland Province’s social ministries.

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February 15, 2015 - It reads like an impossible tale only Hollywood could spin. A boy born into slavery becomes the president of a predominantly white university a mere eight years after Lincoln’s assassination. While most were unaware of Father Patrick Healy’s background at the time, that’s exactly what happened.

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February 13, 2015 – The Vocation Office is sponsoring a discernment retreat on the weekend of March 27-29, at Linwood Spiritual Center in Rhinebeck, N.Y. The retreat is open to all men discerning a call to the Society, not just those who have already reached out and are in the Candidacy Program. The weekend is designed to give participants exposure to the history, life and spirituality of the Society of Jesus, all in an effort to help them develop tools for solid spiritual discernment.

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