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Subject Area: vocation

A New Worship Experience

Marco Machado, SJ | Chiapas, Mexico During my first days in Chiapas, Mexico, I visited a small Maya village. They welcomed us with open arms and very good food. But then I got a bad case of Montezuma’s revenge and was unable to hold any food for the next three days. As soon as I …

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In the Wilderness with God

By William Manaker, SJ For the past three summers, the vocations team has invited several discerners and a few Jesuits to a Wilderness Discernment Retreat in Wyoming. The experience was planned and led in collaboration with COR Expeditions, whose mission is to “provide transformative wilderness experiences that renew the hearts of participants.” William Manaker, SJ, …

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Jesuits West Novice Pronounces First Vows

Pierre Vu Thompson, SJ, pronounced first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in the Society of Jesus on August 12, 2023, at Sacred Heart Chapel at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Padre Alberto Hurtado, SJ: Chile’s Advocate for the Marginalized

By Fr. John Swope, SJ Luis Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga (1901-1952) is known to all in Chile as Padre Hurtado. He was a Jesuit priest, lawyer, social worker, and writer. He founded the Hogar de Cristo (Home of Christ) in 1944 and the national review entitled, “Mensaje”. He was beatified in 1994 and canonized on October 23, 2005, by Pope Benedict …

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3-day Young Adult Retreat

Are you discerning God’s plan for your life? Wanting to start off Lent on the right note? Desiring to see how God is working in your daily life? Preparing yourself spiritually for International World Youth Day? If you are pondering any of these questions, please join us for a semi-silent retreat weekend with personal prayer, …

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