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Jesuit Headlines: Fr. Boyle Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom, Jesuit Aids NASA Research and More

June 12, 2024 — Here’s the latest news from the Jesuits in Canada and the United States. Fr. Boyle Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, at the White House on May 3, 2024. President Biden said this about Fr. Boyle, who …

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Preach Well, Preach from the Heart

By Tracey Primrose As Jesuits West’s June 10th ordination liturgy began, Most Reverend Gerald Kicanas, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Tucson, asked the families of the four Jesuits being ordained to stand. Saying that “I know that there are people here who know these four men well but none more than their own families. …

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Four New Shepherds for the Church

New Orleans – Sometimes we hear by turning a listening ear, but some people speak directly to our hearts. According to the Most Reverend Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, God spoke directly to the hearts of Jesuits José R. Dueño Gorbea, William A. McCormick, W. Tucker Redding and Aric M. Serrano. They heard …

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Humbled and Ready: How my Formation Experience Prepared Me for Priestly Ministry

By Fr. Jonathon Polce, SJ “Eleven years?! Why does it take so long?” This question I have been asked, and even wondered myself, in my 11-year journey to Jesuit priesthood which culminated this past summer when I was ordained along with three other Jesuits from my novitiate class. Yes, 11 years of training, which is the normal amount …

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Four Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern Province Will be Ordained to the Priesthood

May 18, 2022 – Rejoice with us as we celebrate the ordination to the priesthood of four Jesuits of the USA Central and Southern (UCS) Province. Jesuits Thomas A. Croteau, David A. Kiblinger, Jonathon E. Polce and Juan Pablo Ruiz will be ordained on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in St. Louis. They are among the …

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“A Shepherd to His People”: Jesuits of Canada Welcome New Priest

August 23, 2021 – On Saturday, August 21, the Jesuit Province of Canada celebrated the priestly ordination of Adam Lalonde, SJ (Canada) at St. Patrick Parish in Ottawa, Ontario, by the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop Emeritus of Ottawa-Cornwall.  Friends and relatives came from all over to celebrate this great moment with the universal Church and especially with the …

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