March 12, 2022, will mark the 400th anniversary of the canonizations of St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Francis Xavier. To celebrate the occasion, Pope Francis will preside over an anniversary Mass at the Church of the Gesù in Rome, which will be livestreamed.
August 2 is the feast of St. Peter Faber, SJ, one of the most underappreciated Jesuit saints. Here are six important things to know about him.
November 5 is the feast of All Saints and Blessed of the Society of Jesus. We remember the Jesuits and all those who have lived Ignatian values in inspirational ways today.
The annual weekend retreat for discerners at the site where saints and martyrs walked.
October 31 is the feast of Jesuit St. Alphonsus Rodriguez, patron saint of Jesuit brothers.
The French Jesuit priests St. Isaac Jogues (1607-1646) and St. John de Brebeuf (1593-1649) and their companions St. John de Lalande, St. René Goupil, St. Anthony Daniel, St. Charles Garnier, St. Gabriel Lalemant, and St. Noel Chabanel were among the first missionaries to the North American Indians, and were the first martyrs of North America.
On March 11, the Society of Jesus celebrates the feast of Saint John Ogilvie, a Jesuit martyred for his faith in Glasgow, Scotland. He is the only canonized martyr of the Scottish Reformation.