On July 31, 2021, the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, one of his sons, Fr. Sean Carroll, SJ, the new provincial of the Jesuits West Province, was welcomed at a Mass of Thanksgiving held at St. Ignatius Church in Portland.
Joanna Williams has been named the next executive director of the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), a binational humanitarian aid ministry serving migrants on both sides of the U.S.- Mexico bordet.
March 5, 2020 — The Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico serves vulnerable families in transition.
Last month, a 35-year-old mother of two in Arizona became one of the first unauthorized migrants deported to Mexico under the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Her case threw fuel on the debate over administration policy, but for some who minister along the border, the argument was not just political. “It was personal,” said Father Sean Carroll, SJ.