First Jesuit Brothers

May 1—The Memorial of Saint Joseph ‘the Worker’ has been observed as ‘Religious Brothers’ Day annually in the U.S. since its inauguration in 2017 in recognition of the life and ministry of brothers. [auth] A…

Arrupe helps us ride the waves

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus in 1814, Pope Francis presided over Vespers on 27th Sept., 2014, in the Church of the Gesù in Rome. “The ship of…

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga: Model for Modern Youth

Pope Francis declared 9th March 2018-2019 as Jubilee Year of St Aloysius Gonzaga. [auth] The October Synod in Rome on “Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment”, and the January 2019 World Youth Day in Panama…

Blessed John Sullivan, SJ

John Sullivan (1861-1933) was born on 8th May in Dunlin, Ireland, and was raised in both the Protestant tradition of his father and Catholic tradition of his mother. In 1872, he was sent to Portora…