Society of Jesus Welcomes 41 New Novices
The Society of Jesus in the United States, Canada and Haiti welcomed 41 new Jesuit novices in 2020 at novitiates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti. They have taken the initial step on their journey toward Jesuit priesthood or brotherhood, known as “Jesuit formation,” which can take a total of eight to 12 years.
Where Do We Go from Here: Part One
This three-part series will explore the criminal justice system through the lens of systemic racism and chronic poverty. In Part One, our partner Rhonda K. Oliver shares her personal experience of incarceration. Part Two examines the choices our society makes — to divest from communities and focus on punishing crime — and how those choices have spawned segregation, chronic poverty and mass incarceration. And Part Three provides a radical alternative — based in reconciliation and grace — through the story of Presutti’s organization, Thrive for Life Prison Ministry.
Spirit & Verse: A Prayer for the Beginning of the School Year
Spirit & Verse is a monthly column of original poem-prayers composed by Cameron Bellm, a Seattle-based writer and mother of two whose "Prayer for a Pandemic" went viral, bringing solace and comfort to many struggling during COVID-19.