The Story Behind the YouTube Retreat That’s Reached Every Corner of the World
Father Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, never expected an impulsive decision to result in thousands of YouTube views and a published book—but that's exactly what happened when he decided to lead an online retreat during the pandemic.
Society of Jesus Welcomes 40 New Novices
The Society of Jesus in the United States, Canada and Haiti welcomed 40 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.
Sixteen Jesuit Priests Ordained in the United States
Society of Jesus Celebrates First Ordinations since Election of Jesuit Pope. Three months after the historic election of the first Jesuit Pope, the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the largest order of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, ordained 16 new priests in June in the United States.