|May 23, 2013|
Thank you for your interest in the Jesuits of the Maryland, New England and New York Provinces of the Society of Jesus. We hope that the information presented here will assist you in your ongoing journey of discernment.
If you would like more information about discerning with us, please contact us. It would be a privilege to accompany you on your journey.
Rev. Charles Frederico, S.J.
MEET THE JESUITS
Two second-year novices reflect on their experiences during long experiment.
Mr. Danny Gustafson, nSJ
I arrived at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia, PA, with a mission of co-teaching three sections of a senior religion class about Ignatian spirituality and working in the Mission and Ministry office. After arriving I added "assistant tennis coach" to the job description. This went along with the expected occasional activities such as chaperoning mixers, leading the weekly Examen over the school intercom, and helping to plan, lead, and direct retreats and service events. Read more >
Mr. Michael Lamanna, nSJ
At first I felt like a fish out of water. I thought I was being sent to a middle school for my novitiate "long experiment," and the place at which I arrived for my first day of work did not seem like "school" as I knew it. I quickly came to discover the reason for this misunderstanding: the NativityMiguel School of Buffalo is not, first and foremost, a school. St. Augustine Scholars Program for Young Men, and the St. Monica Scholars Program for Young Women, are a part of something much bigger.
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Tom Slon, SJ reflects on his experience of "Vicenza Day" at America House.
Chuck Frederico, SJ reflects on the themes of competence, conscience and compassion on World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
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A Look at US Seminaries' Class of '13. (more...)
Steve Surovick, SJ reflects on his journey from diaconate to priesthood. (more...)
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