October 24, 2014
St. Anthony Mary Claret


Dear Friends,

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.
Vocation Director

The Holy Father will Preside over the Thanksgiving Liturgy of the Reconstitution Anniversary

Meditation on Suppression & Restoration

On the occasion of the 200th Anniversary of the Universal Reconstitution of the Society of Jesus, The Holy Father, Pope Francis will be presiding over the Thanksgiving Liturgy held at the Church of Gesù, Rome, on 27th September 2014 at 4:50 pm (Roman time) [10:50 a.m. EST]. The event will be telecast live by the Vatican Radio for the universal participation of Jesuits, friends and benefactors of the Society of Jesus.

Here is the YouTube link for the standby telecast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1tmyy3sl_g

You can also download the Booklet from sjweb following the link: http://sjweb.info/documents/2014Restoration/libretto12.pdf

Becoming a Jesuit

Sean Hagery, nSJ


Novice Sean Hagerty reflects on his long experiment, which he spent teaching at McQuaid Jesuit High School in Rochester, New York.

Jesuits Profess First Vows

Meditation on Suppression & Restoration

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, four Jesuits professed First Vows at Holy Cross Church, in DeWitt, N.Y. Pictured above (from left to right): Sean Haggerty, SJ, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, SJ, provincial of the Maryland Province, Dickson Tiwelfil, SJ, Fr. Myles J. Sheehan, SJ, provincial of the New England Province, Matthew Lopez, SJ, Matthew Cortese, SJ, and Fr. John J. Cecero, SJ, provincial of the New York Province.

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Jesuit Br. Guy Consolmagno wins this year's Carl Sagan medal. Read more >

Sam Sawyer, SJ, Mario Powell, SJ and Tom Simisky, SJ ordained to the priesthood. Read more >

Pope Francis continues to inspire vocations. Watch video >

Br. Jonathan Stott, SJ reflects on finding beauty in science. Read more >

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