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Jesuits in Eastern Africa--Shukran Newsletter
The Midwest Jesuits are “twinned” with the Eastern Africa Province composed of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and North and South Sudan.

With thanks for your generosity to our Jesuit International Missions in Eastern Africa, we invite you to read the latest issue of Shukran (Swahili/Arabic for "Gratitude"), which includes news and stories of how the Jesuits and their colleagues are serving where the need is greatest. If you would like to make a donation to help the Jesuits in Eastern Africa, please contact a member of our Advancement staff (see below) or click here to make an online contribution.

Our Regional Advancement Directors

Chicago
Bill Burke, bburke@jesuits.org
Jeff Smart, jsmart@jesuits.org

Detroit
Nora Dabrowski, ndabrowski@jesuits.org

Cincinnati
Mark Maxwell, mmaxwell@jesuits.org

Milwaukee/Omaha
Dan O'Brien, dobrien@jesuits.org

Minneapolis/St. Paul
Al Bill, abill@jesuits.org



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Recent News

March 11, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. M. Joseph Casey, S.J., who died at 11:17 p.m. (EST) on March 8, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 82 years old. May he rest in peace.

March 6, 2019 — Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent. The Ignatian family offers a wide array of resources to guide you through the next 40 days.

March 4, 2019 — We invite you to join us in praying the Novena of Grace of Saint Francis Xavier (March 4-12).

February 28, 2019 — John Carroll University announced that an anonymous graduate has made a $20 million unrestricted pledge to the institution.

February 21, 2019 — Creighton University will become the first Midwest Jesuit university to adopt test-optional admission for freshman applicants.

February 14, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Daniel L. Flaherty, SJ, who died at 2:20 p.m. (EST) on February 13, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 89 years old. Dan was provincial of the Chicago Province from 1973-1979. May he rest in peace.

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