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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

August 21, 2018 — Pope Francis has responded to new reports of clerical sexual abuse and the ecclesial cover-up of abuse. In an impassioned letter addressed to the whole People of God, he calls on the Church to be close to victims in solidarity, and to join in acts of prayer and fasting in penance for such "atrocities".

September 12, 2018 — Loyola High School is celebrating its 25th anniversary educating “men for others” in Detroit.

September 10, 2018 — Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of the best U.S. colleges, and all six Midwest Jesuit universities were featured prominently on the list.

September 4, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Father Robert J. Welsh, SJ, who died at 9:15 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich. He was 82 years old. May he rest in peace.

August 29, 2018 — For most of his life, Fr. Kevin Embach, SJ, had two desires: to practice medicine and to serve God.

August 27, 2018 — Twenty-six Jesuit novices in Canada and the United States, including seven men from the Midwest Jesuits, professed first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience this month.

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