It is our call as the Church to bring the light of Christ to migrants and help them move from the margins of society to its center
National Migration Week– January 5-11, 2014
The Jesuits join the US Catholic Bishops in promoting this year's National Migration Week, "Out of the Darkness," which takes place January 5-11. It is our call as the Church to bring the light of Christ to migrants, particularly the most vulnerable—children, the undocumented, refugees, and victims of human trafficking—and help them move from the margins of society to its center. This requires prayer and an active presence in the public square to demand that protections are provided to those who need them most.
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".
October 17, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Thomas "Tom" S. McShane, SJ, who was called to eternal life on October 16, 2018. He was eighty-nine years old, a Jesuit for seventy-one years, and a priest for fifty-eight years.
What can all happen while sharing a meal together? For Christ, it was when he gave of himself at the Last Supper; for me, it is where I realized I needed to give of myself and enter the Jesuits as well as experienced unity among diversity.