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 – As we reckon with the Grand Jury report on sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania and the failures of bishops to protect the children entrusted to their care, our hearts and prayers—first and foremost—are with the victim-survivors.
January 17, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Eugene F. Merz, SJ, who was called to eternal life on January 16, 2019, around 5:30 a.m. Gene died at Zilber Hospice in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was eighty-seven years old, a Jesuit for seventy years, and a priest for fifty-seven years.
January 16, 2019 — It was a homecoming fifty years in the making. In 2016, Fr. Casey Bukala, SJ, moved to the Colombiere Center near Detroit, where elder Jesuits live in community, receive the healthcare they need, and pray for the Church and the Society. It was not Fr. Bukala’s first time at Colombiere, however.
January 9, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. John “Jack” R. Crocker, SJ, who died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 88 years old. May he rest in peace.