In the National
Universities category (312 schools), Loyola University Chicago and Marquette
University were included, tying for #89.
In the Regional
Master's Universities category (172 schools), Creighton University
ranked #1, marking the 16th consecutive #1 ranking in the category for Creighton. Three other Midwest Jesuit schools were also on the list: John
Carroll University (4); Xavier University (8); and the University of Detroit
Additionally, several Midwest Jesuit schools
were ranked among the top 10 best colleges for veterans in the Midwest region: Creighton University (1), John Carroll University (3), and Xavier University (7).
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.