June 18, 2015 — Today Pope Francis released his highly anticipated encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si': On the Care for Our Common Home," calling on all people worldwide to act on climate change as a moral responsibility.
Spring turns to summer, yet Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit's Warming Center ministry still serves individuals experiencing homelessness with the Ignatian spirit of cura personalis (care for the whole person).
Partners Spring 2015 issue features Jim Skerl's inspiring life and legacy at St. Ignatius Cleveland; Jesuit Brothers Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life; Falling in Love Again thanks to Charis Retreats; News, Midwest Jesuits By the Numbers and much more!
The Midwest Jesuits collaborate with other provinces around the world, including in Eastern Africa. Fr. Brian Paulson, SJ, Provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province is leading a team to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
After studying philosophy in Lima, Peru and teaching at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, Christopher Staab, SJ, finds himself a full time student of theology in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Read his reflection on finding beauty in simplicity on his journey through Jesuit formation.