March 16, 2020 – Out of an abundance of concern for the well-being of Jesuits and province staff, we have closed the offices of the USA Midwest Province, effective March 16th, and through at least April 30th.
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May 28, 2020 — The global pandemic has forced everyone to go digital. Spiritual direction — confidential, guided discernment of God — has not stopped. Rather, just like the persons who employ the Exercises, spiritual direction has pivoted online.
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May 25, 2020 — In two of the more memorable and simple ceremonies in recent history, one Jesuit was ordained a priest and five Jesuits were ordained deacons on May 23.
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May 21, 2020 — The sterling efforts of the Patna Jesuits in responding to the situation arising out of the country-wide lock-down in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis are an image of hope in the midst of several resistances to outreach to the least, the last, and the lost (Matthew 25).
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The Spring 2020 issue of Jesuits Magazine is now online. The cover story details the Invisible Infrastructure that is the underpinning of the Midwest Province's purpose and function. Plus, news from the frontiers, Jesuits on the Move, and more!
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May 19, 2020 — A group of Ignatian colleagues in northeast Ohio are dedicated to sharing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. They developed a unique Ignatian Spirituality Collaborative to strengthen their practice and impact in the region.
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In Memoriam
May 17, 2020 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Philip R. Amidon, SJ, who died on May 13, 2020, at the Creighton University Jesuit community in Omaha. He was 76 years old. May he rest in peace.

May 13, 2020 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. John T. Dillon, SJ, who died on May 12, 2020, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 90 years old. May he rest in peace.

April 20, 2020 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. William J. Kelly, SJ, who died on April 16, 2020, at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 96 years old. May he rest in peace.



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Pray for the Church — May 2020
Let us pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church.
Jesuit Parishes and Retreat Centers
There are 66 Jesuit parishes and 22 retreat centers in the United States. Jesuit parishes are situated in inner cities, suburbs, rural outposts and on college campuses and Native American reservations. Jesuit retreat centers can be found in places ranging from New England's rocky coast to the foothills of the Rockies and the rustic trails of Santa Clara Valley. They are part of urban landscapes, too.
Gesu Parish
Gesu Parish, a Catholic community in Milwaukee inspired by the Ignatian tradition, dates back to 1849.
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Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House
The Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House is located on the shores of Lake De Montreville in Lake Elmo, Minn.
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