(MILWAUKEE, WI)– March 26, 2014– Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Marquette Board of Trustees at a special Board meeting earlier today. As the university’s first lay president, he will succeed Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J. Lovell will take office on Aug. 1, 2014.
Founded in 2000 to address the needs of young adults, Charis Ministries has developed retreats based on eight themes chosen to respond to these particular needs. Rooted in the Spiritual Exercises, the retreats include silent reflection, spiritual direction and Ignatian prayer forms – all tools that can be used in daily life following a retreat.
Loyola Press is honored to be the North American publisher of Pope Francis’ first book, The Church of Mercy. The best way to ensure that the Pope's message reaches the largest audience is for the book to be a New York Times Bestseller. Would you like to help achieve that goal?
Following the days of prayer and reflection for friends and benefactors, many of our attendees asked for “more”. In response, we’ve pulled together additional resources from some of our Jesuit presenters.
Pope Francis appears for the first time on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff, making him the first Jesuit and first Latin American pope. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
In Memoriam: Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Jeffrey L. Klaiber, SJ (CDT, applied PERU), who died just before noon (EST) on March 4, 2014, in La Clinica Stella Maris in Lima, Peru due to complications following recent heart surgery. May he rest in peace.
Celebrating its 50th year, Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, is leading a pilgrimage to Spain to walk in the footsteps of St. Ignatius and learn about his life and legacy. Space is available; registration deadline is March 31, 2014.
February 14, 2014 — The Jesuit Alumni and Friends of Detroit hosted their Inaugural Luncheon at the Detroit Athletic Club with featured speaker Mark Luedtke, SJ, president of Loyola High School, Detroit
Vincent L. Strand, SJ, who entered the Jesuits after graduating from Marquette University in 2005, reflects on the experience of living and studying theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Bernadette (MU ‘91) credits her Jesuit education as a driving force in her work. “It contributed to my feeling that I have gifts – like everyone does – and have an obligation to use those gifts to try to help other people.”