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News in 2008

December 23, 2008
Michael Mahoney and Kelly O'Neil interviewed about Jesuit Connection on Catholic TV  More

December 22, 2008
Jesuit Connection featured in Boston College Chronicle More

December 12, 2008
Society of Jesus mourns the passing of Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ.

December, 2008
A Dancer's Christmas enters final season after 28 years. More in Boston Globe and Boston Pilot.

November 25, 2008
Fr. Francis X. Miller, SJ died peacefully at Campion Center. More

November 14, 2008
New England Jesuit Terrence P. Devino, SJ is named Vice President for University Ministries at The University of Scranton More

November 7, 2008
New England Jesuit Fr. Gregory Chisholm, SJ, writes about president-elect Obama on

November 5, 2008
Paul Burton, WBZ-TV correspondent, interviewed students at Nativity Preparatory School about Obama's election as President.

November, 2008
Campion Health Center names Nicole Breslin as Administrator. More

October 29, 2008
The New England Province mourns the deaths of two Jesuits, Frs. Otto Messmer and Victor Betancourt, killed in Moscow More

October 24, 2008
Fr. James Martin, SJ, has an article, Beatification of Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux, and why there are so few married saints in the Wall Street Journal

October 8, 2008
Fr. Bill Barry, SJ, was interviewed by Shari Guilfoyle of about his book, A Friendship Like No Other More

September 29, 2008
Jesuits Call for Homeland Security to Abandon Raids More

September 28, 2008
Matt Malone, SJ, appeared in a new musical called "Frank: The Musical" based on the story of St. Francis of Assisi. More

September 14, 2008
Province honors Jesuits who are marking major milestones as priests and members of the Society of Jesus at annual Jubilee celebration. More

September 12, 2008
Fr. George Williams, SJ, brings the Spiritual Exercises inside. Read the Freedom behind bars article in The Tablet.

August 23, 2008
New novices welcomed into the novitiate of St. Andrew Hall, Syracuse, NY, on August 23, 2008. More

August 16, 2008
Brett B. McLaughlin, nSJ, and Eric M. Studt, nSJ, professed perpetual vows on August 16 at Holy Cross Church in New York. More

August 1, 2008
Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P. Hurley and Pope Pius XII by Charles Gallagher, SJ “deserves a special place on the shelf of American religious history” Read Review

July 31, 2008
Fr. David S. Ciancimino, SJ, Named Provincial of The New York Province.  Fr. Ciancimino was a pastoral minister at St. Luke's Church in Belmont, MA. More

July 31, 2008
Fr. Brian J. Conley, SJ professed Final Vows on July 31, the Feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola, More

July 31, 2008
Fr. James Shea, SJ, Named Provincial of Maryland Province. Fr. Shea is a native of Waterbury, CT. More

July 22, 2008
Fr. Thomas Regan, SJ, Provincial, presented keynote address at the meeting of the International Jesuit Association of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Universities and Schools (ISJACHEM) at Fairfield University.

August 14, 2008
Two men welcomed into the novitiate in Jamaica. More 

June 27, 2008
Nancy Herrmann, Administrator at Campion Center for 15 years, was honored by co-workers and friends at her retirement party.

June 14, 2008
Joseph R. Palmisano, SJ, was ordained to the priesthood at the Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola, Fairfield University.

June 13th, 2008
Fr. James Hederman, SJ professed final vows.

June, 2008
The Catholic Press Association awarded first place for Best Popular Presentation of the Catholic Faith to A Jesuit Off-Broadway by Fr. James Martin, SJ.

May, 23 2008
NECN Reporter Alison King spent 2 days at Nativity Prep in Boston and reports through the experience of student Alexander Adames.

May 23, 2008
New Hospice Southeastern Connecticut opens on land donated by Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Norwich, CT.

May 17, 2008
Guiding Students Toward a Life Path.  Boston Globe interviews Fr. Jack Butler, SJ, about Manresa House

May 10, 2008
Emmanuel College presented a Doctor of Humane Letters to Fr. David Gill, SJ, a scholar, teacher and committed advocate for social justice in the city of Boston.  Fr. Gill will also be honored by St. Mary of the Angels Parish for his 12 years of service in June.

April 26, 2008
Fr. Ron Wozniak, SJ,  was honored with the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association’s 2008 Community Service award. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the consumers and providers of mental health services in Massachusetts.

April 22, 2008
Fr. Jeffrey von Arx, SJ, president, and Fr. Walter Conlan, SJ, Jesuit rector, spoke at groundbreaking of the new Jesuit Community Center at Fairfield University.

April 11, 2008
Embracing our charism and serving the Church. Provincial, Fr. Thomas Regan, SJ, reflects on GC35 in the Pilot.

April, 2008
Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa,  a new book by Fr. David Hollenbach, SJ,  is available from Georgetown Press.

January 26, 2008
Fr. Jon Fuller, SJ, was honored by the Paulist Center Community in Boston with the Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice to an outstanding North American Catholic.

January 21, 2008
Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, is new Superior General of the Society of Jesus. Read Fr. Nicolás' profile.

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