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News of Jesuits and the New England Province: 2011


December 3, 2011
Take a digital pilgrimage on the Feast of St. Francis Xavier, SJ

November, 2011
Students and faculty of Cheverus High School gathered for prayers on All Saints' Day and marked the 400 anniversary of the first recorded Catholic Mass in Maine. An interview with Cheverus president, Fr. Bill Campbell, SJ, is in the Nov issue of DownEast Magazine.

October, 2011
Fr. Bruce Morrill, SJ, newly appointed Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt University,is profiled in the Tennessee Register

September, 2011
On September 12, Fr. Provincial Myles Sheehan, SJ, celebrated the Mass of the Holy Spirit at Nativity School of Worcester to open the school year and mission the school's new president Alex Zequeira. Students, families and brother Jesuits from College of the Holy Cross joined the celebration. Photos on Jesuits New England Facebook page.

On September 9, Fr. Gregory Kalscheur, SJ, professed final vows

Celebrating Jesuit Jubilees in the Society and priesthood

August, 2011
Fr. Joseph Palmisano, SJ, has written a study that explores the relationship between the local Church of Annotto Bay, Jamaica and the life and work of Martin Royackers, SJ (1959-2001) for "One In Christ," a UK publication

Fr. George Williams, SJ, shares his passion for his work as a Catholic chaplain at San Quentin State Prison in the Catholic San Francisco online

July, 2011
“The Divine Dynamic" by John Surette, SJ, has been awarded a "first place for first authors" by the Catholic Press Association which calls the book a "spiritual treasure. Available at

David McGowan, a member of the Jesuit Connection, the New England Province’s programming for young adults, writes in the Boston Pilot about how his Catholic, Jesuit education has influenced his career as an advocate for social justice

June 14, 2011
Fr. William Barry,SJ, is interviewed on This is the Day on Catholic TV about friendship with God and his new book, Changed Heart,Changed World. Available online

April 27, 2011
St. Mary’s posthumously inducts Fr. William Kennedy, SJ, (St. Mary’s Class of 1952) into the Hall of Fame.

April 12, 2011
Jesuit GALA honors Fr. John E. Brooks, SJ, Fr. Aloysius P. Kelley, SJ, and Fr. J. Donald Monan, SJ

March 2011
On March 5, Fr. Provincial Myles Sheehan SJ, was the guest speaker at the 87th Annual Novena of Grace in honor of St. Francis Xavier held at St. John's Church in Worcester, where a Novena of Grace has been held every March 4–12 since 1922.

February 2011
Kevin Spinale, SJ, is profiled in BC High Today

February 2011
A new book, Changed Heart, Changed World, The Transforming Freedom of Friendship with God, by Fr. Bill Barry, SJ, is available from Loyola Press

February 2011
Fr. Anthony Kuzniewski, SJ, college historian, presents Jesuits and the Development of Holy Cross. Watch video

January 2011
Nativity School, Worcester reaches a high note. Read the article featured in Worcester Telegram

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