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For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

For many men, Demontreville retreats are annual respites

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1948, lay men from around the region and beyond have used silent retreat weekends at Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Elmo as a way to respond to God’s will in their lives through the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius.

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Pope told Jesuits he regularly meets abuse survivors, journal reports

Pope told Jesuits he regularly meets abuse survivors, journal reports

| Cindy Wooden | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told a group of Jesuits in Peru that he often meets on Fridays with survivors of sex abuse.

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Canada’s Jesuits, indigenous hope canoe trip can foster reconciliation

Canada’s Jesuits, indigenous hope canoe trip can foster reconciliation

| Mickey Conlon | July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The path to reconciliation between Canada and its First Nations’ people will ultimately be a long journey, but the road to healing a schism developed over 400 years needs to start somewhere.

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St. Charles Borromeo parishioner ordained a Jesuit priest

St. Charles Borromeo parishioner ordained a Jesuit priest

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After serving at a parish in the Diocese of Rapid City, South Dakota, this summer, he will return to Rome to finish a licentiate in sacramental theology at the Pontifical Atheneum of St. Anselm.

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Father Evans expects varied experiences to benefit priesthood

Father Evans expects varied experiences to benefit priesthood

| Susan Klemond | May 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

During his eventful journey to the priesthood, Father Bryce Evans spent two years as a Jesuit novice in St. Paul, walked 350-miles across Wisconsin on a pilgrimage, led teens at a Door County, Wisconsin, wilderness camp and began priestly studies at an Illinois seminary before returning to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, where he started.

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Jesuits to return 525 acres of South Dakota land to Rosebud Sioux

Jesuits to return 525 acres of South Dakota land to Rosebud Sioux

The Jesuits are returning more than 500 acres in South Dakota to the Rosebud Sioux. The formal return of the property is expected to be complete sometime in May.

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Pope meets Martin Scorsese after director screens ‘Silence’ for Jesuits

Pope meets Martin Scorsese after director screens ‘Silence’ for Jesuits

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The morning after screening his film, “Silence,” for about 300 Jesuits, the U.S. director Martin Scorsese had a private audience with Pope Francis.

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Pope asks Jesuits to educate diocesan clergy in practice of discernment

Pope asks Jesuits to educate diocesan clergy in practice of discernment

| Cindy Wooden | August 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

When it comes to the Christian life, too many seminaries teach students a rigid list of rules that make it difficult or impossible for them as priests to respond to the real-life situation of those who come to them seeking guidance, Pope Francis said.

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Pope explains why he chose St. Francis of Assisi’s name

Pope explains why he chose St. Francis of Assisi’s name

| March 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis said that “as things got dangerous” in the conclave voting, he was sitting next to his “great friend,” Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes “who comforted me.”

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Ignatian Volunteer Corps members make a difference for others

Ignatian Volunteer Corps members make a difference for others

| Terry Griep | December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ginny Walzer works six hours per day, two days a week. Cheryl Dugan works about 600 hours each year. Both work in professional jobs — but neither receives even a penny for their work.

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