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The Global Society of Jesus Dear Friends, Recently, after passing through security at O’Hare with record speed, an e-mail flashed across my phone from an ordination classmate, Fr. Martin Connell, who now serves in Tanzania. It had a two-word message, “Call me.” Taking advantage of my extra time, I dialed the number. We immediately marveled at the fact that we were connected across two hemispheres and wondered what it would have been like if St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Francis Xavier had cell phone technology in the 16th century. Without hesitation we both said, “It wouldn’t have helped them all that much!” The first Jesuits obviously never anticipated instant communications; they relied on letters that sailed the seas. When a letter was in transport it allowed for prayer, consultation, and reflection in between each piece of written correspondence. Today this time-honored method of communication remains a hallmark of Jesuit organizational leadership. Management experts highlight the importance of documentation, reflection, and assessment in advancing an enterprise, and Jesuit missionaries have played a crucial role in developing this system of governance. But with instant communications so readily available, one wonders how it is changing this Jesuit tradition. As our globalized world becomes more connected, does it threaten the quality and depth of our interaction with one another? In 2010 our Superior General, Father Adolfo Nicolás, focused on globalization in his address to Jesuits in Mexico City. The occasion of his talk was an international gathering of Jesuits in Higher Education. He asked how the globalized world in which we now live could effectively realize the universality which has always been part of St. Ignatius Loyola’s vision for the world. Father Nicolás turned to the Jesuits’

As headmaster of the Our Lady Queen of Peace Educational Centre in Dodoma, Tanzania, Fr. Martin Connell, SJ, oversees a boarding school that houses 140 students. Here he holds a young student from St. Ignatius Primary School, another Jesuit school in Dodoma run by the Eastern Africa Province.

35th General Congregation where the delegates wrote, “The new context of globalization requires us to act as a universal body with a universal mission, realizing at the same time the radical diversity of our situations. It is as a worldwide community and, simultaneously, as a network of local communities that we seek to serve others across the world.” Father General’s words offer a helpful perspective in this age of instant connection across continents. While it may seem that the world is a global village, each location is a distinct village with its own history, language, and culture. How I understand and relate this new culture with my own effects the universality that St. Ignatius Loyola desired. Thinking back to my conversation with Fr. Connell, we talked less about how small the world was and more about what our respective missions could learn from one another. As friends who now live in two distinct

cultures, we focused on how our worldview could expand and our faith could deepen. I pray that as you read this issue of Partners, it helps you to further engage the universality of the Society of Jesus. While the familiar names and stories may make the world seem smaller, may they also reveal the ever-growing face of Christ among us. Sincerely yours in Christ,

Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ Provincial

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NEWS

Chicago-Detroit Province International Ministries

By the Numbers 245,000,000 population of the Eastern Africa Province region

86,500 enrollment at Fe y Alegria school network in Peru

10,000,000 people affected by the ongoing hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa

$280 per capita income in Ethiopia, part of the Eastern Africa Province

240 identified languages in the Kohima Region of northeast India

12 social centers or projects Jesuits have established in Peru to promote and protect the rights of populations at risk

$1,000,000 donations collected by Midwest Jesuit high schools for international ministries in the past ten years

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Loyola Productions Launches Ignatian News Network and Innovative Lent Program Fr. Edward Siebert, SJ, and Loyola Productions Inc. (LPI), a Jesuit-sponsored film production house in Culver City, California, recently launched the Ignatian News Network (INN). In collaboration with provinces and works across the country, INN identifies and highlights Jesuits and Jesuit ministries through brief, punchy videos. Segments are distributed through the INN YouTube channel and the Jesuit network. This Lent, LPI also has offered viewers a one-of-a-kind Lenten experience, 40: The Series. A “postapocalyptic drama,” 40 follows seven strangers attempting to make sense of a mysterious event. Available exclusively on the web, two new episodes air each week during Lent on the series’ original website—40theseries.com—as well as on YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook with updates available through Twitter. 40 has been promoted extensively through the Jesuit network, news media, and social media and has garnered more than 15,000 viewers. n

Chicago Jesuit High Schools Participate in Day of Service For the first time ever, four Chicago-area Jesuit High Schools have joined together to participate in a day of service. On Presidents’ Day 2012, students and faculty from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, Saint Ignatius College Prep, and Loyola Academy traveled to various neighborhoods around the city of Chicago in an effort to more fully live St. Ignatius’s motto to “go where the need is greatest.” Their projects ranged from painting a homeless shelter, to working in a preschool, to walking door-to-door encouraging residents to register to vote. n

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Hosted by Ignatian Spirituality Project On a cold December night in Chicago, nearly 500 people gathered together at Old St. Patrick’s Church to remember those who have died homeless. Hosted by the Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP), a Jesuit ministry dedicated to ending homelessness, participants hoped to raise awareness for the 14,000 people currently experiencing homelessness in Illinois. ISP executive director Tom Drexler explains, “The memorial for those homeless men and women who died on the streets this past year was the very best experience of what it means to be a Church, to proclaim the dignity of all human beings, especially the poor and most vulnerable among us.” Fr. Bill Creed, SJ, founder of ISP, and Fr. Tom Hurley, pastor of Old St. Pat’s Church, concelebrated with the help of student volunteers from Sacred Heart School, Saint Ignatius College Prep, Loyola Academy, and Our Lady of Charity. n

Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice Since 1997 the Ignatian Solidarity Network has offered members of Jesuit institutions an opportunity to gather together for learning, prayer, networking, and legislative advocacy on Capitol Hill. On November 12–14, 2011, more than 1,100 students, teachers, parish members, and others passionate about faith-inspired social justice gathered together in Washington, DC. Keynote speakers included Rev. A. E. Orobator, SJ, provincial of the Eastern Africa Province, as well as activists, journalists, and other leaders in hopes of engaging and inspiring young minds. n


ASSIGNMENTS

Fr. Jack Dennis, SJ, has been named the 11th president of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. Father Dennis currently serves as the Director of Campus Ministry at Loyola University Maryland. He will begin his appointment on July 1,

IN MEMORIAM

We give thanks for the following Jesuits who have gone home to God.

2012, with the start of the 2012-2013 school year. Fr. James Gartland, SJ, current president of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, has been named as the new rector of the Blessed Peter Faber Jesuit Community at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry effective August 2012. Fr. Mark Luedtke, SJ, a Chicago native, has been appointed to serve as the fifth president of Loyola High School in Detroit, effective July 1, 2012. Fr. Luedtke will succeed Fr. David Mastrangelo, SJ, who has served at Loyola for 19 years as teacher, principal, and president. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago has announced the appointment of Mr. Antonio Ortiz as the school’s third president. Tony is very familiar with Cristo Rey and Catholic education. From 2000 to 2010, he served Cristo Rey as both director of foundation and corporate relations, and associate principal. Tony will begin his new work on June 25, 2012. Fr. James Prehn, SJ, currently serving as provincial assistant for secondary and pre-secondary education, has been named the next vocation director for the Chicago-Detroit Province beginning summer 2012. He succeeds Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, SJ. Author and Jesuit, Fr. Jared Wicks, SJ, has begun his new assignment at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. For more than 100 years, the school has prepared priests to serve the Roman Catholic Church with students from 30 national dioceses and six international dioceses. Previously, Fr. Wicks served in the religious studies department of John Carroll University.

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Fr. W. Henry (Hank) Kenney, SJ September 28, 1918, to October 3, 2011 Clarkston, Michigan “He was so dedicated that he just wanted to serve as long as he could, and people appreciated that about him.” — Fr. Walter Bado, SJ Fr. Theodore C. Thepe, SJ August 17, 1925, to November 23, 2011 Clarkston, Michigan “Fr. Thepe was popular with students and maintained friendships with them long after they left his classes. He was known for his classes on radioactivity in the 1950s and 1960s when it was a new science.” — Xavier University Fr. Gerald C. Walling, SJ June 26, 1928, to November 25, 2011 Clarkston, Michigan “He will always be remembered by his friends for his wonderful sense of humor. He was an inspiration to us because of his humble and sweet spirit.” — Former coworker Fr. Robert (Bob) Beckman, SJ June 26, 1923, to December 7, 2011 Clarkston, Michigan “He was one of the most optimistic people I have ever known. His gift, his style of leading, was to encourage everyone on the team to do their thing and he’d get out of the way.” — Fr. John Foley, SJ Fr. Thomas M. Gannon, SJ October 19, 1936, to December 19, 2011 Pontiac, Michigan “He was a wonderful, generous friend who had helped very many people. He generously shared his friends with me and they are now my friends.” — Br. Jerome Pryor, SJ To view full obituaries, sign a guestbook, and/or make a gift, please visit our website at www.jesuits-chgdet.org and click the red web icon as shown here.

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L M I N I S T R I E S

These natives of Quispicanchis in Cusco, Peru, are dressed in traditional garb. In their long history of service, the Jesuits have seen firsthand how the challenges of the rocky terrain of Cusco—the historical capital of the Inca Empire—creates a strong spirit and sense of community.

One Country, Four Worlds By Alex Kournetas and Ann Greene

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eru is one country with four distinct regions. Since arriving in the 16th century, Jesuits have had to contend with 500,000 square miles and geographical difficulties from the heat and humidity of the Amazon Rainforest in the north to the dry, desolate conditions of the desert in the south. In the past five centuries Jesuits in Peru have established a remarkable array of ministries that include 10 parishes, distribution centers for food and clothing, and 72 Fe y Alegria (Faith and Joy) schools. The Fe y Alegria system offers free education to more than 86,000 children using a combination of classrooms and radio broadcasts (for those in the outskirts) and served as the inspiration for the Cristo Rey Network in the US, which now includes 24 schools. Since 1968 the province has had a special “twinning” relationship or commitment of service with Peru that continues to evolve and flourish today. The first destinados (those assigned to Peru), Frs. Robert Beckman, SJ, and Benjamin Morin, SJ, arrived in Lima on October 28, 1960. Since then more than 50 US Jesuits have been missioned to one of four areas: El Agustino, Ayacucho, Cusco, and the Amazon. American Jesuits missioned to Peru not only serve the poor, but also 4

fully embrace the culture and live in poor communities. In what follows, four American Jesuits who have devoted their lives to serving Peru share the many ways that the Society and its partners are making a difference in the lives of the Peruvian people.

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Peru El Agustino Lima

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run Virgen of Nazaret parish helps address these problems. “My hopes for Lima are that we might find a way to be in a city of 8 million people and live in harmony and not in chaos. There are 8 million people and 6 million don’t have enough to live with. That makes for a very difficult living situation. In the midst of poverty, it is our job as Jesuits to reassure the people of Peru that God is with them and is calling them to life, that as they struggle together to be a community and to help other poor people, they are sharing in the very mission of Jesus who came to offer us his life and liberation. After more than 25 years in Peru, 6 in El Agustino, my work has allowed me to be aware that God is especially present in those who are poor. We are a world church and we are called to share what we have received from the church with those who have less.” - Fr. Kevin Flaherty, SJ, 25 years in Peru

Ayacucho El Agustino El Agustino, a crowded and poor district in Lima, is home to more than 150,000 inhabitants. Poverty, unemployment, and poor nutrition are serious problems. Jesuit-

About 450 miles southeast of Lima, in the Andean Mountains, lays Ayacucho. Devastated by internal war between the government and the rebel group Shining Path in the 1980s and 1990s, Ayacucho was a zone that was forgotten for many decades. Jesuits arrived in 1986 in the midst of violence


and destruction and sought to rebuild and bring hope. “The first thing my brothers did in the 80s was something very traditional, but quite necessary in that troubling time: they took charge of an old Colonial church in the center of Ayacucho, which served as a place where so many people could come and find a priest who would listen to them and give them strength to keep going amidst the bombs and shootings all around them. That very traditional Jesuit work continues today and still does a lot to help people find their bearings. It’s not just simply a lack of material things, it’s being a ‘nobody,’ unimportant, and not taken into account . . . that’s poverty and that’s what these people are facing. My experience here in the Peruvian Province has been exceptionally positive in my life as a Jesuit. The commitment to Peru, a crazy country in so many ways, is now for me a permanent part of my life.” - Fr. Frank Chamberlain, SJ, 49 years in Peru

The Awajun people, known as aguarunas, are one of the main indigenous tribes of the Amazon jungle. They live on the Maranon River in northern Peru near the border of Ecuador.

realize is that there are people behind every rock. It isn’t just vast expanses of land, it’s tremendous populations with little means of communication or education.

Fr. Emilio Martinez, SJ, presides over mass in the region of Cusco in the south Andes. People bring bottles of water to be blessed during the mass.

Cusco Living at high altitudes and in desert conditions are the Quechua people of Cusco. Working out of a small town called Urcos, Jesuits attend to 30 or 40 outlying small casadios, or collections of houses, mostly along the road but some much less accessible. Today, Jesuits are finding creative ways to respond to the challenges of the poverty of this region. “When you get into the outback and mountains in Peru what you don’t

These people are living a harsh reality, in extremely inhumane, austere conditions with very little hope of alleviating the situation, yet they are indomitable. That says a lot about their spirit. This is one of the best places Jesuits can be because it’s where the need is greatest. We have very dedicated people who have been there for years who have not only learned the language but taken on the hardships. They don’t just preach it, they live it.” - Fr. John Foley, SJ, 34 years in Peru

The Amazon Long before the highway reached the jungle, the first Jesuits entered the Amazon by mule and on foot into the world of the Aguarunas, the natives who live there, crossing almost nonexistent mountain and jungle paths that only the Indians knew existed. Jesuits who were first met with hostility are now known and accepted in almost all of the communities. Formal conversion to Catholicism is slow, but Christian values, the improvement of living conditions, and human rights in general have grown greatly. “The world of indigenous people has helped me realize that ‘civilization’ has robbed us of some wonderful things. The slow motion movement of life in the jungle allows you to see and hear the chords of nature’s symphony that most city people are not even aware exists. The first world would say that these people are the poorest on earth. If money were the means of evaluation, they would be right. In the interior of the jungle they never use it. Sharing and helping one another solves all needs. For God, there are no unimportant people. All are of equal value and he loves all. If God put so much emphasis on the importance of the poor, shouldn’t we who call ourselves companions of his Son, do the same?” - Fr. Patrick Casey, SJ, 41 years in Peru

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V O C AT I O N S

The Jesuit Post: At the Frontier of Faith and Culture Young Jesuits in formation and their more “seasoned” brothers have launched a popular new website/blog about “Jesus, politics, and pop culture.” Two of the founding editors (see photo below) explain what all the buzz is about. ome of our greatest heroes are Jesuit missionaries such as Matteo Ricci and Francis Xavier. They ventured into new frontiers with a zeal born from the Spiritual Exercises and the desire to help souls. The Jesuit Post website is our own modest attempt to emulate our heroes in this digital age. We are diving into the mission territory of the web/social media to reach people, especially young adults in their 20s and 30s, where they are and to spark conversation and community. The Jesuit Post does not “baptize” the culture; rather, it mines, assesses, and reckons with it through an Ignatian lens that tries to see God in all things. In developing our site, we’ve become increasingly aware of one thing: Jesuit formation works. While we’ve had our doubts, we know it’s true. Jesuit formation emphasizes that God is active in the world—everywhere, all the time. It also trains us how to see God acting in our world and to talk about it. Each generation speaks about God in a slightly different language, describes God’s action using slightly different words. Having grown up on MTV, Google, Facebook, and meat-wearing pop icons, we speak some of today’s language. We’ve also experienced God in things as “secular” as Bob Dylan, the Superbowl, and iPads. So, in dreaming up The Jesuit Post, we asked: What if we just come out and name it: God is among us, even in the messiness of the moment. Maybe then we can help our beloved Catholic Church—the same one that taught and healed and fed our hearts and those of our ancestors over millennia—connect and converse with our generation.

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Forming Our Virtual Community When we first began discussing the ideas that would eventually become The Jesuit Post, we were studying philosophy together in Chicago—paying our dues in the long course of Jesuit formation—and our conversations would happen more or less like this: one of us (okay, it was Eric) would make the long walk (okay, it was 3 rooms 6

down the hall) to the other’s room (okay, sometimes it was the snack closet). And, having possessed from childhood the particular talent of being able to avoid the drudgery of useless philosophical abstraction by proposing creative projects, Eric would often Gatling-gun Paddy with ideas. “What can we do to reach out to our peers?!” he would ask. “What about all those other 24-year-olds who, if you believe the hype, are walking away from the Church into the greedy arms of . . . well, what do they even do on Sunday mornings?” Thank God we weren’t alone in asking these questions. Somewhere in the Bronx

By Paddy Gilger, SJ, and Eric Sundrup, SJ

website called Grantland to take on sports and pop-culture from a fresh perspective. But what struck us most is that Simmons got his site off the ground simply by asking his talented friends to work with him. “This is it,” Paddy thought at the time, “this is what we ought to do as brothers in the Lord—band together and use the web to help the Church reach our peers in their own language.” And so we got going. The four of us brainstormed and joked and laughed and prayed and planned. Then we called cool and creative people (and to our superiors) and pitched our ideas. And they said yes. A lot of good people said yes.

The Jesuit Post

Paddy Gilger, SJ, (standing) and Eric Sundrup, SJ, take a break from working on The Jesuit Post (TJP), a new collaboration among young Jesuits to reach out to their peers through the internet and social media. Paddy, TJP’s editor-in-chief, is a Creighton University graduate, an amateur sociologist, and a professional Milwaukee Brewers fan. Eric, an assistant editor at TJP, is a graduate of Xavier University who recently has split his time between Bolivia, Peru, and the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. They are both studying at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley.

our third co-editor, Jim Keane, was already honing his skills as a writer/editor while earning his M.F.A. at Columbia. And, hidden away in a snowy Syracuse novitiate, was our fourth and final co-editor, Sam Sawyer. Despite our distance, we all felt like the Holy Spirit was nudging us along to turn our conversations into actions. Being restless young Jesuits, we didn’t just want to think about it—we wanted to do something. We just didn’t know what. It took until 2011 for the Spirit’s idea to come to fruition. And, like most things, it came in the most unexpected ways. One of us (okay, Paddy) is a relentless follower of ESPN writer Bill Simmons. In March of last year, he launched an exciting new

We are proud to say that The Jesuit Post is live and reaching more people every day. And we are even prouder to say that working with nearly 30 young Jesuits has been exhilarating, partly because none of us is doing this full time (which is half the fun). We’ve taken our interests, the needs of the Church today, a lot of the Holy Spirit’s prodding, added a dash of direction, and ended up with this website. God willing, our outreach will grow and three years from now a whole new set of young Jesuits will be running The Jesuit Post. As Paddy has said: “This is about making sure that it’s relevant to what young people are going through, not what we imagine they’re going through.” n


I N PA R T N E R S H I P

By John Hudec Photograph by Mary Patton, Patton Public Relations

Helping to give others a chance John Hudec is a Cleveland native who has deep roots in Jesuit education. After graduating from St. Ignatius High School and John Carroll University (’72), he went on to open his own successful dental practice, which now has 15 locations across the Cleveland area. Here, John reflects on the life lessons he received from the Jesuits and explains why he continues to support Jesuit works.

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lthough it was the late 1960s, I remember it like yesterday. I was a junior at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, working on a scholarship fundraising drive administered by the students and advised by Fr. Larry Belt, SJ. Not surprisingly, none of us volunteered to take on the toughest tasks. Father Belt pulled me aside and said, “John, this can be a learning experience for you. You can take the easy way out or you can learn about accepting responsibility—and benefit from it in the long run.” I followed his advice, and I’m glad I did, because it taught me a valuable lesson that has carried on throughout my life and the lives of my children. I will be forever grateful to Jesuits like Fr. Belt, who influenced my values and helped make me the person I am today. Following such experiences at St. Ignatius—where all seven (yes, seven!) of my brothers also attended—I had the opportunity to meet other Jesuits who have impacted the way I look at life. Fr. Eugene Hattie, SJ, was one of those men for his work as a missionary in Africa. He has inspired me with his energy, humility, and tireless efforts to give children hope of a better future. There was no question I wanted my children to have similar inspirational experiences through a Jesuit education: four graduated from and my youngest is attending a Jesuit high school, while two went on to John Carroll University, my alma mater. One of my children now teaches and is the assistant director of admissions at Walsh Jesuit High School in Akron, Ohio. For children who haven’t grown up with role models who value education, I

John Hudec enjoys a conversation with Br. Ralph Cordero, SJ, who teaches math at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland. “On behalf of the Jesuits, I’m so grateful for Dr. Hudec and benefactors like him who make our work possible,” says Br. Cordero.

can only imagine how much more a caring school means for their futures. For example, Cristo Rey-Model Schools such as St. Martin de Porres here in Cleveland, and

I’m helping to give other people the same chances I had—to know a Jesuit, to be guided by one, or to be impacted by a Jesuit ministry. the schools being led by Fr. Martin Connell, SJ, in Tanzania, give students living in poverty the opportunity to escape its chains. Further, because they are founded on a work-study model, Cristo Rey Schools not only provide the influence of Jesuits, but also their on-the-job mentors. Currently, four of these students work as interns in my dental office. My greatest hope is that we are helping them learn that someone cares about them and, if they work hard, they can achieve their aspirations—and go on to help others someday as well.

These ministries are doing so much good due in large part to their Jesuit character and those who serve them. And how do the Jesuits who found them become the ministers they are? During their 10 years of formation, they are invited to explore their vocations and are supported through the Society’s “home offices” like the Chicago-Detroit Province. When they are ill or elderly, the Province provides their care. We can all easily come up with 20 charities that need help, but we can’t be everything to everyone. The ones I choose to give to are the ones I know can make a difference. The Jesuits made a difference in my life. By supporting them, I believe I’m helping to give other people the same chances I had—to know a Jesuit, to be guided by one, or to be impacted by a Jesuit ministry. n

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Looking Ahead: Meet the 2012 Ordinands

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Fr. Timothy P. Kesicki, SJ PROVINCIAL

Jeremy Langford D I R E C T O R O F C O M M U N I C AT I ONS

David McNulty P R O V I N C I A L A S S I S TA N T F O R ADVANCEMENT

Communications Team: Alex Kournetas Quentin Maguire Design: Qwurk Communications Contributing Photographers: Br. John Moriconi, SJ Chris Penna Michael Sarnacki

Advancement Offices:

William Blazek, SJ

Tim Freeman, Major Gifts Officer Jeff Smart, Major Gifts Officer

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Parents: William and Carol (Voss) Blazek Siblings: Mary Buckingham, Ann Edgeworth, and John Blazek Fact: Bill previously had a career in the U.S. Army and served in Desert Storm. He is also a board certified physician. Paul Lickteig, SJ Born: August 22, 1974 Parents: Thomas and Mary Jeanne (Dubas) Lickteig Siblings: John, Thomas, Anthony, and Daniel Lickteig Fact: Spent a summer clearing out homes in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

Appeal Challenge to Help Flood Victims in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Gonzaga Primary School and John the Baptist Parish, both Jesuit works in Dar es Salaam, sustained extensive damage from recent tsunami-like floods. An anonymous donor has made a matching gift of $25,000 for rebuilding efforts. Please help the Jesuits make the most of this gift by contributing now. Visit our website at www.jesuits-chgdet.org and click the “Donate” tab at the top.

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