University to Host 75th Anniversary of New England Province July 29-31

University to Host 75th Anniversary of New England Province July 29-31

Two hundred Jesuits will gather at Boston College from July 29 through 31, the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the New England Province. The celebration will include prayer and discussion on the apostolic future of the New England Province.

Members of the New England Province who have had ties to Boston College include: former Law School Dean Robert Drinan, SJ, the first priest elected to the United States House of Representatives; Rev. Richard Cleary, SJ, a former provincial of the New England Jesuits who served as University chaplain from 1989 to 2000; and the late Rev. Michael Walsh, SJ, president of Boston College from 1958-68.

-Sean Smith

 

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