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Jesuit Volunteer Corps offers spiritual opportunities older volunteers

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest has tapped another fountain of talent with the energy, expertise, and time to serve with those living on life’s margins. With approximately 77 million baby boomers headed to retirement, JVC Northwest has tailored its program for college graduates to people 50 years and older in service to their communities through Jesuit Volunteer (JV) EnCorps. Read more

In Memoriam: Fr. Joseph Stocking, SJ

Fr. Joseph Stocking, SJ, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Seattle, Washington.  He entered the Society on August 14, 1954.  He was ordained June 10, 1967 and took final vows on May 14, 1979. Read more

Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ: “The Prize Behind Door Number Three”

When Jesuit Father Scott Santarosa was a kid growing up in Sacramento, California, in the late 1970s, he played Little League, delivered newspapers and rarely watched game shows. But he still understood the mystique of the “prize behind door number three.” The mystery door popularized on the long-running television show “Let’s Make a Deal” is, for him, a powerful metaphor for the greatest gift of his Jesuit vocation. And it all began in a high school Spanish class. Read more