A new Superior General for the Jesuits Worldwide

10-23-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

"The 36th General Congregation has elected Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, of the Jesuit Province of Venezuela as Superior General.

Father Sosa was born in Caracas, Venezuela on 12 November 1948. Until his election, Father Sosa has been Delegate for Interprovincial Houses of the Society in Rome, as well as serving on the General Council as a Counsellor. He obtained a licentiate in philosophy from l'Università Cattolica Andrés Bello in 1972. He later obtained a doctorate in Political Science from l'Università Centrale del Venezuela, in 1990. He speaks Spanish, Italian, English, and understands French.

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Receiving Holy Communion

10-09-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

I would like to take the opportunity to remind the congregation as to how we are to receive Holy Communion. The directives I offer are based on the guidelines contained in the General Instruction on the Roman Missal (GIRM). Though you may see people doing things differently, or practices that are different in other parishes, these directives are how we are to receive Holy Communion in this Diocese.

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