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Loyola publishes Mission Priority Examen report and goals

Photo credit: Alexandria Whitten
October 15, 2020

Loyola’s Office of Mission and Identity announced Oct. 13 that its Mission Priority Examen was endorsed and the university's Jesuit Catholic identity was reaffirmed. The endorsement came from Fr....

Jesuit priest, former Maroon advisor Raymond Schroth passes away at 86

The Rev. Raymond A. Schroth, S.J. sits in his office at Fordham University in March 2017. Schroth served as advisor for The Maroon and a journalism professor at Loyola from 1986 to 1996. Schroth passed away July 1, 2020 at age 86. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Wilson).
July 14, 2020

The Rev. Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., a Jesuit priest, former journalism professor and advisor for The Maroon for 10 years died July 1, at 86 years-old. Schroth is survived by his nephew Kevin Schroth and...

Ignatius Chapel reopens Sunday mass with 45-person limit

A sign on the door to Ignatius Chapel on Loyola's campus on May 17, 2020 references the closure of in-person worship services. The chapel re-opened on May 17 for in-person Sunday mass for the first time since the university's closure back in March. Photo credit: Alexandria Whitten
May 17, 2020

Loyola's Ignatius Chapel held an in-person Sunday mass on May 17 for the first time since the university's closure back in March. The mass was capped at 45 people, 25% of the chapel's maximum capacity...

Rev. Ted Dziak to leave Loyola

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., sits in his office in the Department of Mission and Ministry on March 26, 2018. Dziak announced that he will be gping on a year-long sabbatical as well as resigning from his role as Vice President for Mission and Identity. Photo credit: Jawdat Tinawi Photo credit: Jawdat Tinawi
May 8, 2020

The Rev. Fr. Ted Dziak, S.J. announced his official departure from Loyola after a year-long sabbatical in a Facebook post Thursday.Dziak served as university chaplain and held two prior positions at Loyola...

Loyola moves ministry, worship online

Ignatius Chapel live streamed Mass on Youtube on March 28 after everything moved online because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
April 2, 2020

As Loyola closed campus and moved all classes online in mid-March, one prevalent facet of the community followed suit: The Department of Student Life and Ministry is now offering a number of spiritual...

Archbishop of New Orleans tests positive for COVID-19

Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond speaks at a live-streamed mass in St. Louis Cathedral on March 22, 2020. Aymond announced Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
March 23, 2020

The Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond announced Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, after holding a live-streamed mass on Sunday in St. Louis Cathedral. Aymond, 70, told his fellow...

Jewish students grapple with grief in the face of attacks, holocaust remembrance

Grace Quisenberry, political science junior, holds up her necklace displaying the hebrew symbol
May 6, 2019

On the last day of Passover, exactly six months after the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and four days before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Olivia Dadoun opened her...

Father Ted announces year-long sabbatical

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., sits in his office in the Department of Mission and Ministry on March 26, 2018. Dziak announced that he will be gping on a year-long sabbatical as well as resigning from his role as Vice President for Mission and Identity. Photo credit: Jawdat Tinawi
March 31, 2019

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., announced that he will be taking a year-long sabbatical as well as stepping down as vice president for mission and identity after 10 years in the position. According to Dziak,...

Eight former Loyola priests named in Jesuit sex abuse list

Photo credit: Cristian Orellana
December 7, 2018

Eight Jesuit priests who previously worked at Loyola were named in the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province's list of 42 priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The list,...

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list
November 2, 2018

Two priests who previously worked for Loyola were among the 57 clergy members who the Archdiocese of New Orleans identified as being taken out of ministry due to accusations of sexual abuse of minors. The...

Archdiocese of New Orleans releases clergy report regarding sex abuse

Statue of Jesus stands in front of Marquette Hall on St. Charles Ave. Photo credit: Jacob Meyer
November 2, 2018

On Nov. 2 2018, Archbishop Gregory Aymond released a pastoral letter regarding clergy sex abuse within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Along with the letter, Aymond released a list of "the names of Archdiocesan...

Waldrop takes final vows at Mass of the Holy Spirit

The Rev. Francis Huete, S.J., administers finals vows to The Rev. Gregory Waldrop, S.J., during the Mass of The Holy Spirit on Sept. 6, 2018. Final vows allow for a Jesuit to officially enter the Society of Jesus. Photo credit: Cristian Orellana
September 24, 2018

For almost 500 years, the Society of Jesus has been ordaining men as Jesuits through the tradition of first vows, but only after years of dedication to the order is a Jesuit invited to enter the order...

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