What We Do
Justice and Ecology

The Office works to educate and inform legislators, public officials and corporations on issues of importance affecting the Jesuit mission and Catholic faith. The Office also advocates by increasing awareness and engaging the Jesuit network of educational and pastoral ministries on issues such as immigration and economic, criminal, juvenile and environmental justice.

When necessary, the Office intercedes on behalf of international Jesuits and lay colleagues whose lives and ministries have been threatened by war or violence.


Fr. Sean Michaelson, SJ
Interim Secretary

Kristen Lionetti
Policy Director

Matt Cuff
Senior Policy Advisor

Cecilia Calvo
Senior Advisor on
Environmental Justice

Since St. Ignatius bought a printing press in 1556, the Jesuits have been involved in communications. Today the Society of Jesus publishes a number of award-winning journals and publications. Click below to access our latest issues.

America 8/21/17

America 8/7/17

America 7/24/17

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Manresa Jesuit Retreat House
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, located north of Detroit in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., offers retreatants a respite from the city on its 37–acre campus with almost 50,000 trees.