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The Gregorian University Foundation Honors Peggy Hassett
With The 2014 William R. Grant Award




The Board of Trustees of The Gregorian University Foundation honored Margaret Brennan Hassett with the 2014 William R. Grant Award for Exceptionally Generous Leadership. Read More



2014 Grant Award Honoree Peggy Hassett (center),
with her husband John Kehoe to her right,
and Gregorian University President Rev. Alan Fogarty, S.J.
  

 

 

Pope Francis Celebrates Special Liturgy To Mark the 200th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus



Click on the picture or headline above to read the Pope's homily and see more photos of this special liturgy.

 

 

Gregorian Alumnus & Professor Rev. Robert Geisinger, S.J., Named Promoter of Justice for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Fr. Geisinger was formerly Procurator General of the Society.

  Rev. Arturo Sosa, S.J., Named Delegate of Fr. General for the Interprovincial Houses, including The Gregorian University Consortium & Foundations (From left: Fr. Sosa, Fr. General Adolfo Nicolás, former delegate, Fr. Joseph Daoust, SJ.)

 

 

Gregorian Alumnus Bishop Blase Cupich Named Archbishop Of Chicago (from AMERICA magazine)

  Gregorian Alumnus Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, receives honorary degree from Georgetown

 

 

JANE MICUCCI RAINIS, Requiescat in Pace

Jane Micucci Rainis, wife of Eugene Rainis, Chairman of the Gregorian University Foundation, passed away on Steptember 12, 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 73.

 

Born in Jersey City, she lived in Staten Island, NY and Randolph, NJ before moving to Mendham, NJ, 40 years ago. She also maintained residences in York Harbor, ME and Palm City, FL.

 

Jane was an accomplished author. She was awarded a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from the College of St. Elizabeth. She received her doctorate from Drew University in 2012. She served on the Boards of Drew University and the College of St. Elizabeth. She also served on the Board of the Library Foundation of Martin County, FL. She was an active equestrienne and a competetive dressage rider. Jane was an authority on the American author Willa Cather. She presented scholary papers on Ms. Cather's works in the United States and in Europe.

 

She is survived by her husband Eugene Rainis, two sons; Mark Rainis (Amy) of Palm City, FL and David Rainis (Melissa) of Mendham, NJ, one daughter Ellen Rainis Peters (Rev. Michael) of the Villages, FL, one brother, Nicholas Micucci of Deal, NJ and one sister Mary Beth Micucci Savage of Maywood, NJ. She is also survived by her four cherished grandchildren, Alexandra, Victoria, Molly and Nathaniel Rainis.

 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, September 17 & 18 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Funeral Liturgy Friday 11am at St. Joseph Church, Mendham. Interment private. (More details and directions can be found on the Bailey Funeral Homes website.)

 

For those desiring, donations to the Gregorian University Foundation, New York, NY or the College of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ in her memory, would be appreciated.

 
Jane and Gene Rainis
in Jerusalem on a Gregorian University Foundation trip
in November 2011

 

 



The Gregorian University Consortium Special Papal Audience on April 10, 2014

Rev. Alan J. Fogarty, S.J., President of the Foundation and Trustees William Frank, Peggy Hassett,
Dr. Charles Peter, and Ellen Shafer attended Pope Francis' Special Audience for the entire community
of the Gregorian University Consortium. Please click here for the Pope's remarks.

 

 

 

 

2013 Colloquium & Papal Audience Slideshows

 

 

2013 COLLOQUIUM:
The Gregorian University Foundation visits the Biblical Institute,
the Oriental Institute and the Gregorian University
in Rome in October 2013




PAPAL AUDIENCE:
Colloquium Guests Attend the General Audience of Pope Francis
on October 30, 2013 in St. Peter's Square



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

La Gregoriana — Walking With The Church

The latest issue of La Gregoriana, the information journal of the Pontifical Gregorian University, is available online in English (CLICK HERE).

 

 

In this issue:

 

 

"Re-reading Trent and Vatican II" by Fr. John W. O'Malley, S.J.

 

 

"The Cry of Peace – Testimonies" by Paolo Pegoraro
The Vigil of prayer for peace called by Pope Francis on September 7, 2013
also involved our university community

 

 

"The Virtuous Circle of Theology" – Interview with Fr. Dariusz Kowalczyk, S.J.,
new Dean of the Faculty of Theology

 

 

"Facing the Challenges of a Changing World" – Interview with Fr. Lloyd Baugh, S.J., Dean of Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 VIDEO: At the Service of the Universal Church
 
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Video Produced By:
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Communications
at the Gregorian University
Centre Director: Rev. Augustine Savarimuthu, S.J.

Music:
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, Movement 2
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 2, Movement 1
Performed by The Canadian Chamber Orchestra of New York City
Pianist & Conductor: Justin Bischof

 

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