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Jesuits Celebrate 15th Annual Heritage Week

Jesuits Celebrate 15th Annual Heritage Week

Jesuit Heritage Week, the 15th annual university event that celebrates the work and spirituality of the Society of Jesus, began Sunday evening with an opening Mass in Gaston Hall and will continue through Saturday, Jan. 31. The Office of Mission and Ministry sponsors this event, which happens throughout the final[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J., came to Georgetown this fall as the new Roman Catholic Chaplain, replacing Fr. Pat Rogers, S.J.

New Catholic Chaplain Joins GU

The university hired Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J., as its newest Roman Catholic chaplain in July, replacing Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J., who previously served as the director of Catholic chaplaincy, a role that the Office of Mission and Ministry has transformed into two positions. According to Vice President for Mission and[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News - Top
Dharm is Georgetown’s first Hindu Chaplain.

1st Hindu Chaplain Talks Goals

Pratima Dharm, former army captain and chaplain, recently began her work as Georgetown’s first Hindu chaplain. She joins the existing Campus Ministry staff of Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox and Protestant chaplains. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. How do you think your experience in the military will[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Hindu Chaplain Hired

Georgetown will welcome its first Hindu chaplain, army captain and chaplain Pratima Dharm, in October. After Dharm retires from active duty, she will begin working part time with students, professors and the Office of Mission and Ministry. Dharm currently serves as the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army and[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J., the director of Catholic chaplaincy, will leave Georgetown in June to enter the Jesuit tertianship program.

After 9 Years, Rogers Moves On

Each year, a few hundred students venture into the mountains to reflect, bond and sing songs as part of the ESCAPE retreat. After nine years at Georgetown, the man largely responsible for shaping the retreat into its current success, Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J., will depart to enter the tertianship program[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Mass That Showed Me the Way

“You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.” The first time I entered Lauinger Library, I had no idea that this Latin phrase, Cognoscetis veritatem et veritas liberavit, loomed overhead. Ever-present, these words remind us of one of higher education’s greatest purposes: to help eager young[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Muslim and Hindu Students Engage in Dialogue

Georgetown Campus Ministry hosted an interfaith dialogue jointly sponsored by the Muslim and Hindu Student Associations on Wednesday night in Makom. Now in its third year, the event has helped students open up to the discussion of differing religious views, according to former President of the Interfaith Student Association Aamir Hussain (COL ’14). “People didn’t know[Read More…]

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Welcoming LGBTQ Students to Ministry

Georgetown takes pride in welcoming students from different backgrounds onto its campus each year. We offer concern for all of our students and promise a small “C” catholic understanding of how to live. As a top-tier Catholic institution, Georgetown captures an inclusive vision for Catholic spirituality. Georgetown has long been[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Opinion
LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

In the back of Mark Regnerus’ lecture on “the mating market” Thursday night sat a small but readily visible group of students wearing GU Pride T-shirts and holding rainbow flags. The group, representatives of Georgetown’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally community, attended the event, which was[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Taking Pride and Joy in Catholic Identity

In his book, “Idea of a University,” Cardinal John Henry Newman states that “the human spirit must be cultivated in such a way that there results a growth in its ability to wonder, to understand, to contemplate, to make personal judgments and to develop a religious, moral and social sense.”[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Opinion