Post Tagged with: "Ignatius"

Deep Silence Spurs Reflection

How does the whirlwind that is New Student Orientation at Georgetown conclude? Not with cries and cheers, nor with blaring horns. Rather, it concludes in a sustained hush, in great silence. Allow me to recount NSO’s final moments in McDonough Arena this past Tuesday night. The 1,600 new members of[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GRAY: Ignatius’ and Francis’ Exemplary Journeys

GRAY: Ignatius’ and Francis’ Exemplary Journeys

A number of recent retrospective evaluations of Pope Francis and his first year as the leader of the Catholic Church have attempted to discern what the influences of his personality and style of leadership could be. Several observers have suggested that as a Jesuit, Francis inherently reflects that tradition. But[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Teach-In to Explore Faith-Based Topics

A delegation of 21 Georgetown students will attend the 16th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, joining representatives from Jesuit high schools, universities, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and the Ignatian community in Crystal City, Va., this weekend. The first teach-in was held in 1996 after the 1989 murders of six Jesuits in El Salvador because[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Massacre Felt 23 Years Later

On a bright Saturday morning, I sat in the Rose Garden above Centro Monseñor Romero at the Jesuit Universidad Centroamericana in El Salvador. I looked at the roses, imagining what took place that dreadful morning of Nov. 16, 1989 in the upper part of the Jesuit residence at UCA and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Opinion