Post Tagged with: "society of jesus"

SCHENDEN: Leaving a Transcendent Legacy

SCHENDEN: Leaving a Transcendent Legacy

In Robert Bolt’s play “A Man for All Seasons,” there’s a brief but brilliant exchange between Sir Thomas More, lord chancellor of England under Henry VIII, and Richard Rich, a bright and talented young man trying to make a name for himself in the world. Rich is unsure of himself[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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
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Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., spoke at a lecture marking the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus.

Jesuit Restoration Anniversary Kicks Off Lecture Series

Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., delivered a lecture in Dahlgren Chapel to mark the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus on Thursday afternoon. Padberg delineated the history and evolution of the Jesuit community in the United States, and highlighted how the suppression of the Jesuits impacted[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

For DeGioia’s Legacy, Faith Above Politics

The purpose of a Catholic and Jesuit education is perhaps best summarized by the words etched upon the entrance of Lauinger Library: “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). The search for truth is the root principle of a Catholic and Jesuit education[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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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
A Name to Match Our Mission

A Name to Match Our Mission

Our campus hearkens back to the past with the towering elegance of Healy Hall but also looks to the future with the sophisticated design of Regents. By opening a new residence hall on campus, we are perpetuating this relationship between the past and the future. This new campus landmark will[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Jesuits Optimistic as Numbers Decline

As the number of Jesuits decreases at universities across the country, many institutions are renewing their focus on the Jesuit identity and developing innovative ways to maintain Jesuit culture — the Hilltop included. The New York Times reported that the number of Jesuits has fallen by 70 percent since 1954[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized

A Catholic University

Look closely at the university seal the next time you tip-toe around the mosaic as you go into Healy Hall. You might be surprised how much of Georgetown – past, present and future – is embodied in the symbol.   You will notice in the left hand of the eagle[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion