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Groups Voice Opposition to Planned Parenthood CEO Visit

Conservative and religious groups both on and off campus are raising voices of opposition over the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s announcement that President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Cecile Richards will speak at Georgetown in April. Since the announcement March 3, the Cardinal Newman Society, the Archdiocese of[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Rabbi Harold S. White was the first full-time Jewish chaplain at a U.S. Catholic university, and oversaw the foundation of the PJC.

Rabbi White, 83, Built Jewish Life, Programs

Upon descending the stairs to the second floor of the Intercultural Center, a quaint but easily overlooked sculpture can be observed toward the right wall. The bronze statue depicts a scene in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, in which the titular character embraces his father after returning from a[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News
Georgetown’s Hindu Chaplain Pratima Dharm provided students with religious ceremonies, blessings and counseling during her three-month stay on campus. Dharm resigned this week.

New Hindu Chaplain Resigns

The university’s first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, announced her imminent resignation from her position Jan. 22, citing personal reasons. Dharm, 43, who began working at Georgetown in October, will leave the university Jan. 31 and said she will retire from the U.S. military, where she served as the Army’s first[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - 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
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