Post Tagged with: "Fr. Kevin O’Brien"

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., Joins Santa Clara University

Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J., (CAS ’88) will leave Georgetown to become dean of the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University at the end of this year, according to a campus-wide email sent by President John J. DeGioia. O’Brien will start at Santa[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News
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At the memorial service held Wednesday in Dahlgren Chapel, students, family and friends remembered and celebrated the life of Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., including his extensive work for his students, veterans and members of the disabled community in the United States.

Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., Remembered for Boundless Passion

When he was not inspiring meaningful conversation in his students, pursuing his passion for baking or empowering the disabled, Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., would give loud and friendly greetings to any passerby, stranger and friend alike. “How are you, my friend?” he would exclaim, forcing all who passed him to[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Protesters gathered to mourn the passing of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager from Ohio

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12 – Jan. 16 include a transgender rights protest in memory of Leelah Alcorn, a women’s basketball 69-61 victory over Providence on Saturday, a presentation by Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. on human dignity issues and more. View More Galleries

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized
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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
O’BRIEN: For MLK and Ignatius, Dreams Ignite Change

O’BRIEN: For MLK and Ignatius, Dreams Ignite Change

Tomorrow the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. About a quarter million people — including members of the Georgetown community — congregated on the National Mall in 1963 for what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called “the greatest demonstration for freedom[Read More…]

by August 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion
O’BRIEN: New Pope a True Jesuit

O’BRIEN: New Pope a True Jesuit

Yesterday, for a few moments, the world fell silent. About an hour after the white smoke appeared above St. Peter’s Square, inciting the crowds to cheer and chant, the new pope, Saint Francis I, stepped out on the balcony to thunderous applause. After a few words of thanks and prayer[Read More…]

by March 14, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Week Celebrates Jesuit Heritage

This week, it will not be uncommon to see a Jesuit spiking a volleyball in Yates Field House, playing guitar in McNeir Auditorium or leading a Hindu worship service. These happenings are among the events of the 13th annual Jesuit Heritage Week, a celebration honoring the Jesuit tradition at Georgetown that began with an[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

O’Brien Holds Prayer at Biden Swearing-In

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (C ’88), led a prayer at Vice President Joe Biden’s swearing in ceremony Sunday. O’Brien, Georgetown’s vice president for mission and ministry, recited the prayer before Biden took his oath at the U.S. Naval Observatory. Justice Sonia Sotomayor administered the oath of office at around 8:20 a.m. O’Brien[Read More…]

by January 20, 2013 0 comments City News, News
O’Brien: Vatican II Legacy Felt 50 Years Later

O’Brien: Vatican II Legacy Felt 50 Years Later

At a university, ideas matter. Here on the Hilltop, we have the privilege of learning about and wrestling with ideas that have percolated across the ages. We do this in conversation with great thinkers of the past and fellow students and teachers of the present. In this community of scholars,[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Dahlgren Renovation On Track, Seeking Donors

Dahlgren Renovation On Track, Seeking Donors

While outside renovations to Dahlgren Chapel are on schedule for a fall 2012 completion, planned interior renovations cannot begin until the university raises over $1 million in additional funds, according to Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. O’Brien and representatives from Kerns Group Architects updated the[Read More…]

by May 5, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News