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A Day in the Life of a Jesuit

A Day in the Life of a Jesuit

It is Thursday night, and on the eighth floor of Village C West that means open-door night for Fr. David Collins, S.J., the Jesuit-in-Residence. Some students walk in and out; others have pulled up an assortment of chairs to form a circle in the living room. Most have sampled the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
A Day in the Life of a Jesuit

A Day in the Life of a Jesuit

It is Thursday night, and on the eighth floor of Village C West that means open-door night for Fr. David Collins, S.J., the Jesuit-in-Residence. Some students walk in and out; others have pulled up an assortment of chairs to form a circle in the living room. Most have sampled the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Hilltop to Welcome New Jesuit Rector This Summer

Georgetown’s Jesuit community will receive a new a leader on July 31, when Rev. Joseph Lingan, S.J., assumes the position of rector — a position held by Fr. John Langan, S.J., for the past five years. Lingan, the acting president of Gonzaga College High School, a Jesuit school located in[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Campus Community Mourns Death of Jesuit

Campus Community Mourns Death of Jesuit

Fr. John F. Martin, S.J., a beloved member of the Georgetown Jesuit community, died Sunday at a hospice care center at the age of 68. A Jesuit for the last 50 years, Martin originally taught theology at Georgetown from 1974 to 1976. After serving on the Archdiocesan Tribune in Washington,[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Maher: Jesuits Keeping the Hilltop’s Fire Ablaze

Not long ago, the College of Arts and Sciences posted a video about Jesuits at Georgetown on its website. My Jesuit brothers Chris Steck, Matt Carnes, Kevin O’Brien and I were interviewed for this video. At one point in my comments, I mentioned that part of what we Jesuits are[Read More…]

by January 25, 2011 0 comments Opinion

A Higher Calling: Students Seek Jesuit Vocation

Most of their dinner conversations may be ordinary — mulling over the fate of the basketball team, taking stock of their new courses — but once a month this group of male students breaks bread over a weightier topic: the possibility of entering the Jesuit order. The “Barbistes” — named[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Professor Launches Catholics for Equality

As Catholics across the United States continue to debate the legality of gay marriage, Fr. Joseph Palacios, S.J., adjunct professor of sociology, has taken the lead on helping to found Catholics for Equality, a new organization devoted to rallying Catholics in support of gay rights. Palacios, who serves on the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU’s Catholic Identity in Flux

Forty-one years after stepping down as president of Georgetown University, Fr. Gerard Campbell, S.J. still lives in the Jesuit community here, in a spacious third-floor room in Wolfington Hall. At 91, he’s much older now than he was when he led the university from 1965 to 1969, but although he wears a hearing[Read More…]

by September 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Confirming Faith After Haiti

Seven years ago this month, my 15-year-old cousin, Alex, was skiing with six of his classmates in the mountains east of Vancouver, Canada. The young skiers – bright students from a prep school in Calgary – were caught in an avalanche. All of them died. I flew to Alex’s funeral,[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Opinion

On Listening With Enjoyment

A friend told me that she, her husband and her family were to spend time on the Mendocino coast in Northern California, where “it should be very cold and foggy, a refreshing change after D.C.!” This area was the site of her family home, near the church where she was[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 0 comments Opinion