Post Tagged with: "jesuit"

Campus Mourns Death of Fr. Madden

Members of the campus community paid their respects in a funeral liturgy June 4 for Fr. Lawrence Madden, S.J., a professor of theology and former pastor of Holy Trinity parish who died May 29. Madden was found dead in his room in Wolfington Hall at the age of 78. “He[Read More…]

by June 10, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Growing Pains: At GU, There’s Room to Improve

Through my last two years as vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association and in an assortment of other roles in offices across campus, I’ve gotten an inside look into how Georgetown functions both as a university and as a business. I’ve seen Georgetown engage in capital campaigns, build[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

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 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