Post Tagged with: "jesuit"

A Lesson in Hope In Becraft’s Story

If you make your way up to Holy Rood Cemetery on Wisconsin Avenue and climb toward the ridge, you will see a tree stump off to your left, set back 20 yards from the path. Peering at several small gravestones closely, you can barely make out the wind- and rain-softened[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Rising Prices, Failing Values

For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of coming to Georgetown. After being turned away my senior year of high school, I applied again and was accepted as a sophomore transfer student. Almost immediately after the shock and excitement of receiving my letter had passed, my heart[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Deep Silence Spurs Reflection

How does the whirlwind that is New Student Orientation at Georgetown conclude? Not with cries and cheers, nor with blaring horns. Rather, it concludes in a sustained hush, in great silence. Allow me to recount NSO’s final moments in McDonough Arena this past Tuesday night. The 1,600 new members of[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Jinwoo ChongThe Hoya

The Journey in Learning and Faith

I first left the Hilltop when I graduated in 1988. Leaving Georgetown a second time is even harder. Revisiting places made holy by our time together helps us to say goodbye. Join me then for one final walk around campus. We begin in the graveyard. Here lie Jesuits who first[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Georgetown to Host 2017 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference

Georgetown will host the 20th annual National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, an annual meeting of student leaders from the 28 Jesuit universities in the United States, next summer. The five-day event will last from July 19 to 23, 2017 and will include keynote speeches, breakout sessions and presentations from dozens[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (CAS ’88), after serving as Georgetown’s vice president for mission and ministry, will transfer to Santa Clara.

After Eight Years, O’Brien Transfers to Santa Clara

The Jesuit vow of obedience has been a powerful force in the career of Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. (CAS ’88). After eight years as a member of Georgetown’s faculty, the same call to service that brought O’Brien to Georgetown will bring him to Santa[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

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
Engage With Our History

Engage With Our History

For all the talk of Jesuit values, Jesuit traditions and Jesuit heritage that can be heard almost daily on this campus, many students still lack a substantial education of the history and practices of all three counts. In order to fully understand Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit past, it is necessary[Read More…]

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
Justice Can’t Wait for Working Groups

Justice Can’t Wait for Working Groups

Here are a couple serious questions for the newly minted Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation: What new information could possibly come to light on the nature of slavery that will change what we already know about Mulledy Hall? Why should changing this building’s shameful name be delayed? Any[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top