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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
Mulledy Hall, whose name retention has sparked controversy, is one of the components of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured.

Group to Address Slavery, Memory

In response to the recent dialogue sparked by the naming of Mulledy Hall, University President John J. DeGioia has charged a working group of faculty, students and alumni to discuss the memorialization of the history of Jesuit slaveholding at Georgetown. The Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation announced that[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

For more than two decades, churchgoers at Dahlgren Chapel have prayed under an iron cross that accompanied the voyage of the first settlers from England to Maryland in 1634. When Pope Francis conducts his first service at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception next Wednesday, the same cross will[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Expression, Untrammeled

Expression, Untrammeled

As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled to[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top