Post Tagged with: "office of mission and ministry"

EDITORIAL: Church Crisis Demands Introspection

In its efforts to confront the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, Georgetown University has fallen dramatically short by failing to look inward. Georgetown has thus far neglected to take substantive action concerning its relationship to the scandal, failing to acknowledge the crisis’ effects on the university community or revoke[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Editorial
Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Remembered as ‘Spiritual Giant’ and ‘Quiet Leader’

Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Remembered as ‘Spiritual Giant’ and ‘Quiet Leader’

Even at 87 years old, Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., commanded a presence at the pulpit. The pews were packed for his sacred lecture — a Jesuit tradition — in Dahlgren Chapel last month. It was his first public appearance at Georgetown University since he retired as head of the Office[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., a former interim vice president for mission and ministry at Georgetown University and an internationally recognized scholar in Ignatian spirituality, died yesterday from injuries sustained in a car crash in Michigan. Gray first joined Georgetown’s Jesuit community in 2007 under appointment as special assistant to the[Read More…]

Jesuit Martyrs Remembered

University President John J. DeGioia and the Office of Mission and Ministry will host a week of programming, beginning on Monday, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Salvadoran Martyrs, a group of Jesuits and civilians murdered by a government death squad in El Salvador. The 1989 assassinations occurred at[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J., came to Georgetown this fall as the new Roman Catholic Chaplain, replacing Fr. Pat Rogers, S.J.

New Catholic Chaplain Joins GU

The university hired Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J., as its newest Roman Catholic chaplain in July, replacing Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J., who previously served as the director of Catholic chaplaincy, a role that the Office of Mission and Ministry has transformed into two positions. According to Vice President for Mission and[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News - Top

GU Catholic Programs Granted $6.9 Million

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles granted the university $6.9 million to support the development of Catholic programs in the Office of Mission and Ministry, a need-based scholarship for students from Jesuit high schools and greater recruitment and retention of Jesuit faculty members. “Not only will this[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News