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OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

OSTERTAG: I Thought I Was A Planner. Then I Went to France

I’m a planner. I always have — or hope to have — a plan for where I’ll be at a specific time and place. Throughout last year, 10 days — July 13 through July 22 — were marked off in bold, red letters: pilgrimage in France. As I returned home[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SCHENDEN: Life as Pilgrimage

SCHENDEN: Life as Pilgrimage

Last weekend, the Catholic Ministry hosted our Loyola retreat for first-year students at the Calcagnini Contemplative Center, Georgetown’s retreat center in Bluemont, Va. The Loyola program serves as the first in a four-year series of retreats — Loyola, Montserrat, Manresa and La Storta — named for key moments in the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

SCHENDEN: Inspired Reflection Through Pilgrimage

In every epoch, culture and faith tradition, there have been tales of and from the road: Odysseus’ journey to return to Ithaca from the Trojan War, Jesus’ quest to his destiny in Jerusalem, the Prophet Muhammad’s trek from Mecca to Medina, Jack Kerouac’s American sojourn “On the Road,” even the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GRAY: Ignatius’ and Francis’ Exemplary Journeys

GRAY: Ignatius’ and Francis’ Exemplary Journeys

A number of recent retrospective evaluations of Pope Francis and his first year as the leader of the Catholic Church have attempted to discern what the influences of his personality and style of leadership could be. Several observers have suggested that as a Jesuit, Francis inherently reflects that tradition. But[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Students Revel in World Youth Day Celebrations

This summer, five students joined thousands of their peers from around the globe at World Youth Day in Spain to celebrate their Catholic faith. Accompanied by Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J., the group prefaced the event with a 10-day Magis pilgrimage across the Spanish countryside. Sponsored by the Jesuits of Spain,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments News