A recent PBS video shows how five young women came together for a year to serve people in their local community through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. It’s a story not only of service but of spiritual growth and awakening. Find out if the JVC is right for you.
Creighton philosophy professor, Ross Romero, SJ, recently published Without the Least Tremor, an examination of the death of Socrates, which views his death as not simply an execution, but also as a sacrificial act.
Superior General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ, recently met in El Salvador with Jesuit provincials from the U.S., Canada and Latin America. And in both large group gatherings and more intimate meetings, the Jesuit leader was quick to deliver the same message: Jesuits need to be vigilantly dedicated to and prepared for mission and faithfully committed to building the kingdom of God.
The Jesuit-sponsored Alum Service Corps announced today that 16 young men and women will commit a year of service to six Jesuit schools of the U.S. Central and Southern (UCS) Province of the Society of Jesus.
In his new book, What Would Pope Francis Do?, Sean Salai, SJ, uses six themes from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium to explore how each of us is called to live a life of faith and encounter.
Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola, one of Puerto Rico’s premiere academic institutions, hosted the USA Central and Southern Province High School Leadership Group meeting in February. The visit was the group’s first look at the school since the former Puerto Rico Region joined the province in December 2014.
Like many on the verge of retirement, Mark Neilsen wondered what he would do with his time once he stopped working. The Ignatian Volunteer Corps offered space to investigate what God might have in store for him at this new stage of life. He has found a grace-filled integration of spirituality and service.
Provincial Superior Ronald Mercier, SJ, on March 7 appointed Fr. Flavio I. Bravo, SJ, as president of Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Together with the school’s board of directors, Fr. Bravo will provide leadership to ensure the excellence of the school’s academic programs and the advancement of its Jesuit Catholic mission.
When Jesuits in the U.S. and Canada want to develop greater corporate responsibility, they turn to dialogue rather than divestment. The Jesuit Committee on Investment Responsibility is one tool to achieve real change.