Creighton Jesuits Fr. Bert Thelen and Fr. Don Doll have also visited Guarjila to be with their classmate, Jon Cortina, S.J., who received an honorary degree from Creighton in May 2003. They recently attended his funeral in San Salvador in 2006. The sophomore service, faith, and justice community in McGloin Hall is named after Fr. Cortina (the “Cortina Community“).
John Giuliano has lived in El Salvador since 1984 and has a strong relationship with Creighton University. Creighton graduates Dan Justin and Holly Fuller, as well as CCSJ Director Maria Teresa Gaston’s son Philip, have spent entire summers living in Guarjila. CCSJ Associate Director Ken Reed-Bouley spent two weeks in Guarjila with his wife and two daughters.
Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J.’s 1982 Commencement Address at Santa Clara University