This past weekend, I was blessed to be able to make a 20 hour bus ride to Washington D.C. with 58 other members of the Creighton community to participate in the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ). This was my second experience with the IFTJ and it is an event that has been very impactful [...]
On February 5, we commemorate the death of Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Looking back at my Creighton experience, I see how we live out his famous words of “men and women for others” in every part of my collegiate life. From classes, my time in the CCSJ and all of my extra activities, I see Pedro [...]
Join over 1,200 Ignatian inspired leaders in Washington D.C. for the 16th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.
This year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ) is right around the corner and the IFTJ core team is hard at work planning for Creighton’s annual trip there in November. IFTJ is a weekend promoting social justice and advocacy sponsored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. If you are passionate about making a difference and want [...]
56 Creighton students attended the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington D.C. the weekend of November 12th, and 13th. The Creighton delegation joined other Jesuit schools to discuss and find ways to work together for social change. There were keynote speakers, break out sessions, and a beautiful mass. As a way to make the ideals [...]
Two Creighton Students, Christine Bolas and Claire Bowens, share their experiences of receiving invitations at the Ignatian Family Teach-In For Justice 2011. They both share how they received, and acted upon, invitations to take their service experiences to a deeper level.
By: Hannah O’Keefe Every experience that I have had thus far with Creighton’s CCSJ reinforces one basic idea: when it comes to service and justice, Creighton gets it. This year will mark my third trip to the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s Family Teach-In, and I could not be more excited, not only to be going, but [...]
By: Tim Nendick Presente! That’s the key image of IFTJ for me. My first experience on IFTJ, after a frantic 24 hours on a bus (I only got a spot hours prior) to an unfamiliar destination, started with Susan Haarman telling us “shout present with your life!” That is the core of the IFTJ experience [...]
Roselle AgdipaHello there! I’m a Sophomore Social Work major with a Legal Studies minor on the Pre-Law track. I’m from half-way across the country, San Jose, California. This year I will be living in the Cortina community and will happily hike the stairs to the top floor as long as I get to experience the [...]
Jesuit/Salvadoran Martyrs School of the Americas Watch J.U.S.T.I.C.E. (Jesuit University and College Students Concerned with Empowerment) Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J.’s 1982 Commencement Address at Santa Clara University