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 [...]
IFTJ 2014 Friday Nov.14-18, 2014 Marriott Gateway Crystal City 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway · Arlington, Virginia 22202 Featuring: Keynote Speakers: Michael Lee, Ismael Moreno Coto, S.J., Marie Dennis Ignatian Family Advocacy Day on Monday, November 17th on Capitol Hill The IFTJ Application is HERE! Important Dates IFTJ Info Meetings: Monday, Sept. 15 & Tuesday, Sept. [...]
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 Ben Stevinson The Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice can best be described as a two day experience of love, happiness, solidarity, and advocacy. It is a time for prayer, reflection, and awareness. It is very easy to feel the solidarity with the incredible people who travel to this conference. I attended the Teach-In last [...]
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 [...]