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Pedro Arrupe: An Exemplar We Can Relate To

Pedro Arrupe is the Jesuit that I know most about, thanks to Dr. Bergman, social justice exemplar himself. Arrupe’s relationship with God, and his relationship with people, is something that everyone can aspire to. Oftentimes social justice exemplars serve as these sort of out-of-this-world moral standards that are so obviously unachievable by the average person, [...]


CCSJ Weekly Update: Mar. 9 – Mar. 16

Featured Events: Project Homeless Connect Omaha Volunteers are still needed for Project Homeless Connect Omaha. Project Homeless Connect Omaha is in need of about 70 more volunteers during the first shift (8:15 – 11:30 am). Volunteers will assist a homeless guest in filling out a basic in-take form and navigating the guest throughout the process [...]

CCSJ Weekly Update: Feb. 6 – Feb. 13

Featured Events: Love a Mountain: Mountaintop Removal Awareness Larry Gibson, a keeper of the mountains, will be speaking at 7pm on Monday, February 6th in the Harper Auditorium. Larry has lived in West Virginia all his life and has been an activist against the coal industry for more than 20 years. He has been threatened, [...]



CCSJ Weekly Update: Nov. 9 – Nov. 15

Featured Event: CCSJ Live Updates! Are you interested in following the Creighton Delegation to the Ignatian Family Teach-In For Justice this weekend? The group will be blogging and tweeting throughout the weekend. To stay connected with the group Follow the CCSJ on Twitter, Like the CCSJ on Facebook, and RSS the Blog! Events this week: [...]

Presente! – Reflecting back and looking forward to IFTJ

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 [...]



Laura Burke – IFTJ Speech

Laura Burke, a Creighton alum, was asked to give a talk about her experience in El Salvador at the Ignatian Family Teach-In in 2008. Here is an excerpt of that speech: “There I sat, a total stranger to all who had suffered such a hateful death.   I felt a sorrow so deep, it was as though [...]

Letter from California Jesuit Provincial John McGarry

McGarry’s letter is in regards to the implementation of AZ 1070. “In 2006 representatives from around the California Province of the Society of Jesus engaged in a process of communal discernment that identified solidarity with migrants as our top priority for province social ministries, a priority that has also been affirmed by both the 35th [...]

Jesuit Provincials release letter calling on Congress for Immigration Reform

“Dear Members of the Congress of the United States: We, the Provincials of the Society of Jesus in the United States, write to ask that you take immediate action to effect comprehensive immigration reform. Our Roman Catholic religious order sponsors a broad array of works in education, pastoral ministry and social service. Through our ministries, [...]