Tag Archives: Ignatian Spirituality


Words of Wisdom: Dr. Roger Bergman

I often tell my Creighton friends that if I had time to take extra majors beyond my double-major in journalism and theology, I would probably tack on a psychology major, along with justice and society, English, and social work. I’m kind of a dork. The beauty of my theology major is that it gave me [...]

Dr. Roger Bergman of the Justice and Peace Studies Department.

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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, [...]



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CCSJ Weekly Update: Mar. 16 – Mar. 25

Featured Events: Using Water Wisely- Green Bag Lunch and Learn The Creighton University Sustainability Council’s Green Bag Lunch and Learn Series presents: “Making a Habit to Use Water Wisely” on Thursday, March 22 from 12:30-1:30 pm in the CCSJ (Harper Center, Room 2067). This lunch features a conversation with Dave DeBoer (Metropolitan Utilities District) and [...]


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 [...]

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Ignatian Discernment Retreat

OPEN TO ALL!   Ignatian Discernment Retreat with Michael Rossmann, S.J. and Paul J. Coelho, S.J. When:  Saturday, March 17, 2012 9:00am – 6:00pm Where: Creighton University, Harper Center, Center for Service and Justice What: We have no choice about making choices. While life typically affords us a variety of options to decide from, deciding [...]


CCSJ Posters from “All Things Ignatian”

On February 2nd, the Center for Service and Justice participated in the “All Things Ignatian” poster presentation. You can find all of the 2012 posters presented here: http://www.creighton.edu/allthingsignatian/ This poster presentation seeks concrete examples of innovative programs and projects that draw upon and manifest Ignatian values in action. 89 posters presented by faculty, staff, administrators, and [...]

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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: [...]

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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 [...]