JUNE 2014 e-news: Social-International Ministries FAITH-JUSTICE (NEW) Jesuit Alumni Letter in Support of Immigration Reform: Join Jesuit high school and university alumni expressing support for comprehensive immigration reform to fellow Jesuit alumni serving in the U.S. House of Representatives (currently 44 members out 435). Click here to learn more about this opportunity organized by the [...]
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 [...]
Save the Date (December 10): Pope Francis to initiate a global effort to combat hunger. On that day, Pope Francis will launch the One Human Family, Food for All campaign as parishes, schools and communities initiate a wave by prayer starting at noon in each time zone across the world. Please mark your calendars for [...]
Faith-Justice Time is now for humane immigration advocacy: With the fiscal crisis behind us, the House needs to act soon on immigration or momentum will stall with the run-up to the 2014 elections. In short, NOW is our time to express support for comprehensive, family-based reform with an achievable pathway to citizenship. On Monday, November [...]
On May 13th, the Jesuit Provincials of the United States sent letters to Members of Congress, the Senate and President Obama reiterating their call for just, humane and comprehensive immigration reform.
As part of Creighton University’s commencement activities, we commissioned 50 students who will be participating in post-graduate volunteer work or who are entering a religious order. Thank you to everyone who came out to support these students. More pictures can be found on Facebook or on our flickr page!
With an ongoing civil war that has displaced more than 5 million people, Colombia continues to suffer the largest displacement and humanitarian crisis in the world today. Over half a million Colombians have also fled Colombia’s borders to neighboring countries. Last year alone at least 118,000 people were newly displaced. This conflict disproportionately displaces poor [...]
Catholic Social Teaching Meets Wall Street Friday, April 20th 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Center for Service and Justice (Harper 2067) All are welcome to a discussion in the Creighton Center for Service and Justice (Harper 2067) on Catholic Social Teaching and socially responsible investing with Dr. Tom Kelly and Michael Rossmann, SJ. This article [...]
Solidarity Lecture Series When the Gospel Grows Feet: Rutilio Grande and the Church of El Salvador Harper Center, Room 3029 Wednesday, February 15, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Professor Thomas Kelly, an Associate Professor in the Theology department will be speaking about his current research on Rutilio Grande S.J. as part of the Solidarity Lecture Series. Rutilio [...]
The Gritty Reality was the theme of the 2011 Ignatian Family Teach-In which drew over 1100 to Georgetown University Nov 12-14. The theme is attributed from a line in Fr. Kolvenbach’s Santa Clara address which described a faith-justice pedagogy which brings students into direct contact with those who are suffering and broken. Through this education [...]