Tag Archives: Peace

Life in Post Graduation Missioning: Speech by Erica Reist

Of course, I first want to congratulate you all, for a lot of things – congratulations for four incredible years at an outstanding University, for giving of your heart and your mind to this place and for leaving your mark on Creighton, for making a commitment to wherever you will be serving and living next [...]


Upcoming Events: Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Annual Recption and Silent Auction

Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty On Thursday, September 26th, from 7-7:30pm, in the Harper Center Auditorium, Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty will have its Annual Reception and Silent Auction. The night will include keynote speaker Bud Welch Coward whose daughter, Julie, was killed in the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building [...]



63 Years Ago Today: President Truman Announces the Development of the H-bomb

Today is a cause for remembrance and reflection on peace in our country. On January 31, 1950–63 years ago today–President Truman announced his intention to support the creation of a hydrogen bomb, which is speculated to be hundreds of times more powerful than the nuclear bombs that had been dropped on Japan only 5 years [...]

A ‘Radical’ State of Mind

“We haven’t scared any of you off yet, right?” Well gosh, I thought, are we supposed to be scared? This was soon followed up with an explanation of what Kelly meant by scary: Radical. Now, the word radical, for me, can have many different meanings. I remember when my little brother was going through a [...]

Sage and fellow Spring Break Service Trippers 2012

Marching To Celebrate While Raising Awareness

The Selma to Montgomery march was a fifty-four mile march to the capital (in Montgomery) during the civil rights era. On my service trip I was able to participate in a re-enactment of this march. The atmosphere was amazing; people who were full of passion and a love for justice surrounded me. It was a [...]

Peace: Stop The Violence In Syria

Well over 6,500 Syrians are reported to have been killed and many more have been injured since largely peaceful protests began in Syria in mid-March 2011. As documented in a new Amnesty International report, the scale of torture and ill-treatment by security forces, army and pro-government armed gangs has risen to a level not witnessed [...]


Pax Christi USA Faithful Security Pope Benedict Pleads for an end of War US Bishops Agree to Meet with Catholic Members of Congress on Iraq War Institute for Peace and Justice Maryknoll: the U.S. Catholic Mission Movement Nebraskans for Peace U.S. Catholic Bishops call for peace and offer resources Jesuit Provincials’ letter to President Bush [...]

Ignatian Solidarity Network June Newsletter

Come join over 1200 Ignatian leaders as we gather for this year’s Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, Nov 12-14, 2011. This year’s theme is: “The Gritty Reality: Feel It, Think It, Engage It, ” taken from Rev. Peter Hans Kolvenbach’s quote. “Students, in the course of their formation, must let the gritty reality of this [...]

Sara Brabec – Oakland, CA

CU ’08 Alumnus Sara Brabec volunteered post-grad with Dominican Volunteers USA in Oakland, CA. “My time as a volunteer was enriching and challenging, both in ways I had anticipated and ways I couldn’t have imagined. I developed relationships within my living community and neighborhood that I had not anticipated. I learned to do new things [...]