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An Ignatian Education

Walsh Jesuit High School: What distinguishes a high school as belonging to the Jesuit mission?

From Worldly Cavalier to Limping Pilgrim to Spiritual Leader

May 20, 2021—the 500th anniversary of the date a cannonball hit Iñigo de Loyola and forever changed his life—the Society of Jesus and the Ignatian family will start a worldwide celebration: the Ignatian Year. This jubilee will include March 12, 2022, (the 400th anniversary of the canonization of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Francis Xavier), and end with St. Ignatius’s feast day on July 31, 2022. Father Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, has said, “It is my hope and desire that we can work together among the entire Ignatian family to celebrate this year, rediscover our roots, and thus renew ourselves and our outlook to the world.”

In Memoriam: Fr. Paul B. Steinmetz, SJ

Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life Fr. Paul B. Steinmetz, SJ, who died on April 14, 2021, at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 92 years old. May he rest in peace.

In Memoriam: Fr. Philip F. Dreckman, SJ

Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Philip F. Dreckman, SJ, who died on March 25, 2021, at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 92 years old. May he rest in peace

Online Holy Week Series from the Holy Land

Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem is presenting an online Holy Week Series with presentations and reflections that mark the significance of each day of Holy Week according to various traditions of the Christian churches of the Holy Land.

Undergrad and incarcerated students are learning side-by-side at Marquette. The result is transformative.

By MegAnne Liebsch “You can’t empathize with somebody else if you’re not looking at them in a human way,” says Mahmood Watkins. “You can’t empathize with people who’ve been incarcerated, or are incarcerated, if you’re not looking at them as human beings.” Empathy and encounter are guiding principles in Watkins’s classroom, which brings together students …

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