At the end of high school, Akol Arop was offered ten full-ride basketball scholarships to NCAA Division I schools.
Subject Area: Jesuits Magazine
Avocation to the Society of Jesus is unique. Saint Ignatius of Loyola set out to create a religious order that was different than the monastic and mendicant orders of his time.
Midwest Jesuit Fr. John O’Malley taught his final history class at Georgetown University.
When representatives from Cristo Rey came to my Catholic grade school, I knew right away. They said they had a 100 percent graduation rate, and that really caught my attention. I double-checked with a guy in my neighborhood who was a senior there, and he told me it was true and gave me some good advice. After I visited, I knew it was the place for me.
Introducing the 2020 Novices.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola had many things to say about leadership, so it’s not hard to imagine why Jesuit-educated people of faith take those lessons and apply them to leadership roles within the broader Church; nor is it hard to imagine that Jesuit-educated people of faith would contribute their talent to institutions working Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, for the greater glory of God. John Liston, executive director of Serra International and a Loyola University Chicago law graduate, has dedicated his life to his work int he promotion of vocations. Liston says, “I rely on the theological under pinning sinter woven into my education in the law.
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Ongoing Formation in Ignatian Spirituality and Leadership
The Jesuit Friends and Alumni Network (JFAN) was formed to harness this impact by allowing those connected to the Jesuits in some way to meet and share their camaraderie.
In anticipation of their ordination to the priesthood, Jesuit scholastics are ordained to the diaconate during their theology studies. The diaconate role, in which they typically serve for six months to a year, is the final step in their preparation for priestly ordination.