Service & Spirituality

  • In pursuit of a pastoral church

    In pursuit of a pastoral church

    Tom Reese, S.J., 18 Oct 2013

    National Catholic Reporter senior analyst Thomas Reese, S.J., argues how Pope Francis might reform the Catholic Church.

  • The frontier in our backyard

    The frontier in our backyard

    Michael C. McCarthy, S.J., 10 Jun 2013

    At a daylong immersion, nine SCU leaders learn how the University can build bridges to disadvantaged community neighbors.

  • In this together

    In this together

    Mitch Finley '73, 1 May 2013

    For folks retired but not at rest, Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality offers a way to do and be more.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    Tim O'Reily, 24 Apr 2013

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    Why Pope Francis is different, and why a Jesuit pope is rare

    William J. Rewak, S.J., 4 Apr 2013

    SCU Chancellor William Rewak, S.J., looks at how the simplicity and humility of Francis I makes him both a unique pope and a common Jesuit.

  • What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    What it means for one of my brothers to become pope

    James Martin, S.J., 2 Apr 2013

    Why is it hard to imagine a Jesuit could be pope? Author and editor James Martin, S.J., offers his take.

  • Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    Is Pope Benedict's Twitter pilgrimage ministry?

    Elizabeth Drescher, 27 Jan 2013

    New media and religion scholar Elizabeth Drescher asks whether the Pope on Twitter really represents a digital ministry. Should it?

  • Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Politics and the ethics of dialogue

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., 4 Oct 2012

    Michael McCarthy, S.J., suggests open use of scripture from all sacred texts may be the key to overcoming divisiveness in public discourse.

  • Shine a light

    Shine a light

    Jon Teel '12, 24 May 2012

    Eight hundred years ago, Clare of Assisi traded a life of privilege for one of religious devotion. This year the University celebrates this woman and saint, whose name it bears.

    Summer 2012

  • A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    A new dean for the Jesuit School of Theology

    Deepa Arora, 24 May 2012

    Thomas Massaro, S.J., has been welcomed as the new dean for JST.

    Summer 2012