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JESUIT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY TO SPONSOR 20TH ANNUAL IGNATIAN FAMILY TEACH-IN FOR JUSTICE

JESUIT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY TO SPONSOR 20TH ANNUAL IGNATIAN FAMILY TEACH-IN FOR JUSTICE For Two Decades, Gathering Has Explored Current Realities to Form Leaders for Justice WASHINGTON, D.C.—From November 4-6, 2017, nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, D.C., sponsored in part by the Jesuit School of Theology. The yearly gathering addresses timely social justice issues in the context of Catholic faith tradition—this year with a primary focus on racism and immigration. Known as the largest annual Catholic social justice gathering in the U.S., the Teach-In attracts many young people ages 16-22, representing over 120 Jesuit and other Catholic universities, high schools, and parishes in the U.S., as well as Canada, Mexico, and El Salvador. The 2017 theme, Rowing Into the Deep: Magis Meets Justice, calls attendees to explore a more deeply authentic, courageous, generous, and compassionate response to the changing realities of our world.

Advancing Hispanic Pastoral Leadership

Catholic Leaders Address Unique Theological and Pastoral Needs of Hispanic Parishioners, at Instituto Hispano at Santa Clara University July 10–23

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Popular Catholic commentator urges JST Class of 2016 to be thoughtful and reflective “trail guides”

BERKELEY, Calif., May 25, 2016 In a secular and changing world, ordained and lay ministers should view themselves as “trail guides” who need to listen, “do no harm,” and trust their instincts even in uncertainty. Those were some of the messages imparted by Rev. Donald Cozzens to the graduating class of Santa Clara University’s Jesuit School of Theology.

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Georgetown’s Mission and Ministry Leader to Become Dean of the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2016 - Kevin O’Brien, S.J., an experienced ministerial leader with a background in theology, philosophy, and law, will be the new dean of the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU). Fr. O’Brien, a Jesuit priest and Georgetown University’s Vice President for Mission and Ministry, will take the helm of JST-SCU on August 1, 2016

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Rev. Donald Cozzens, Author and Popular Commentator on Catholic Issues, to Speak at Jesuit School of Theology Commencement on May 21

SANTA CLARA and BERKELEY, Calif., April 4, 2016 - Rev. Donald Cozzens, the author of the renowned book The Changing Face of the Priesthood, and a sought-out speaker on numerous religious and cultural issues, will be the featured commencement speaker at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU).

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JST Scholars Study the Impact of Human Migration

Karen Buckenham and Emmanuel Serafica de Guzman discuss human migration patterns across South Africa and intercultural theological ethics in South East Asia.

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JESUIT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY TO SPONSOR 20TH ANNUAL IGNATIAN FAMILY TEACH-IN FOR JUSTICE

JESUIT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY TO SPONSOR 20TH ANNUAL IGNATIAN FAMILY TEACH-IN FOR JUSTICE For Two Decades, Gathering Has Explored Current Realities to Form Leaders for Justice WASHINGTON, D.C.—From November 4-6, 2017, nearly 2,000 individuals will gather for the 20th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, D.C., sponsored in part by the Jesuit School of Theology. The yearly gathering addresses timely social justice issues in the context of Catholic faith tradition—this year with a primary focus on racism and immigration. Known as the largest annual Catholic social justice gathering in the U.S., the Teach-In attracts many young people ages 16-22, representing over 120 Jesuit and other Catholic universities, high schools, and parishes in the U.S., as well as Canada, Mexico, and El Salvador. The 2017 theme, Rowing Into the Deep: Magis Meets Justice, calls attendees to explore a more deeply authentic, courageous, generous, and compassionate response to the changing realities of our world.