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American Jesuits and the world

John T. McGreevy, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will present “American Jesuits and the World: Toward a More Global Religious History” on Nov. 19 at … Continue reading

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Book award for Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Boston College Professor of Sociology  Sharlene Hesse-Biber has been honored by Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit colleges and universities, with a 2015 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for her book, Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing … Continue reading

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Kindness of strangers

A new book by Casey Beaumier, SJ, director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, recalls his days as a Jesuit novice and a pilgrimage he took to help in his discernment.  A Purposeful Path: How Far Can … Continue reading

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The historical Ignatius of Loyola

Robert Aleksander Maryks, associate director of BC’s Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, has edited A Companion to Ignatius of Loyola: Life, Writings, Spirituality, Influence (Brill, 2014), a book about the historical Ignatius of Loyola. It seeks to place Loyola’s life, his writings, and spirituality … Continue reading

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Talk by Father Greg

Father Gregory Boyle, S.J., author of the bestseller Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, will speak at St. Ignatius Church on Mar. 18 at 7 p.m. Fr. Boyle is the founder of the gang-rehabilitation program Homeboy Industries. He will … Continue reading

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Bill Neenan’s final Dean’s List

Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson. One Summer – America, 1927 by Bill Bryson. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. Someone by Alice McDermott. These are the new titles on the 2014 Dean’s List of Recommended Reading, compiled by William B. Neenan, SJ shortly before his … Continue reading

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A Jesuit guide to making decisions

Rev. Kevin F. O’Brien, S.J., vice president of mission and ministry at Georgetown University, will talk about how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola offer some very practical advice about how to make decisions about one’s life. Fr. O’Brien is … Continue reading

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