How often do we stop and consider how important cura personalis is to ourselves?
As our students face mental health challenges to securing attachment and purpose in life, Fr. John Cecero, S.J., turns to the role of Magdalena in Ignatius’ recovery and conversion. How might Magdalena’s example aid us as we support our students?
In an interview conducted by Julie Hanlon Rubio, John Padberg, S.J. recounts the history of Saint Louis University and in particular, SLU's role as a sanctuary of truth and justice.
Cindy Schmersal of Rockhurst University suggests five concrete attributes that help us engage in difficult conversations with honesty, integrity, and true dialouge.
Inspired by Ignatius' experience at the Cardoner, we too are invited to see the love of a triune God who permeates all of creation.
In the spirit of advancing conversation, this article revisits "Just Listen: The Situation of Women in Jesuit Higher Education” (Conversations 29, Spring 2006).
In the most recent issue of Conversations (Fall 2015, No. 48), I wrote about how the emergence of the market society in the United States was negatively impacting intercollegiate athletics because it was “crowding out non-market values worth caring about.”
Preliminary to a curriculum revision, the College of Nursing at Seattle University began a process of discerning who are we, what are our foundational values as an institution and a profession, and how do we believe nursing education should commence? A hallmark of the Jesuit tradition is certainly caring for the sick, poor, and marginalized.
I began my professional life full of illusion. I had written my dissertation on Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Golden Age Spain’s greatest Catholic playwright, and although I was a committed atheist, Calderón’s message of personal responsibility, commitment to others, and service to a greater cause resonated with me.