Dahlgren Chapel Sacred Lecture Series

  • FROM IGNATIUS TO ARRUPE TO FRANCIS: A JESUIT LEADERSHIP CONTINUUM
    January 27, 2015

    In conjunction with the publication of his latest book, The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) Rev. John O'Malley, S.J., University Professor in the Theology department, offers perspectives on the personal and public lives of these historic Jesuit leaders.

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  • THE SOCIETY OF JESUS RESTORED: HOW NEW? HOW OLD?
    September 18, 2014

    After several decades when the Jesuits were suppressed by papal decree, the restoration of the Society of Jesus as a religious order marks an important moment in the history of the Jesuits and of Georgetown. Reflecting on this historical moment, we learn lessons about the vitality of the Jesuits'; mission, then and now, and the important work of Jesuit universities like Georgetown, which for centuries have strived to serve the greater glory of God and the common good. Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., an internationally recognized scholar and author, was director and editor of the Institute of Jesuit Sources from 1986 until 2014.

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