If you have visited or work at a Jesuit school, you may have seen in the halls or classrooms a painted red chair and asked yourself, “what does this mean?” This red chair, or “silla roja”, is part of an
“The world is our house”. With this sentence, Jerónimo Nadal, one of the first Jesuits, starts the main part of the 2017 Yearbook of the Society of Jesus, dedicated to the Jesuit commitment with the communities and the indigenous cultures.
From March 17-19, 2016, Loyola University Chicago hosted its third annual Climate Change Conference, entitled “Global Climate Change: Economic Challenges and Solutions.” This gathering focused on new economics, policies and activism taking place around the world to address climate change.
In the 2011 document Healing a Broken World, Father General Adolfo Nicolas encouraged Jesuits and collaborators to redouble their efforts to encourage environmental stewardship and promote “transformative education” specifically through “curricula that address sustainability issues and imparts a certain level
In November 2015, the Networking for Justice gathering brought together the main global justice networks of the Social Apostolate of the Society of Jesus in Loyola, Spain to evaluate and promote networking as an important tool in the struggle for justice.
Facebook and Twitter feeds abound with stories and highlights surrounding Pope Francis’ historic visits to Cuba and the United States this week. Several Ignatian-inspired and Jesuit-run initiatives have emerged to share in-depth views of the Holy Father’s trip to two
2015 is a historic year as it marks the deadline for achieving the Education for All Goals and the Millennium Development Goals, which were agreed upon in 2000. From May 19th-22nd, international leaders will gather together at the World Education
From April 23rd-25th, business leaders from around the globe participated in the Spirituality & Creativity in Management World Congress in Barcelona. Organized by ESADE, this international conference gathered keynote speakers such as Peter Senge, Chris Lowney and Naomi Tutu, among
In order to address many of today’s challenges related to ecology and sustainability, it is clear that we have to better understand our changing reality and what science has to tell us about planetary boundaries and where we are exceeding
This past weekend at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice held in Washington DC, I went up to Padre Melo, one of the keynote speakers, to express my admiration for his work as a human rights activist and director of Radio