Author Archives: Kelly Rankin

Georgetown Participates in Catholic Higher Education Conference “Lighting the Way Forward”

By Jamie Kralovec, Associate Director for Mission Integration at the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) In early February 2024, Pope Francis publicly addressed the purpose of Catholic higher education by using the metaphor of an interconnected system of parts: head, … Continue reading

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University Hanukkah Celebration: Illuminating our Community

By Rabbi Daniel Schaefer At the darkest time of the year, Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights reminds us to bring more light into the world by rekindling our faith and dedicating ourselves to a higher calling. At Georgetown, one way … Continue reading

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A Space for Everyone; For Everyone, a Space.

The Calcagnini Contemplative Center Celebrates 10 Years as a Haven for Hoyas By Jennon Bell Hoffman In the same way a home is more than four walls and roof, the Calcagnini Contemplative Center (CCC) is more than a retreat space. … Continue reading

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Making Sandwiches and Fostering Friendships, Even Amidst Uncertainty

An interfaith event shows we are stronger together, even in times of conflict. On October 12, 2023, the Hindu Student Association (HSA), Jewish Student Association (JSA), and Muslim Student Association (MSA) jointly hosted an interfaith community service event at the … Continue reading

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Making a House a Home

Rabbi Daniel Schaefer reflects on the High Holy Days. By Rabbi Daniel Schaefer, Interim Director for Jewish Life The fall is a busy time on the Jewish calendar. The new year begins with Rosh Hashanah, followed ten days later by … Continue reading

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