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Living out our Jesuit Values: A Series

At the start of this semester, our chaplains gathered together to speak to the Class of 2021 about the University‚Äôs Jesuit values and how they shape life at Georgetown. Over the next five weeks, we will be posting a series … Continue reading

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A Prayer written by Fr. Gregory Schenden, S.J. for the Victims of the Las Vegas shooting

God of mercy and compassion, we come to you yet again with heavy hearts, for we have heard the cries of the slain calling to us from the ground. We come remembering all the lives lost and injured this day … Continue reading

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From the Hoya: “Schenden: Life as Pilgrimage”

“I was asked while on the Loyola retreat whether it was necessary to travel abroad in order to experience life as pilgrimage. While physical travel surely provides opportunity for the transformative experience of life as pilgrimage, St. Ignatius recognizes that … Continue reading

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The Festival of Sukkot

Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning “shelters” or “huts,” refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the bounty of the fall produce, which farmers would harvest day after day, while dwelling in huts deep into their fields, away from … Continue reading

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From The Hoya: “Carnes: Rules for Returning Hoyas”

“At Georgetown, New Student Orientation offers a marvelous, nearly round-the-clock set of activities to welcome new Hoyas, introducing them to our community and offering them an array of tools to succeed. Sometimes I wonder if we ought to do something … Continue reading

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