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A Lesson in Hope In Becraft’s Story: Part of the “As This Jesuit Sees It” Series

Written by Rev. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies. This article originally appeared on September 16, in the Hoya and can be found online here. “As This Jesuit Sees It” appears every other Friday in the … Continue reading

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Georgetown, a Jesuit university, is the first U.S. college with a Hindu priest as a chaplain

The following article was  posted by the Washington Post on August 30, 2016, written by Julie Zauzmer; photographs by Amanda Voisard (also of the Washington Post). The originally post can be found online here.  When Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan led his first worship service in his new … Continue reading

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Georgetown Appoints First Director for Hindu Life and First Hindu Priest Chaplain in United States

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan as Georgetown’s first full-time Director for Hindu Life and the first Hindu priest chaplain in the United States. Br. Sharan joins us from the University of Edinburgh where he … Continue reading

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Weaving Webs, Building Community

When I hear reflection, I think silence. I picture a peaceful place, quiet and secluded, away from the busyness that that occupies so much time and takes up so much mental space. Most of all, though, I think of solitude. … Continue reading

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Holi: The Festival of Colors

Holi, the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”, is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in India. It starts with a massive bonfire that celebrates the burning of demonness Holika, the wicked sister of the mythical hero … Continue reading

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