Black Prophetic Fire: Intersections of Leadership, Faith, and Social Justice

Santa Clara University - Mayer Theater

Cornel West, Princeton UniversityOctober 3, 2014 | 7-8:15 p.m.Mayer TheaterSanta Clara UniversityBook signing to followCo-sponsored by the Commonwealth Club In the 2014-15 Bannan Institute series will kick-off with Cornel West, one of the world’s most provocative activists, authors, and philosophers. Come hear West discuss his latest book, Black Prophetic Fire, and offer a fresh perspective […]

Encounter, Engage, Create: Moral Imagination and Ignatian Leadership

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

Maureen O’Connell, LaSalle UniversityOctober 9, 2014 | 4-5:15 p.m.St. Clare Room, Library and Learning CommonsSanta Clara University See. Judge. Act. Catholic Social Teaching, developed by Roman Catholic leaders as a way to respond to calls for justice in the 20th Century, has used this three-step approach for responding to what popes and bishops call "the […]

Already But Not Yet: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Call of Justice in Jesuit, Catholic Higher Education

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

Aldo Billingslea, Santa Clara UniversityOctober 14, 2014 | 4-5:15 p.m.St. Clare Room, Library and Learning CommonsSanta Clara UniversityCo-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Santa Clara’s own Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Aldo Billingslea, facilitates a panel of SCU staff and faculty members in a reflection on issues of diversity and inclusion within […]

A Jesuit Tragicomedy in Two Acts and an Interlude: The Suppression and Restoration Controversy

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

Tom Lucas, S.J.October 21, 2014 | 4-5:15 p.m.St. Clare Room, Library and Learning CommonsSanta Clara University Please join us in commemorating the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus in a visually engaging presentation by Tom Lucas, S.J. of Seattle University. Fr. Lucas will detail the cultural, political, and religious Context of […]

Leadership Born of Struggle and Hope: Rutillo Grande, Ignacio Ellacuria, Jon Sobrino, and Us

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

November 5, 2014 | 4-5:15 p.m.St. Clare Room, Library and Learning CommonsSanta Clara University In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuits and two of their collaborators at the Universidad de Centroamerica (UCA) in El Salvador during the country's civil war, this panel will consider the life struggles and challenges out […]

La Verdad y La Justicia: Witnessing Truth in Service of Justice

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

November 12, 2014 | 4-5:15 p.m.St. Clare Room, Library and Learning CommonsSanta Clara UniversityReception immediately followingCo-sponsored by the University Library as the Book of the Quarter, Office of Undergraduate Studies, and the President’s Office In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the assassination of six Jesuits and two of their collaborators at the Universidad de […]

Pope Francis' Witness at the Margins: Dialogue and Scandal as Signs of the Times

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

Leading by example, Pope Francis challenges both the scandal of poverty and the scandal of separating faith from daily life. So often his mode of engagement is dialogue, an admirable and challenging approach rooted in encounter. His witness at the margins draws attention to the need for both social justice and personal conversion as expressions […]

Encountering Jesus: Who Do You Say that I Am?

Santa Clara University - Forbes Conference Room, Lucas Hall 126

Lecture delivered by livecast What does it mean to meet the Christ of faith and the Jesus of history? Can we come to know Jesus through the Gospels? Father Jim Martin, S.J., author of the New York Times bestseller Jesus: A Pilgrimage helps us to understand what the Son of God has to do with […]

A View from the Bus: Reflecting on the Axles of Faith and Justice

Santa Clara University - St. Clare Room, Library and Learning Commons

Sr. Simone Campbell, public advocate for peace-building, immigration reform, healthcare and economic justice will reflect on the integral relationship between faith and justice within her own vocation and share her journey as a "Nun on the Bus" to ignite social change. Co-sponsored by Diocese of San Jose Simone Campbell, S.S.S has served as Executive Director […]

Day of Meditation and Mindfulness: Ignatian-Buddhist Dialogue and Practice

Santa Clara University - St Joseph Hall Multi-faith Sanctuary

Fee: $25, lunch included Join us for a day of mindfulness and meditation in the Ignatian and Zen traditions. Experienced Dharma Teacher and SCU Religious Studies Professor, Sarita Tamayo-Moraga and Robert Scholla, S.J., Bannan Faculty Fellow in the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, will guide participants through a series of meditation and mindfulness practices from […]