An Examination of Alternative Break Trips and Whiteness in Catholic Education


Alternative break trips punctuate life on Jesuit high school and college campuses, acting as experiences of conversion and putting faith into action. The Universal Apostolic Preferences of “walking with the excluded” and “accompanying the youth” come together in the practice of alternative break programs. However, these trips often operate through the position of whiteness.

2022 Ignatian Family Mass for Life

St. Aloysius Church 19 I Street NW, Washington, DC

The Ignatian Mass for Life will be celebrated prior to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, January 21, 2022, at 9:30 AM, at St. Aloysius Church (19 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001) adjacent to Gonzaga College High School. Doors to the church will open at 9:00 AM.

The Twenty-third Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life


Each year, the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life strives to promote intellectually rigorous discourse on the sanctity of human life as well as build a culture of life both within and beyond the Georgetown community. Georgetown students founded the Conference in 2000 and remain both the organizers and facilitators. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the Conference is named in the honor of His Eminence John Cardinal O’Connor, who principally committed himself to advocate for the defenseless and eloquently defend pro-life positions.


Winter Day of Reflection: Seasons of Grace


After a year full of both good and challenging things, we pause for a moment to take a breath, give thanks, grow in awareness of God’s grace, and seek hope for the path ahead. 

Immersion Call: Insights from Pedro Arrupe for Immersions

Online Zoom Call (Please register for this event.)

Insights from Pedro Arrupe for Immersions Date: Wednesday, February 23, 3-4pm ET Presenter: Dr. Jimmy Menkhaus Audience: Immersion coordinators and chaperones in high schools and colleges/universities Register at: Our […]

The Art of Spiritual Direction: An Ancient Practice for Contemporary Times


Join us for this special two-part series when we celebrate spiritual direction in this Ignatian Year. Learn the roots of the Ignatian Spiritual Direction tradition. Hear from the wisdom of experts in the field. Listen from those with the qualities of becoming spiritual directors for our future.

Welcome to the national event board!

You’re invited to submit and find national and local events that offer non-partisan perspectives on social justice and spirituality, consistent with ISN’s mission of faith-based social justice and advocacy.

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