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September 2020

How to Talk Across the Political Divide: Braver Angels Skills Workshop

September 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Online
Free

There's a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation doesn't help. Please join us for a Braver Angels Skills Workshop to learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship. After a presentation, you will have an opportunity to practice listening and speaking skills. You will practice in a pair with someone of your same political…

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Breathing Together: Global Ignatian Prayer Vigil for the Season of Creation

September 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Online

On Friday, September 25th at 8 PM ET, members of the Ignatian family will gather globally in prayer and action for ecological justice.

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“I’m Catholic, How Should I Discern?” Conscience, Discernment, and Voting as an Act of Love

September 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Free

Many people express how a Catholic should vote. How do we discern our vote, how do we act in conscience? Join Catholic Climate Covenant for the webinar  “I’m Catholic, How Should I Discern? Conscience, Discernment, and  Voting as an Act of Love."

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Racial Justice Grand Rounds: Training Healthcare Workers to Provide Equally Compassionate Patient Centered Medical Care

September 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Webinar University Heights, OH United States + Google Map
Free

Theme: What is the first-hand experience of patients and providers who are Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC)? What specific steps could medical schools, hospital systems, and individual health care providers take? Panelists: Dr. David Ansell, MD, MPH (Senior Vice President for Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center -Bio), Dr. Lena Hatchett, PhD (Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Stritch School of Medicine and Director, Community and University Partnerships -Bio) Moderator: Jessica Simpson, MPH

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Whiteness and the Catholic Church in the US

September 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online

September 30 | 1:00-2:00 pm PST | Register now » In response to the Black Lives Matter movement, Catholic communities are grappling with their own historical and current complicity in tolerating racist systems and perpetuating white privilege and power structures. This panel will explore the theological and pastoral responses available to Catholics in addressing and responding to the social sin of systemic anti-Black racism and white supremacy in the church and society. Free and open to the public. Where Do We Go…

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Faith, Latinos, and the 2020 Campaign

September 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Online

On the day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the online conversation. Latino voters could be decisive in the November elections. As the United States faces an ongoing pandemic, an economic crisis, and calls for racial justice, both campaigns are reaching out to Latino voters, one of the largest voting blocs in the country. This Latino Leader Gathering for young Latino Catholics brings together leading…

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Solidarity on Tap – Bill Quigley, Esq.

September 30, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Bill Quigley, Esq. on Wednesday, September 30 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT   About Bill Quigley, Esq. Bill Quigley is a law professor and Director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University New Orleans. Bill has been…

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October 2020

Catholic Leaders Convening with Senate Climate Solutions Caucus Co-Chairs

October 1, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:45 am EDT
Online United States

In celebration of the five year anniversary of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si, please join us for an event hosted by the co-chairs of the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, Senator Mike Braun and Senator Chris Coons, and organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA, and Catholic Relief Services. When: Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM Eastern Where to Register: Click here to register.

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Detroit Town Hall for Spirit-Filled Voters

October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map

Hosted by: IHM Sisters & the Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive at University of Detroit Mercy. Nuns on the Bus Town Halls for Spirit-Filled Voters will highlight the importance of being a multi-issue voter and equip participants to share this critical message with loved ones. This Town Hall will focus on Detroit specific issues and is intended for people living or working in the Detroit area.

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Catholics, Raise Your Voice: Prayer Service for Election 2020

October 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Online

Divine intervention is necessary in this momentous election. We pray for our nation and the issues we face. We pray for our voters and the voting process. We pray for the candidates. We pray for wisdom, courage, truthfulness, and compassion for all. This is a national prayer service brought to you viz Zoom by the Global Catholic Climate Movement, the Boston Catholic Climate Movement, and the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Register for the Zoom prayer service here.

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Fratelli Tutti: Pope Francis’ New Encyclical on Human Fraternity and Solidarity

October 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Online

Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and Office of Mission and Ministry will co-host a virtual Dahlgren Dialogue on the themes of and Pope Francis’ new encyclical and Pope Francis’ call to recognize that we are all brothers and sisters at a time of a global pandemic, economic crises, and a United States presidential election. The panelists include Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., the under-secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral…

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Nuns on the Bus Site Visit: Homeboy Industries

October 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm HST
Facebook Live

Nuns on the Bus will visit social service agencies and community organizations to learn how changes in federal policy since 2016 have affected their work and their communities. Homeboy Industries provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. Each year over 10,000 former gang members from across Los Angeles come through Homeboy Industries’ doors in an effort to make a positive…

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Philadelphia Town Hall for Spirit-Filled Voters

October 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map

Hosted by: Philadelphia NETWORK Advocates Team Nuns on the Bus Town Halls for Spirit-Filled Voters will highlight the importance of being a multi-issue voter and equip participants to share this critical message with loved ones. This Town Hall will focus on Philadelphia specific issues and is intended for people living or working in this area.

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Live with Damon Young, Author of “What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker”

October 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Online

The Canisius College Contemporary Writers Series announces a free, public live reading and conversation with Damon Young, author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker.

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Religion and Race: The Future of Anti-Racism and the Catholic Church

October 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Online

Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life and the Archdiocese of Washington’s DCCatholic Young Adult Ministry Theology on Tap program will co-host a panel of young Black Catholic leaders to discuss the history with racism within the U.S. Catholic Church, how racial injustice exists in our communities today, the role of white privilege, and practical ways that Church leaders and young Catholics can work towards a more anti-racist and racially just Church. The panelists include Ogechi Akalegbere, the…

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Solidarity on Tap – Fr. James Martin, S.J.

October 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Online

  The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Fr. James Martin, S.J., on Wednesday, October 14th at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: is a Jesuit priest, author and Editor at Large at America, the national Catholic magazine. His most recent book is titled Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the…

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Faithful Citizenship: Moral and Political Choices for Catholics in the 2020 Election

October 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Online

Two weeks before the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the Initiative is bringing together respected leaders with diverse perspectives to examine the moral and political choices Catholics are facing in the midst of a global pandemic, economic crisis, racial reckoning, and hard-fought campaign. Catholic voters are widely seen as a crucial constituency in this November’s election. The Catholic community is large, diverse, and found in key states which could decide who is elected president. Catholic voters are not a monolith. They…

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St. Louis Town Hall for Spirit-Filled Voters

October 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map

Hosted by: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Nuns on the Bus Town Halls for Spirit-Filled Voters will highlight the importance of being a multi-issue voter and equip participants to share this critical message with loved ones. This Town Hall will focus on Saint Louis specific issues and is intended for people living or working in this area.

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Milwaukee/Kenosha Town Hall for Spirt-Filled Voters

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map

Hosted by: Racine Interfaith Coalition Nuns on the Bus Town Halls for Spirit-Filled Voters will highlight the importance of being a multi-issue voter and equip participants to share this critical message with loved ones. This Town Hall will focus on southeast Wisconsin specific issues and is intended for people living or working in this area.

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Discernment in Leadership: Making Faithful Choices in This Time

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm PDT
Online
By donation

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM Now more than ever, we need leaders who can lead with empathy, self-awareness, and courage. Discernment, as a fundamental aspect of Ignatian Leadership, is a particular value we can look to in this uncertain time to help us all as leaders navigate uncharted territory - not only to empower us to follow our truest calling, but to inspire others, build new opportunities, and act in ways that bring about the Common Good. In this Jesuit Alumni &…

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Black Lives Matter: A Global Perspective

October 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Boston College, Zoom Webinar
Free

Boston College's Arrupe International Immersion program invites you to dialogue with activists from the Dominican Republic, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, and the United States to learn how Black Lives Matter has inspired racial justice within various local contexts. Join us on zoom Wednesday, October 21st at 8 pm EST. Sign-up here.

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Community Cooperative Banking with Simone Weil Catholic Worker and Friends

October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map
Free

With Notre Dame Federal Credit Union, we are piloting a model in which an existing community - church, neighborhood, Catholic Worker, etc - can become a subsidiary credit union community within NDFCU for its banking, using its collective resources to: prevent and buy out (redeem) interest bearing debt that extracts wealth from the community, and offer collateral that financially enfranchises those who are otherwise unable to access credit. We invite you to join the Simone Weil House extended community in…

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Liturgy and Communion Economy Course – Enrollment Deadline

October 26, 2020
Webinar University Heights, OH United States + Google Map
Free

A Free Online Course from the Simone Weil Catholic Worker & Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life See the one-page description here. This course is about restoring dimension. It is opening our eyes to see liturgy forming the Body of Christ, opening our minds to see the Body of Christ as a living, social organism, and opening Scripture to see how its economic dimension has been lived and developed over Judeo Christian history. Finally, this course will be a…

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Harm, Healing, and Human Dignity: An All-Virtual Catholic Conference on Restorative Justice

October 27, 2020 - October 31, 2020
Online

Registration for Catholic Mobilizing Network's Harm, Healing, and Human Dignity: An All-Virtual Catholic Conference on Restorative Justice is now open!

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Election 2020: The Moral and Public Obligations of Winners, Losers, and the Rest of Us

October 27, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Online

A week before the election, the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown is bringing together respected leaders to assess the moral responsibilities and public obligations of candidates, campaigns, institutions, and citizens to protect democracy and to promote the common good at a time of intense polarization. The United States is deeply divided, and some are challenging the fairness of the presidential election and will not pledge to accept the outcome. In this timely dialogue, a former…

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JVC Community Conversations: Housing and Anti-Blackness

October 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Free – $100

At the start of COVID-19, the shelter-in-place restrictions told people to stay at home. What did people do if they didn’t have a home to return to in the first place? And how are millennials suddenly able to afford to buy homes at the same time unemployment rates rise? What might be some of the long-term social justice implications of shifting communities? Join us for a conversation about the current state of the housing crisis led by FJV and Agency…

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November 2020

Post-Election Events from the Jesuit Network

November 4, 2020
Online

Many thanks to the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities for this event round-up!   Ignatian Spirituality: "Moving Forward Together" Wed. Nov. 4: 12 PM - 1 PM Le Moyne College will host a lunchtime webinar on ways to use Ignatian spirituality to move forward after Election Day. Click here to register online. Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Angela Davis Wed. Nov. 4: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM The University of San Francisco will host a roundtable discussion with Civil Rights activist…

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Book Release: Migratory Flows at the Borders of Our World

November 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Virtual
GIAN-Borders-Migration-Event

In partnership with the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network, Jesuit Migration Network, Jesuit Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean, and Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, a new book entitled “Migratory Flows at the Borders of Our World,” will be released during this virtual event. The broadcast will be available in English and Spanish here.

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Faith and the Faithful in the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now?

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Online

The day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. A week after the United States’ election day, this online Georgetown dialogue will bring together respected reporters and experts on faith and politics to examine how religious values, voters, and communities shaped the debate and affected the outcome of the presidential election. They will also look back at what issues, strategies, and tactics were used…

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Wrestling With Whiteness

November 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Online

Dates: Tuesdays, Nov. 10th, Nov 17th, Nov 24th and Dec. 1st.  3:30-5:30pm Pacific Time.  Please note- Nov. 17th is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and our session will focus on talking about racism with other white folks- hopefully some good prep for your Thanksgiving dinner! To register, click here.  To confirm if you are registered, click here. This training series, organized by Jesuits West, will create a shared understanding of white supremacy culture, reflect on how it lives in us and shapes our…

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Unveiling Religious Life

November 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States + Google Map
Free

Could you be called to religious life as a sister, brother, or priest? Want to learn more about what religious life is like today? Join a series of three Zoom panels with vibrant and diverse, young men and women called to religious life, starting on Sunday, November 15th from 1-2 P.M. (PST) | 2-3 P.M. (MST) | 3-4 P.M. (CST) | 4-5 P.M. (EST). Register in advance to receive the Zoom link. You can also join a community of vibrant…

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Commemorating the UCA Martyrs of El Salvador, 31st anniversary of their deaths …and… launching the “Vamos a la Milpa” project

November 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map
Free

Zoom Webinar on Mon. Nov. 16, 2020 7 p.m. ETZ: Joe Mulligan, S.J. on the Martyrs 8 p.m. ETZ: Padre Melo, S.J. and others REGISTER HERE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Our two featured speakers are Joseph Mulligan, S.J. from Nicaragua (who will speak on the significance of the recent convictions in Spain of the Jesuits' killers) and “Padre Melo” Ismael Moreno, S.J. of Honduras (who will speak on his new social justice project "Vamos a la Milpa"). Other…

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Refugees and Migrants: Paradoxes in the Age of Covid-19

November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online

Join a conversation with Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., Under Secretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Holy See’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. Cardinal Czerny will discuss with the panelists his work with Pope Francis on issues surrounding refugees and migration around the world, particularly in the age of COVID-19.

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Disability Justice Prayer Service in Recognition of the 30th Anniversary of the Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

November 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST

The Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York invites to a prayer service for disability justice. Join us on Zoom on Tues. Nov. 17 at 6:30 to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and to pray for greater inclusion in worship for all people. REGISTER ONLINE or BY EMAIL

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Building a Better Future for Nicaragua

November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Online

The Universidad Centroamericana Managua is one of the few independent institutions remaining in Nicaragua. Through scholarships, social service and community programs, UCA Managua continues to work towards building a better future for the Nicaraguan people. Join a panel discussion highlighting the important role UCA plays in defending democratic values and human rights , as well as the ongoing obstacles the institution faces from government forces. Panelists include: Jorge A. Huete Pérez, PhD. (Senior Vice President at UCA Managua, Director of…

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Solidarity on Tap – Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C.

November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Peggy O'Neill, S.C. on Wednesday, October 18 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Sr. Peggy O’Neill, S.C. has been living in El Salvador for the past 30 years, during which time she was an active member of the Pastoral Team, Santa Lucia Parish Suchitoto.…

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Examen Live! with Comunidades Hispanas Ignacianas

November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

The Office of Ignatian Spirituality’s Comunidades Hispanas Ignacianas gathers people together to deepen their faith and put it into action. Each community is led by a trained guide, who facilitates the group in Spanish. Our examen will be guided by the leaders of our Comunidades, Carlos Aedo and Zandra Schiemann. Join us live online on Thursday, November 19, at 7:00pm ET for this bilingual Examen. This event is a wonderful opportunity for the entire OIS community to pray together. The…

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In Her Heart: An Advent Retreat with Mary

November 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm EST
Online

Join an Advent retreat, “In Her Heart” with Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network. November 29-December 2 as we journey with Mary. National Director, Fr Joe Laramie, S.J., offers 4 short talks, inspired by the writings of St Ignatius: the Incarnation, Annunciation, Visitation & Nativity. Info: popesprayerusa.net

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Celebrate the Living Legacy of Dorothy Day: A Hunger for God. A Striving for Goodness. A Passion for Justice.

November 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST

Join the Dorothy Day Guild and America Media as we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Servant of God Dorothy Day. PANELISTS INCLUDE: David Brooks, Op-ed Columnist, The New York Times Anne Snyder, Editor in Chief, Comment magazine Paul Elie, Senior Fellow, Georgetown University Convener: Robert Ellsberg, Publisher, Orbis Books Interviewer: Colleen Dulle, Assistant Producer, America Media

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December 2020

Global Ignatian Retreat “Accompanied by the Spirit of Healing”

December 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm PST
Virtual

This Global Ignatian Retreat, created for school faculty and staff, is grounded in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and centered on the experience of the living God who desires a personal relationship with everyone. Join us for our weekly sessions on Tuesday December 1st, 8th and 15th. Each session consists of a 20 minute presentation and 25 minute group discussion. 1:00pm PST / 4:00pm EST / 9:00pm GMT / 8:00am* AEDT *(+1 day) Reserve your place today!

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Latinos, Young People, and the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now?

December 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online

The day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. This online conversation will examine how Latino voters and young voters of faith helped shape the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign. Four young leaders will come together to discuss how the Trump and Biden campaigns reached out to young voters, especially young Latinos, and how the turnout of these young people affected the…

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Save Asylum Rally from the U.S.-Mexico Border

December 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Nogales, Sonora Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

The Save Asylum coalition has worked with asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border to organize regular public actions to call for the restoration of the asylum process. Today's action will focus on a plea to the Biden-Harris Elect Administration to take immediate action to restore asylum after taking office.

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Commemorating Oscar Romero and the Four Martyred Women

December 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Online

Duke Divinity School and the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church invite you to a concert and worship service commemorating the 40th anniversary of Oscar Romero's martyrdom alongside the Four Women's martyrs.

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The McCarrick Report: Findings, Lessons, Directions

December 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST

Link to RSVP: bit.ly/McCarrickLessons One month after the Vatican released its long-awaited report on the rise of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick within the Catholic Church, the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at​ Georgetown University and the Taking Responsibility: Jesuit Institutions Confront the Causes and Legacy of Clergy Sexual Abuse initiative at Fordham University are co-sponsoring an online dialogue to look at the report’s most important findings, lessons it holds, and future directions in continuing to confront the…

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Unveiling Religious Life – Take 2!

December 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST
PA United States + Google Map

Could you be called to religious life as a sister, brother, or priest? Want to learn more about what religious life is like today? Join a series of Zoom panels with vibrant and diverse, young men and women called to religious life. The next session is on Sunday, December 13th from 1-2 P.M. (PST) | 2-3 P.M. (MST) | 3-4 P.M. (CST) | 4-5 P.M. (EST). The theme of the panel will be “A Day in the Life” of men…

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Virtual Posadas: In Search of Shelter and Protection

December 16, 2020 - December 24, 2020
Online

Join us from December 16-24 in a daily virtual experience of music, art, prayer, reflection, and action as we journey with the Holy Family and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in search of shelter and protection. Learn more | Register

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JVC COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: SHOWING UP AS AN ALLY AND ACCOMPLICE

December 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States + Google Map

While the pandemic was at its height so was hate crimes against Asians, there was a series of high-profile killing of Black Americans and a rush of people purchasing books about being anti-racist. Now what? The fight for justice continues. How are you showing up as an accomplice, ally, co-conspirator and what do all these terms mean? Join us in conversation with Jade Agua, the director of USC Equity Institutes to discuss what she has noticed unfold the last few…

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22nd O’Connor Conference on Life

December 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Georgetown University, 3700 O St. NW
Washington, DC 20057 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Georgetown University · 21 The largest collegiate pro-life conference in America will be held virtually on January 30, 2021. The O'Connor Conference, back for its 22nd year, will center on the theme of “Global Pro-Life Approaches in the 21st Century.” The event will feature a distinguished panel of pro-life advocates who will examine how to build a technologically innovative pro-life movement in our nation and around the world, as well as a virtual Holy Hour, and a Mass for Life.…

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January 2021

Killing in Our Name: Federal Executions and Pro-life Witness

January 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Online

RSVP link As the end of his administration approaches, President Trump has restarted the use of the federal death penalty. Since July there have been 10 executions with another three before he leaves office. These federal executions are the first in 17 years and raise critical moral, human, and policy choices for the nation and a new presidential administration. In the United States, executions and death sentences have declined dramatically, and public support for capital punishment is at historic lows.…

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JFAN DC Winter 2021 Virtual Luncheon: Higher Education in a Post-Pandemic World

January 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Online

Registration link You're invited to attend the Jesuit Friends & Alumni Network's Winter 2021 Virtual Luncheon, "Higher Education in a Post Pandemic World." We are pleased to join with and support the John Carroll Society of the Archdiocese of Washington to welcome John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, as speaker. The event registration is being handled by the John Carroll Society. It is free and will be presented via Zoom. About Our Presenter: President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown University – For close to…

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Paint & Praise

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Online
$15

Rise and Thrive Paint & Praise is an event led by resident scholars raising funds for Thrive for Life Prison Project's Ignacio House of Studies. The theme of the evening is "Thrive" and what it means to Thrive in your life. We will provide a suggested image to paint and walk you through it. You are asked to secure your own paints. All registrants will receive emailed instructions on what they need to prepare. 100% of the suggested donation ticket…

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An Online Dialogue on Faithful Priorities for a New Administration and a New Congress

January 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Online

Registration link The day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. The new year brings a new presidential administration and a new and closely divided Congress in the United States. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will face daunting challenges, including a continuing pandemic, an economic crisis, a racial reckoning, and a bitterly divided nation. The House of Representatives and Senate have…

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Faithful Priorities for a New Administration and a New Congress

January 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Online

The day of the discussion, all who have RSVPed will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. The new year brings a new presidential administration and a new and closely divided Congress in the United States. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will face daunting challenges, including a continuing pandemic, an economic crisis, a racial reckoning, and a bitterly divided nation. The House of Representatives and Senate have new members…

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The First 100 Days

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Virtual
Free

This month brings new Congress and Administration and with it new opportunities to protect and defend forcibly displaced people. The new policymakers will bring change and opportunity for policies with impacts on refugees and those seeking protection from persecution, conflict, and violence, among other things. On Jan. 19, join JRS/USA for a live virtual panel discussion on potential changes in US policy in the new year. We’ll be answers questions about what the current state of access to asylum is,…

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Ibram X. Kendi to speak at 28th annual MLK Convocation

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online

Registration link New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author Ibram X. Kendi will speak at Loyola University Maryland's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at 7 p.m. The convocation, “Uprooting Racism and Inequality: Antiracist Educator and Scholar Ibram Kendi in conversation with Karsonya Wise Whitehead,” will be livestreamed. Kendi will discuss “How to Be an Antiracist” and other significant actions to uproot racism in a conversation moderated by Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Ph.D., associate…

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A Laudato Si’ Focus on Environmental Justice Webinar Part 1

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Online

Register for Webinar Nearly thirty years ago, the U.S. Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops stated: “At its core, the environmental crisis is a moral challenge. It calls us to examine how we use and share the goods of the earth, what we pass on to future generations, and how we live in harmony with God's creation.” “The whole human race suffers as a result of environmental blight, and generations yet unborn will bear the cost for our failure to act…

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Virtual Book Launch: Ecumenical and Interreligious Guidebook: CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Online

Registration link Catholic Climate Covenant, along with our partners, proudly invites you to a virtual book launch and related webinar for: Ecumenical and Interreligious Guidebook: CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME -- Jointly published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers, and Catholic Climate Covenant. Details: Monday, January 25, 11:00 AM - 12 NOON Eastern USCCB ONLINE PUBLICATION LAUNCH & WEBINAR To register and for the webinar link go here: https://creation.cadeio.org/events/online-ecumenical-and-interreligious-guidebook-launch-and-webinar/ Please join…

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Liberation, Memory, and the Healing of Historical Trauma

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online
Free

Join the Farkas Center for Louis and Rachel de Groot International Holocaust Remembrance Day as we explore the timely question... How do we, as people of conscience, respond to injustice? Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 4:00-6:00 PST Contact us at: farkascenter@gmail.com or (415) 702-0696 Co-sponsored by : Bishop O’Dowd, Religious Studies Department, and Las Lomas Student EquiTeam

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Discerning Solidarity

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States

Join this panel and conversation on understanding the Catholic commitment to solidarity, and exploring how we navigate the complications and tensions of participating in social justice movements while maintaining fidelity to our Catholic identities and teaching.

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The Nonviolent Shift: The Catholic Church and the Growing Call to Gospel Nonviolence with Dr. Ken Butigan, DePaul University

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online

RSVP to ICTC@seattleu.edu; access details will be available closer to the event. Nonviolence is a spiritual journey, a way of life, a method for social change, and a universal ethic. Pope Francis has increasingly called on the Church and the world to embrace Gospel nonviolence in our lives and in the struggle for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. This presentation will explore how the Church is responding to this call – and how we can all be part of…

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Ignatian Family Rosary: Praying for the Inherent Dignity of All Human Life to Be Upheld

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Virtual

Join us at 1 PM ET for a virtual Rosary to pray that the inherent dignity of all human life can be upheld in our society. We will have student leaders from across the country who will lead us in prayer.

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Twenty-second Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life

January 30

The Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life, the largest collegiate pro-life conference in the United States, is coming back for its 22nd year on January 30th, 2021! This event strives to promote intellectually rigorous discourse on the dignity of human life. We aim to encourage discussion among men and women of all faiths and backgrounds, including students, professionals, academics, and clergy. Attendees will leave the Conference equipped with the arguments and information necessary to better promote a consistent ethic of life…

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The 21st Annual Kennedy Lecture: Who Are My Brothers and Sisters? Being the Good Samaritan in Today’s World.

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Online

Register for Webinar Joan Rosenhauer is the Executive Director of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA. In this role, Joan leads the organization’s efforts in the U.S. to fulfill its mission – to accompany, serve, and advocate for refugees and displaced people in over 50 countries around the world. Prior to joining JRS, she was an Executive Vice President at Catholic Relief Services and served as Associate Director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development at the US Conference of Catholic…

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February 2021

Press Briefing – Asylum Seeker Panel

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Online

Asylum seekers in Nogales, Sonora with the Kino Border Initiative who have been subject to metering, Migrant Protection Protocols, and/or Title 42, will host a press briefing to respond to President Biden’s Executive Orders related to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A Parish Journey for Racial Justice and Equity: Handling Pushback on Racial Justice Work in Your Church

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EST
Online

Click Here to Register Join lay and ordained members from parishes across the U.S. for a Zoom presentation from Ken Boller, SJ., Pastor at St. Francis Xavier in NYC, on how to handle pushback on racial justice work in your church.

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Solidarity on Tap – Tracey Horan, S.P.

February 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Tracey Horan, S.P. on Wednesday, February 3 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Tracey Horan, S.P., is a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN and Associate Director of Education and Advocacy for the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Sonora and Arizona. She…

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Truth and Reconciliation: The Sin of Jesuit Slaveholding

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Online

Register The Office of Intercultural Affairs at Loyola Marymount University, as part of the CSJ Center 2021 Symposium and the LMU Anti-Racism Project,  is hosting a virtual forum with the Jesuit Community on February 4 from 4-5:30 pm. Truth and Reconciliation: The Sin of Jesuit Slaveholding will feature panelists: Fr. Tim Kesicki, SJ, President of the Jesuit Conference, Cheryllyn Branche, President of the GU272 Descendants Association and Danielle Harrison, Co-Director of the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project. Panelists: Fr.…

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Truth and Reconciliation: The Sin of Jesuit Slaveholding

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Online

The Loyola Marymount University Office of Intercultural Affairs, as part of the Center for Social Justice 2021 Symposium and the LMU Anti-Racism Project, is hosting a virtual forum with the Jesuit Community on February 4 from 4-5:30 pm PT. Truth and Reconciliation: The Sin of Jesuit Slaveholding will feature panelists: Fr. Tim Kesicki, S.J., president of the Jesuit Conference, Cheryllyn Branche, president of the GU272 Descendants Association and Danielle Harrison, co-director of the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project.

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Feb 8th: St. Josephine Bakhita & The international day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Online Zoom Call, (Please register for this event.) + Google Map
Free

Join us Feb 8th: St. Josephine Bakhita & The international day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking... Millions of victims of trafficking suffer in the world today... our brothers and sisters. Please join us Feb. 8th to find out how you can help combat human trafficking and what the Catholic Church is doing to fight this fast growing crime. On Monday, February 8, please join us for a series of events including speakers and survivor of trafficking to honor…

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Catholic Social Thought, Direct Trade, and Engaged Scholarship

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States + Google Map
Free

Join Catholic Climate Covenant for 'Emergence: A Creation Care Gathering for Young Catholics,' kicking off a new Youth and Young Adult Mobilization program, which seeks to inspire, animate, and nourish creation care among young Catholics in the United States.

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Novena of Grace: Heal Our Hearts for a Mission of Mercy (9-day online retreat)

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
Online
Free

This Lent, we invite you to take one hour a day for a retreat in the midst of daily life. Join us for any or all of the nine days of beautiful song, scripture, inspiring preaching, time for reflection and heartfelt prayers within the context of a contemplative prayer service. Pray with a welcoming faith-filled community for God’s healing and mercy to be received into our hearts and to be manifested in the world. Be nourished and inspired each day…

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Becoming Anti-Racist During a Racial Reckoning

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Online

  Click Here to Register Take part in a Q&A with Nate Sessoms, Ph.D., Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Antiracism expert, on his presentation "Becoming Anti-Racist During a Racial Reckoning." Participants will be invited to watch the presentation ahead of time, in which Sessoms details the history of anti-racism, presents and reviews shared language, and proposes specific steps to incorporating anti-racist principles and actions into their personal lives. Then on February 18, participants will be invited to engage in Q&A with…

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Keeping the Faith in a Violent Society – The Role of Ignatian Spirituality in My Faith Formation

February 18 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States

Featured Webinar Speaker: Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon, Ph.D., Jesuit educated, former deputy mayor and chief of police of the City of Detroit, retired associate professor of education at the University of Detroit Mercy, author, and graduate of the FBI National Academy and the United States Secret Service School. In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd last May, outcry and demonstrations sprang up in cities throughout the United States. Debates ensued not just over the techniques police use to…

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Virtual Arrupe Leaders Summit 1

February 23 - February 24
Online United States

The ISN Arrupe Leaders Summit invites emerging student leaders and faculty/parish chaperones from high schools and parishes nationwide to deepen their understanding of “a faith that does justice,” share ideas and resources for social justice programming, and become empowered to effect positive social change in their local and global communities.

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Policing and Race – The Reimagining Public Safety Series

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Online

Register Policing and Race is the first webinar in the University of San Francisco's Reimagining Public Safety Series. Join four thought leaders who will discuss the current state of race and policing in the United States and the movement to reshape public safety policy. Speakers include: Chesa Boudin, District Attorney of San Francisco Derick Brown, Senior Director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good Rhonda Magee, Professor, USF School of Law Darrick Smith, Associate…

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Emergence: A Creation Care Gathering for Young Catholics

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States + Google Map
Free

Join Catholic Climate Covenant for 'Emergence: A Creation Care Gathering for Young Catholics,' kicking off a new Youth and Young Adult Mobilization program, which seeks to inspire, animate, and nourish creation care among young Catholics in the United States.

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Emergence: A Creation Care Gathering for Young Catholics

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Online

Across the country, youth climate activists are mobilizing people to protect the planet. In 2021, Loyola's Virtual Climate Change Conference will focus on how we can amplify the voices of these young activists. 

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Virtual Arrupe Leaders Summit 2

February 26 - February 27
Online United States

The ISN Arrupe Leaders Summit invites emerging student leaders and faculty/parish chaperones from high schools and parishes nationwide to deepen their understanding of “a faith that does justice,” share ideas and resources for social justice programming, and become empowered to effect positive social change in their local and global communities.

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Discernment to Heal Myself and Transform the World: A Morning of Reflection with Peter Henriot, SJ

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am PST
Online
Free

As we begin a new year looking ahead to what life might be like after the pandemic, we find ourselves in a pivotal moment in history to reimagine our society and to discern our part in it. Join presenter Fr. Peter Henriot, S.J. (internationally respected Jesuit researcher, speaker and writer on social justice, globalization, and Africa) for a morning of reflection on using social analysis and Ignatian discernment to heal and transform ourselves, so that we can work for peace,…

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March 2021

Live Stations of the Cross with Fr. James Martin, SJ

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - March 12 @ 3:00 pm EST
Virtual
Free

Lent brings an opportunity to pray and reflect in solidarity with our forcibly displaced brothers and sisters around the world. Join JRS/USA for a live reading of the Stations of the Cross with Fr. James Martin, SJ. Join us, as we accompany Jesus on his journey, as we reflect in solidarity and pray for displaced people around the world. March 12, 2021, 2PM Eastern US Time

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Just Universities?: Practicing Solidarity in Difficult Times

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Online
Free

Dr. Julie Rubio, professor of social ethics, at the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University, and Dr. Gerald J. Beyer, associate professor of Christian ethics at Villanova University, will discuss how Catholic social teaching might shape university responses to current pressing issues, including worker justice, diversity and inclusion, and admissions/financial aid. As universities, including Santa Clara University, confront the challenge of covid-19 in the context of increasing corporatization of higher education, Rubio and Beyer will ask, “What would…

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Solidarity on Tap – Trena and Kevin Yonkers Talz

March 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Online

The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Trena and Kevin Yonkers-Talz on Wednesday, March 3 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Over the last 22 years, Trena and Kevin’s work has centered on creating and directing academic formation programs rooted in the Ignatian tradition integrating the exploration of faith and the…

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Novena of Grace: Heal Our Hearts for a Mission of Mercy (9-day online retreat)

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Online
Free

This Lent, we invite you to take one hour a day for a retreat in the midst of daily life. Join us for any or all of the nine days of beautiful song, scripture, inspiring preaching, time for reflection and heartfelt prayers within the context of a contemplative prayer service. Pray with a welcoming faith-filled community for God’s healing and mercy to be received into our hearts and to be manifested in the world. Be nourished and inspired each day…

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Mission Driven Hiring for Equity, Diversity, and Cultural Competence

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EST
Online

  Click Here to Register   Join a Q&A session with Terri Jackson and Christina Vela on Mission-Driven Hiring for Equity, Diversity, and Cultural Competence with fellow educators. Participants will be invited to watch a presentation ahead of time, in which Jackson and Vela take a look at the current demographic make up of the Jesuit Schools Network to inform and guide our presentation that will focus on the need to attract/hire/retain diverse faculty and staff candidates, to include equitable…

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Wardell-Ghirarduzzi presents webinar “A Call to Conversion: Eliminating Anti-Blackness as a Jesuit Catholic University”

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Online

Click Here to Register   Mary J. Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, PhD, vice provost & chief diversity officer at the University of San Francisco (USF) will present a webinar titled, A Call to Conversion: Eliminating anti-Blackness as a Jesuit Catholic University on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. The purpose of Wardell-Ghirarduzzi’s talk is to help Ignatian educators and leaders connect their intent to become an anti-racist university to their impact for reconciliation and justice for the liberation of Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) on a…

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Olga Segura to Present Black Lives Matter Movement Through Lens of Christianity

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Online

Click Here to Register Presented by the Canisius Academy and co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies, Olga M. Segura will virtually deliver the fourth annual Canisius Academy Lecture, based on her just-published book Birth of a Movement: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church. In April of 2019, upon signing her first publishing contract with Orbis Books, Olga Segura set out to write what she envisioned would be “a gentle accompaniment for white Catholics in particular” to contextualize the Black…

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Young Catholics and the Biden Administration: Moral Principles and Policy Priorities

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online

The election and inauguration of the second Catholic president of the United States has put faith front and center in a new administration and Congress governing amid a pandemic, a reckoning on racial injustice, an economic crisis, and a deeply divided nation. The Biden administration offers Catholics opportunities to work together toward shared goals on overcoming COVID-19, reducing poverty, supporting immigrants and refugees, and pursuing racial, economic, and environmental justice. There are also fundamental challenges on abortion and some religious…

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Lessons within Reach: The Space Between Truth, Social Justice, and What it Means ‘to be Maligned’

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Online

Click Here to Register Antoinette Jackson, Ph.D., professor and chair of Anthropology at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa and director of the USF Heritage Research Lab, will deliver the 2021 Humanities Symposium virtual keynote address on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The keynote titled, "Lessons within Reach: The Space Between Truth, Social Justice, and What it Means ‘to be Maligned’," will address Dr. Jackson's experience with the Boot Hill Cemetery Project that inspired Colson Whitehead’s…

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Loyola University Chicago Climate Change Conference

March 15 - March 18
Online

Across the country, youth climate activists are mobilizing people to protect the planet. In 2021, Loyola's Virtual Climate Change Conference will focus on how we can amplify the voices of these young activists. 

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Webinar: Leading Catholic Ethicist to Speak on the Public Responsibility of Catholic Higher Education

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Online

Register Saint Louis University’s Department of Theological Studies will host a public webinar featuring Fordham University professor Rev. Bryan N. Massingale. The webinar is titled: “Men and Women for Others” in a Changing America: The Public Responsibility of Catholic Higher Education. The webinar is slated for 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. Topics will include how Ignatian commitment and identity guide our mission of forming racial justice catalysts for both church and society. Professor Massingale is the James and Nancy Buckman Professor…

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Pope Francis’ Vision for a Synodal Church with Austen Ivereigh

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Online

Photo by Osservatore Romano Christian Life Community in the Metro New York area is delighted to host an online Lenten morning of reflection with renowned author Dr. Austen Ivereigh who will speak on “The People of God inside the Tent of Meeting: Pope Francis' Vision for a Synodal Church." The morning features a talk by Dr. Austen Ivereigh with time to unpack and reflect on his words through personal prayer, Q&A, and small group breakout sessions. Sunday Liturgy will be…

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Climate Change and Catholicism: Climate Justice as Essential to Catholic Mission

March 22 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Zoom, Virtual event CA United States + Google Map

Daniel R. DiLeo, Ph.D., director of the Justice and Peace Studies Program at Creighton University, will outline why sustainability and prophetic action to address climate change are essential—and not just optional add-ons—to the mission of Catholic institutions. Learn why this isn’t always understood as such and ways to strengthen communities’ appreciation of/commitment to these connections. Archbishop Jackels will follow with a response.

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Solidarity on Tap – Mary Wardell Ghirarduzzi, Ph.D.

March 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online

  The Ignatian Solidarity Network invites you to virtual Solidarity on Tap with Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, Ph.D. on Wednesday, March 24 at 9PM ET/6PM PT. Enjoy fellowship and hear powerful reflections from members of the network engaged in work for justice—from a screen near you! Learn more and RSVP at igsol.net/SOT About: Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi brings passion for creating more equitable, inclusive and caring campus climate and culture for all. She is an executive leader skilled at building organizational capacity through…

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Life, Young Latinos, and COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here?

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Online

On March 30, the day of the discussion, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. A year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the United States and the world, many are reflecting on the past year and where we go from here. It has raised questions about whose life is protected and valued by our health care system, which workers are “essential,” and how self-isolation has affected…

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April 2021

Solve Climate by 2030: Nationwide Virtual Teach-in on Climate Solutions and Justice

April 7 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT
Online
Free

The Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College is organizing simultaneous power dialog webinars, one in every state in the country, to hear from climate solutions experts across the nation about ambitious but feasible actions in their state to get on track to solving climate by 2030. Faculty at all levels and across the curriculum can assign viewing of the webinars live or recorded as homework, and then spend the next class discussing climate solutions. More teaching resources can be found here to #MakeClimateaClass. Learn more…

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Care of Creation

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Online
Free

This month, our expert panelists will take a look at the massive environmental challenges we face and our responsibilities to address them. What exactly does it mean to care for creation, particularly for people of faith? How do the impacts of climate change affect the poor, marginalized and most vulnerable among us? And what are some of the steps we can make to be wise stewards of the Earth's resources, and create a sustainable future for humankind? There are two…

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Beyond Laudato Si’: Embracing the Challenge of Franciscan Eco-Spirituality in the Age of Pope Francis

April 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Online
Free

To the mark the 51th anniversary of Earth Day and the 6th anniversary of Pope Francis' landmark encyclical on climate change and environmental ethics, Laudato Si', Gonzaga welcomes Daniel P. Horan, OFM, Ph.D., to campus to offer a lecture entitled, Beyond Laudato Si': Embracing the Challenge of Franciscan Eco-Spirituality in the Age of Pope Francis. From the beginning of his papal ministry, Pope Francis has sought to bring together two rich heritages: the Ignatian tradition of his Jesuit formation and…

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Immigration Challenges and Choices: People, Principles, and Policies

April 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Online

RSVP: bit.ly/ImmigrationChallenges On April 15, the day of the dialogue, all who have RSVP’d will receive an email with a link and step-by-step instructions on how to join the livestream. The United States has a new president with new policies on immigration and refugees. There is a new Congress with old divisions. Developments on the U.S.-Mexico border and violence against Asian Americans and immigrants raise old fears and new challenges. The human, moral, social, and economic costs of our broken…

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Strategic Planning for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
Online

Click Here to Register Join a Q&A session with Deborale Richardson-Phillips, Ph.D. and Carlos Jiménez on Strategic Planning for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism with fellow educators. Participants will be invited to watch presentations from Richardson-Phillips and Jiménez ahead of time. In her presentation, Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Planning: Moving from Compliance to Consciousness, Richardson-Phillips guides participants through the creation of mission driven action plans that strategically link diversity, equity, and inclusion work to the Gospel, Jesuit school mission, and Catholic Social…

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Why Does the Church Care About Climate Change?

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm MST
Online

Please join the SFX Jesuit Community to share an hour with featured webinar speaker: Brian Henning, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy & Environmental Studies at Gonzaga University Date:  Thursday, April 15, 2021 Time:  6:30 PM MST/AZ Time – 7:30 PM MST/AZ Time Please register to attend this webinar.

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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.

Questions: Please contact Kelly Swan at kswan@ignatiansolidarity.net.