Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

Oct 22-24, 2022 | Washington, D.C.

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Learn, pray, and advocate for justice at the largest annual Catholic social justice gathering in the United States.

The Teach-In is a place for members of the Ignatian family (Jesuit institutions and larger church) to be empowered, re-energized, inspired, challenged, and supported by a community that sees faith and justice integrally linked. Now in its 25th year, the Teach-In has a rich history rooted in honoring the Jesuits and their companions who were martyred in El Salvador in 1989.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

OCT 22

1-4PM
Pre-Sessions (Includes Orientation, Networking Sessions, and Advocacy Training)

4:30-10PM
Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Day 1

10PM
Reflection Rooms Open

OCT 23

8:45AM-8PM
Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Day 2

8PM
Reflection Rooms Open

OCT 24

9:15AM
Public Witness

9:45AM
Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Since its inception, the Ignatian Family Teach-In has been rooted in a deep fidelity to our ever-evolving call to live out a faith that does justice. This dynamic commitment must be constantly renewed: by gathering as communities, restoring our energies, celebrating success and mourning our losses—all of which helps us to continue engaging with and responding to the signs of our times. 

Our world and church grapple with challenges old and new. These challenges require creativity, courage, and resilience—traits embodied by our first protest in Georgia twenty-five years ago. In Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis wrote, “each new generation must take up the struggles and attainments of past generations, while setting its sights even higher. This is the path. Goodness, together with love, justice and solidarity, are not achieved once and for all; they have to be realized each day” (11). 

As we gather each year in Washington, D.C., we do so in solidarity with all who have committed themselves to the work of justice. We do so with the acknowledgement that this work is never done, and that we are called, as Pope Francis reminds us, to continually reach higher in pursuit of a more just church and world.

Don’t miss your chance to join us.

Please Note: In order to allow a broader range of institutions and individuals to attend the Teach-In, we have established the following delegation caps:

College | ISN Member | No Cap
College | Non-Member | No Cap

Parish | ISN Member | No Cap
Parish | Non-Member | No Cap

High School | ISN Member or Cristo Rey School ( 800+ School Population) | 25 Students
High School | ISN Member or Cristo Rey School ( Less Than 800 School Population) | 20 Students
High School | Non-Member | 10 Students

*There is no cap on faculty/staff attendees.

  • Early Registration
    (3/18-6/1)

  • Member Institutions/Individual Members
  • $125/person
  • Non-Member Institutions/Non-Individual Members
  • $160/person
  • Cristo Rey School Institutions
  • $40/person
  • Standard Registration
    (6/2-10/21)

  • Member Institutions/Individual Members
  • $150/person
  • Non-Member Institutions/Non-Individual Members
  • $185/person
  • Cristo Rey School Institutions
  • $50/person
  • At the Door
    (10/22-10/23)

  • Member Institutions/Individual Members
  • $175/person
  • Non-Member Institutions/Non-Individual Members
  • $210/person
  • Cristo Rey School Institutions
  • $50/person

Cancellations/ Refunds: A non-refundable deposit of $50 per person is due at the time of registration. Any cancellations occurring prior to 9/15 will be eligible for a refund of registration fees minus the non-refundable deposit. Cancellations occurring 9/16 or later will not be eligible for a refund.

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