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Service & Spirituality

  • The Lesson for Today

    The Lesson for Today

    Dorian Llywelyn, S.J., 28 Sep 2017

    Education, data, and a Silicon Valley solution to help teachers better understand students in East San Jose and beyond. A conversation with John Matthew Sobrato ’10.

    Fall 2017

  • Strength in Numbers

    Strength in Numbers

    Giannina Ong ’18, 28 Sep 2017

    The Jean Donovan Fellowship helps Nicholas Chan ’20 harvest hope in Cape Town.

    Fall 2017

  • A Bigger Stage

    A Bigger Stage

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    First priest, then social worker, CEO, and teller of stories: Jim Purcell on what drew him to Santa Clara—and what Jesuit education can be.

    Summer 2017
     

  • Nuns and Nones

    Nuns and Nones

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Religious studies scholar Elizabeth Drescher talks to the religiously unaffiliated across the country and says: Tell me about your spiritual lives. A conversation about her book Choosing Our Religion.

    Summer 2017 

  • Dueling Pianists

    Dueling Pianists

    Alicia K. Gonzales ’09, 15 Jun 2017

    Finding love at the piano bench: Chris Wemp ’12, M.A. ’18 and Claire Kunkle ’14.

    Summer 2017
     

  • Recovery of faith in a new direction

    Recovery of faith in a new direction

    David E. DeCosse, 6 Apr 2017

    Ethicist David DeCosse considers the distinction between religion and God in the the novel and movie Silence.

  • The Story of Islam

    The Story of Islam

    David Pinault, 22 Mar 2017

    Religious Studies professor David Pinault provides a primer on Islam and argues it includes a greater diversity of views and potentials than alarmists in Europe and the United States allow.

  • Staying Present

    Staying Present

    Gus Hardy ’16, 18 Feb 2017

    A life of service is never easy. Having autism can make it even harder.

  • The Course of Wisdom

    The Course of Wisdom

    Jamie Manson, 7 Feb 2017

    Some distinguished scholars have their papers placed in a university archive. Sister Sandra Schneiders earned a curated exhibition that depicts her life’s work.

  • Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams

    Michael S. Malone ’75, MBA ’77 , 30 Jan 2017

    You’ve undoubtedly tasted the produce George Chiala ’64 grew. Once upon a time, it started with strawberries.