Tag Archives: Jesuits

Jesuit Higher Education and the Signs of the Times


In this program Fr. Dennis Hamm, S.J. considers the model of St. Ignatius as a challenge to Jesuit colleges and universities to discern the signs of the times.

Fr. Hamm is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Creighton University.

The Suppression and Restoration of the Jesuits


Fr. Tom Lucas discusses the historical suppression and restoration of the Jesuit order. The suppression took place in the middle of the 18th century. 2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society.

The Ignatian Colleagues Program


Colette O’Meara-McKinney discusses her experience with the Ignatian Colleagues Program. ICP is designed to help the next generation of administrators at Jesuit colleges and universities experience the Ignatian and Jesuit traditions of education and spirituality more deeply.

O’Meara-McKinney is Associate Vice President in the office of the president at Creighton University.

Teaching the Teachers


Resident Assistant Professor Max Engel discusses the ways in which Ignatian values impact the formation of teachers at Creighton University.

Engel holds a joint appointment in the Department of Theology and the Department of Education.

Mission and Marketing


Dr. Eileen Burke Sullivan joins program hosts John O’Keefe and Wendy M. Wright to discuss the use of Jesuit mottos to market Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

The discussion focuses specifically on the key mottos Magis and Ad Majorem Dei  Gloriam (A.M.D.G.).

Image of St. Ignatius by Rev. Michael Tang.

Journey to the Jesuits


Rev. Patrick Gilger, S. J. discusses his own journey to ordination as a Jesuit priest. Gilger, who was ordained in 2013, is currently serving as Associate Pastor of St. John’s Church at Creighton. He is also one of the founders of the blog The Jesuit Post and serves as the Editor-in-Chief.