Vincent L. Strand, SJ, who entered the Jesuits after graduating from Marquette University in 2005, reflects on the experience of living and studying theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Bernadette (MU ‘91) credits her Jesuit education as a driving force in her work. “It contributed to my feeling that I have gifts – like everyone does – and have an obligation to use those gifts to try to help other people.”
January 5, 2014 – National Migration Week focuses on helping migrants, especially children, the undocumented, refugees, and victims of human trafficking. Often at risk of violence or exploitation, these vulnerable populations need support so they can thrive.
Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Robert C. Dressman, S.J. (CDT), who died at 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. May he rest in peace.
A native of Cincinnati, Father Raterman attended Holy Family grammar and middle school before attending Elder High in Cincinnati for two years. After completing two years at Elder High, Fr. Raterman transferred to St. Xavier High where he graduated in 1942. His time at St. Xavier started him down the path to becoming a Jesuit, and he quickly entered the novitiate in Milford, Ohio, in 1942.
Early in 2013, Grace McGrath realized a long-held dream to visit India. While gaining even more than she imagined possible, she also discovered a new dream: to support the work of Jesuits educating poor (often orphaned) children living in the northeastern part of the country.