Social Justice and the Mission
February 2011 Newsletter
Watch a brief video of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., former U.S. Senator, as he discusses how Jesus promoted ideas of social justice and love for others.
Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice
Since 1983, the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice at Fordham University has spread the Jesuit philosophy of respect and dignity for all persons. Focused upon homines pro allis, men and women for others, this program provides over 1,200 Fordham students with tools to explore their experiences together connecting service, justice, community, and spirituality.
Considered the founder of the modern, post-Vatican II Society of Jesus, Arrupe was the central figure in the renewal of the Society after Vatican Council II. In a now famous address to alumni of Jesuit schools in Europe, Arrupe called for a re-education to justice.
A companion to Do You Speak Ignatian?, this book includes narratives from faculty and staff regarding their work in relation to key Jesuit values.
“In the faces of men and women I see God.” - Walt Whitman
(Picture by Meghan Snyder)
More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.
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