In both their own pursuits of an education and later in their role as educators, Jesuits look to Joseph de Jouvancy’s ‘The Way to Learn and the Way to Teach’ as a guide.
The names of Jesuits credibly accused of sexually abusing minors were released by the U.S.A. Jesuits Northeast Province Tuesday morning. The list includes two Jesuits, now deceased, who worked at Boston College, although the alleged abuse did not occur while they worked at the University.
“The question is how are you most effectively going to engage with the political structures and political like, and I think again, dialogue, engagement, participation, and sometimes confrontation,” Von Arx said.
“People have a good heart and want to contribute back to society,” Richards said. “They might not identify with institutional church, but they still believe in humanity.”
Prior to teaching at Boston College, Fr. Jiang worked in Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam for UNESCO, teaching children English and math.
In today’s fast-paced world, the charm of the ancient Jesuit practice appeals to students seeking a chance to pause and reflect on their day.
The Jesuits at BC addressed the recent attacks in Paris, offering words of hope and resilience during a period of reflection.