Bill McJannet found advocacy service, spiritual community, through Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps
- Published in NW Stories
VATICAN CITY - The quest to find life on other planets got a boost when astronomers confirmed the existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star just 40 light years away.
WASHINGTON - Actor Andrew Garfield underwent the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, as part of his preparation for playing a Jesuit priest in Martin Scorsese's new film, "Silence."
WASHINGTON - More than 70 presidents at Catholic colleges and universities have signed a statement pledging their support for students attending their schools who are legally protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.
SEATTLE – In 1891, Seattle was a distant logging town with a splendid harbor, a growing population and a humble parish school that one day would become Seattle University.
TACOMA - Heart surgery hasn’t stopped 80-year-old Jesuit Father Pete Henriot from raising money to pay for construction of a school in Malawi, a poor country in southern Africa.
I don't think I can call it "the mysterious case of the handprint in the night," but it did jolt me awake.
FEDERAL WAY – Stories of Syrian refugees and insight into that country’s upheaval will be presented by Jesuit Father David Nazar Jan. 24-28 at Seattle University and parishes in Federal Way, Seattle and Edmonds.