The Hank Center encourages you to view Martin Scorsese's new film, Silence, about the persecution of Japanese Christians and their Jesuit missionaries. Click here to view an interview with Scorsese about the film and his visit to the Vatican.
The 2017-2018 Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History is pleased to announce its year-long seminar series. This speaker series brings together outstanding scholars to discuss Catholic social thought regarding the Jesuit missionaries in America and the impact of colonialism and Native American practices on Christianity and spirituality. Each seminar is free and open to the public. Click here to view the schedule of speakers.
I Was a Stranger: Student Stories of Religious Hospitality
This fall, CCIH shifts the focus of its Catholicism in Dialogue event toward the contemporary challenge of living together in a multicultural and interfaith setting, and combines forces with Campus Ministry and the Department of Theology & Religious Studies to offer students a weeklong experience of hospitality called “There Are No Strangers Here: A Week of Welcoming from Loyola’s Religious Communities.”
Fall 2017 Faculty Reading Group: Orthodoxy and Fr. Brown by G.K. Chesterton
The Fall 2017 reading group is dedicated to G.K. Chesterton's seminal work, Orthodoxy, and the mysteries of Fr. Brown.
Thank You and Farewell, Fr. Bosco
After 14 years at Loyola and 5 years as Hank Center director, Fr. Mark Bosco steps down and joins Georgetown University as Mission and Ministry VP. numerous faculty
America Magazine Welcomes Hank Center Alumnus: Angelo Jesus Canta
This past week, America Magazine welcomed the latest O'Hare Fellows to its team. Among the three college graduates selected for this highly competitive program was Loyola University Chicago and the Hank Center's own Angelo Jesus Canta (pictured right).
The Hank Center is co-sponsoring a conference that will explore the role that Catholic writers play—and the role they will continue to play—in American culture and in the life of the church. Showcasing works that integrate the Catholic vision into the wider world, this forum is for scholars, writers, editors, publishers, critics, and all lovers of great writing.
Ignacio de Loyola, directed by Paolo Dy and starring Andreas Muñoz is a thrilling look at the life of the founder of the Society of Jesus. Please join the Jesuit leaders of Loyola’s CLCs for a post-screening discussion.
The Catholic Studies Program's Fourth Annual John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum is soon approaching. They're asking Loyola students to submit TED-style talks, paper presentations, art, music, film, theatre, dance, etc. for this forum. The theme this year is Beauty. Click through for more information.