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Video Presentations

Historical Patterns in the American Immigration Debate: Heather Fryer

Heather Fryer uses her gifts as an historian to reveal some surprising patterns in the immigration story in the U.S. Understanding our history can help us understand the forces within us all which tend to resist “aliens” in our land.


Ahead of Their Time:
The Story of the Omaha DePorres Club

Matt HollandMatt Holland's presentation on The DePorres Club was an interracial group of young people who used non-violent methods to confront and change discriminatory policies in stores, factories and businesses who refused to serve minorities.


An Evening with Greg Boyle:

Greg Boyle, S.J.Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J., one of the most inspiring Jesuits in the country, spoke with us at Creighton to help us better understand what he discovers working with the gangs of East Los Angeles.



Commencement Address of Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J.

Finding God, with the poor, in our poverty: Boyle 2

A Special Evening of Reflection on
The Two Standards and Our Culture Today



Effective Leadership in a Complex World:Lowney

Chris Lowney draws from the Ignatian tradition,highlighting self-leadership tools for making good decisions, for getting results every day, and for seeing the broader purpose in one's work.


Don Doll: My Journey as a Priest and Photographer: Doll

Don Doll, S.J. provides a retrospective of his life's work at the publication of his third and newest book, A Call to Vision, A Jesuit’s Perspective on the World.




An Evening with Fr. Peter Henriot, S.J.

Peter Henriot, S.J. Fr. Peter Henriot, S.J. is an internationally respected Jesuit researcher, speaker and writer on Social Justice, Globalization and Africa, who came to the U.S., from his current home in Zambia, to give the keynote address: "Justice in Africa: On Whose Terms?" at Creighton University.

On the Camino in Lent: Margaret Hoarty

Margaret Hoarty CU Alums Margaret Hoarty and her husband, Tom, spent six weeks in the late summer of 2012 walking the Camino de Santiago. Over the 450 mile trek, they prayed and walked and met other pilgrims from around the world.She illustrates memories of a treasured journey with her husband where they encountered God in a very real way.

Pacem in Terris at 50:
Catholics and Human Rights in the 21st Century

HollenbachDavid Hollenbach, S.J. deliversthe first Markoe-DePorres Social Justice Lecture at Creighton in 1994.




How Can Lent Help Us: Mariana Milller Miller

Rooted in her experience as a wife and mother and grounded in her experience in the Catholic and Ignatian tradition, Mariana helps us reflect upon how Lent can be a time of real renewal for us all.


"Seeking Something More": A Nicaraguan Immersion Experience Conversations

Three Creighton members of the Ignatian Colleagues Program travelled to Nicaragua, as part of the immersion experience required by that program. They shared their journey with us here.



Whispers From the Streets: Whispers

A culmination of a year long research project with subsequent research over a decade to capture the routine trials and conflicts of the severely poor. Together we take a journey as we discover a transformation from intolerance to solidarity and the individuals and circumstances that take us there.


Creighton University Student Stories:Student composit

Nine Creighton University students share their stories from their Fall Break Service and Justice Trips with faculty and staff. These nine students were among 140 students who went to 30 sites across the country.


Video Presentations

Mercy in the City: Kerry Weber

Kerry graciously Skyped with our two reading groups on the Creighton Campus. Watch her share her experiences of the book and her reflections on it since. With each group, Kerry was very personal and inspiring to us.


Faculty Conversations: Eloquence in Jesuit Education Restoration
Shows the history of the Society of Jesus and its Implications for Jesuit Education Today: Celebrating 200 Years of Restoration.



"Amazing People": A Lenten Retreat with RefugeesSmith

A presentation by Fr. Gary Smith, S.J. at Creighton University




A Family Celebration of
Ignatius of Loyola, Francis Xavier, and Peter Favre:

A Jesuit Jubilee Presentation recognizing the 450th anniversary of the death of Ignatius of Loyola and the 500th anniversary of the births of Francis Xavier (the great world missionary) and Peter Favre (the great giver of the Spiritual Exercises).


A talk by Fr. Paul Coutinho at Creighton University on the worldwide reading group: How Big is Your God?





125 Years of Jesuit Lay Partnership in Omaha with the very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.





A Reflection on the Passion of Christ from a Physician and Believer, a presentation by Dr. Gerard J. Stanley, Sr. M.D.





Province Days of the JubileeWisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus celebrates with multiple presentations on Spirituality from Fr. Janos Lukacs, S.J., Sr. Marian Cowan, CSJ, and Fr. Hector D'Sousa, S.J.


Faculty Conversations: Eloquence in Jesuit Education :Graduation

Six members of a delegation (see list below) from Creighton recently attended a Heartland-Delta Faculty Conversations weekend. They spent two days discussing this topic with colleagues from Jesuit universities in the Midwest and South. On Wednesday, April 3 they shared their experiences at a panel discussion.

Fr. Rick Curry, S.J.- Cardoner at Creighton

Curry, S.J.

Fr. Rick Curry, S.J.

Cardoner at Creighton, celebrates service with this presentation on April 7, 2011.



Audio Presentations

Ignatius, Jesus, and Aesop: Carlson

A Three Part Talk by Larry Gillick, S.J. and Greg Carlson, S.J.




A Talk by Fr. Larry Gillick, S.J. on Shame




PeterMarilynA Way of Hope for Our Times: The Two Standards and Our World Today



Bishop Thomas Gumbleton and Bruce Gagnon give a presentation on "StratCom's Role in the Militarization of Space: An Update and Catholic Response".

John Carr presents "The Story of Faithful Citizenship: History, Context, Directions, and Dangers".

NBC political analyst Tim Russert gave the commencement address during Creighton University’s morning commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2006.

Mary Ann Vail presents a talk on grief: Seeking God When We Seem Lost in Grief"

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