Ignatian Insights COVID-19

Ignatian Insights

Ignatian Insights: Rev. Peter Nguyen, SJ

What does God ask of us these days? The Rev. Peter Nguyen, SJ, PhD, assistant professor of theology in the College of Arts and Sciences, reflects on that question in this last installment of Ignatian Insights. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. Tom Simonds, SJ

During this challenging time, it is helpful to discover healthy activities that keep us in good spiritual shape. Rev. Tom Simonds, SJ, EdD, professor of education in the College of Arts and Sciences, suggests trying the Lectio Divina as a way of praying with the Bible. Please watch this installment of Ignatian Insights.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. Dzao Vu, SJ

The Rev. Dzao Vu, SJ, PharmD, instructor in our School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, shares that this unsettling time of the COVID-19 pandemic reminds him of his journey to America, arriving without any connections and his only resource being his Catholic faith. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. James Clifton, SJ

In this week’s installment of Ignatian Insights, the Rev. James Clifton, SJ, associate dean in the School of Medicine, shares that praise, reverence, and service do not originate from us but are a response from us to God’s goodness, holiness, and generosity. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. Ben Osborne, SJ

As we continue to celebrate the Easter season, the Rev. Ben Osborne, SJ, chaplain in the School of Medicine, shares that St. Ignatius, through the Spiritual Exercises, invites and encourages us to pray with the Gospel stories of the risen Jesus. Please watch this week’s installment of Ignatian Insights.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. John Shea, SJ

The simple practice of gratitude can help keep us grounded in these difficult and uncertain times. The Rev. John Shea, SJ, PhD, assistant professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, shares that message in this latest installment of Ignatian Insights. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD

Ignatian discernment teaches us about desolation and consolation. In this installment of Ignatian Insights, I briefly discuss how these movements of the spirit can be instructive in our daily lives and decision-making. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: The Rev. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, PhD, PhD

In World War I, this young French Jesuit was offered a commission in the French army, but he chose, instead, to serve as a stretcher-bearer. It was a grizzly experience, but one that would shape the life of the Rev. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ.

The Rev. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, PhD, PhD, the John A. Creighton University Professor in the School of Medicine and chair of Department of Medical Humanities, briefly shares Fr. Teilhard’s story.

Watch the latest installment of Ignatian Insights.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. Nicholas Santos, SJ, PhD

Fr. Nicholas Santos, SJ, PhD, is rector of the Jesuit communities for Creighton University and Creighton Preparatory School and an associate professor of marketing in the Heider College of Business. He also joins me in concelebrating the popular Tuesday Night Masses for students. In this second installment of Ignatian Insights, he talks about the three movements of God in his life. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD


Ignatian Insights: Fr. Greg Carlson, SJ

Fr. Greg Carlson, SJ, is a familiar face on our campus, having taught at Creighton for varying lengths of time since 1979 and currently serving as an associate professor of English and theology and associate director of our Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality.

A collector of fables and an aficionado of model trains, Fr. Carlson also regularly directs Ignatian silent retreats. His message today leads off our new Ignatian Insights series, which seeks to provide wisdom, guidance, and hope during this time of global pandemic. Please watch the video.

Sincerely,

Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, SJ, PhD