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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | Alumnus donor Arthur Calagini, who endowed the Calagini Completative Center in 1991, and his wife donated $10 million for financial aid and campus ministry.

Alumnus Donates $10 Million for Financial Aid, Campus Ministry

Long-time benefactors Arthur Calcagnini (CAS ’54) and his wife Nancy donated $10 million to support the Office of Mission and Ministry and financial aid, University President John J. DeGioia announced in a campus-wide email March 12. The university will use $7.5 million of the funds for undergraduate scholarships, and the[Read More…]

by March 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA BOWMAN/THE HOYA | Neil P. McLaughlin, Hospital Chaplain, 1965-1983

Summer Hospital Chaplain McLaughlin Abused Children Years Before Counseling Patients

Shortly after his ordination in 1959, Fr. Neil McLaughlin, S.J., sexually abused two minors, including his niece, according to accusations deemed credible by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. He then went on to work at Georgetown University Hospital over 18 years. From 1965 until 1983, McLaughlin worked[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14

VIEWPOINT: Establish Buddhist Chaplaincy

When I attended the Jesuit Values Panel during New Student Orientation, the panel’s moderator claimed that Georgetown had “all major religious traditions represented.” However, the world’s fourth-largest tradition was missing: Buddhism. As a Theravada Buddhist from Thailand, one of my greatest fears in coming to Georgetown University was its identity[Read More…]

by February 3, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J., died Aug. 4 at 93.

Fr. Francis Schemel, SJ, Chaplain to Staff, Dies at 93

Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J., Georgetown University’s chaplain to staff and beloved chocolatier, died Aug. 4 at 93 years old. A memorial service was held at Dahlgren Chapel on Aug. 9. Schemel was buried following the service in the Georgetown Cemetery. Born in Archbald, Pennsylvania in 1925, Schemel first came to[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown’s Hindu Chaplain Pratima Dharm provided students with religious ceremonies, blessings and counseling during her three-month stay on campus. Dharm resigned this week.

New Hindu Chaplain Resigns

The university’s first Hindu chaplain, Pratima Dharm, announced her imminent resignation from her position Jan. 22, citing personal reasons. Dharm, 43, who began working at Georgetown in October, will leave the university Jan. 31 and said she will retire from the U.S. military, where she served as the Army’s first[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Hindu Chaplain Hired

Georgetown will welcome its first Hindu chaplain, army captain and chaplain Pratima Dharm, in October. After Dharm retires from active duty, she will begin working part time with students, professors and the Office of Mission and Ministry. Dharm currently serves as the first Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army and[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Chaplain Leaves Position

Emmanuel Kornyo, former chaplain-in-residence for the third floor of New South Hall, will not return to his position or live on campus after his alleged involvement in an incident of family disturbance Wednesday night. “These matters are sensitive and appropriate steps are being taken,” Director of Media Relations Rachel Pugh wrote[Read More…]

by February 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Chaplain Implicated in Family Disturbance

Emmanuel Kornyo, the chaplain-in-residence for the third floor of New South Hall, left campus after allegedly being involved in an incident of family disturbance Wednesday night. According to a Metropolitan Police Department incident report, Kornyo and his wife, Rebecca, got into a verbal dispute at around 10:50 p.m. Wednesday. An initial report from the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Chaplains Connect With Students

Chaplains Connect With Students

It is midnight on the third floor of Darnall, and a small group of freshmen are chatting as they watch TV and plug away at their homework. As a Catholic priest strolls in with a plate of freshly baked treats, a student yells down the hall,”Fr. McManus has cookies!” and more[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News