Post Tagged with: "reflection"

University President John J. DeGioia

Fr. Schall’s, S.J., presence and contributions to our community for the past 52 years have been extraordinary. His passion for philosophy is contagious, and both his scholarship and deep caring for his students have helped to make our community and our world a better place. We are grateful for his[Read More…]

by December 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Katelyn Jones (COL ’11)

Fr. James Schall, S.J., was the first teacher I had at Georgetown who I felt like I could ask for any kind of help and receive it, whether it was a recommendation letter or a bit of food or cooking advice — he is the reason that I am now a[Read More…]

by December 6, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

David Gregory (COL ’10)

Fr. James Schall, S.J., once paused in the middle of class and exclaimed, “I want to move your souls!” I think this caught everyone off guard, but the man knew that his role as a Jesuit pedagogue was to draw our hearts and minds toward the deepest truths of human[Read More…]

by December 6, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized
Meditations on the MTA

Meditations on the MTA

Real New Yorkers don’t stand on escalators. They don’t walk up them, either. They run. Because that deafening screech is the 4 train pulling into the 59th Street station, and missing it means it’ll be a bad morning. Actually, real New Yorkers never have a good morning. And they certainly don’t say[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide
What’s in a Cup of Coffee

What’s in a Cup of Coffee

At around 11 p.m. last Friday night, I clocked out of my closing shift at The Midnight MUG for the final time. It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that in the fall I won’t be trudging across campus to my house at 3 a.m. covered in syrup[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Opinion

MAHER: Reflection Soothes Souls

A wise Franciscan nun once counseled me that it is imperative to locate the oases of grace in your life and visit them regularly. She explained that we all know of places where the odds are good that we will brush up against God or, better, that we will allow[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Opinion

A Look Back and Ahead

Being a second-semester senior is strange. There’s no way around it. For those like me who aren’t going to graduate school, there are only a few months left before the real world comes crashing into our lives like a ton of bricks. The pressure of finding a job makes peaceful[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Missing a Foggy Day in London

LONDON — I write this column from London, where I am spending six days between classes, giving several presentations on my books and current research. And indulging in a bit of nostalgia. Three decades ago, I was ending a seven-year stint here doing my graduate studies at the London School[Read More…]

by October 26, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion