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Christmas Reflection

This time of year, It’s a Wonderful Life often is on television. It is the quintessential Christmas story with a hero and a villain and we all know that the good guy wins in the end. Read more...

Advent Reflection

As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder,
we look for signs of hope during this Advent Season.
There is hope in the evergreens that brave the snow.
There is hope in childrens’ hearts as they look forward to Christmas.
There is hope as more candles are lit on the Advent Wreath.
But the greatest hope is the promise: “You are to conceive
and bear a son and you are to name him Jesus. He will be
great and be called Son of the Most High.”

Advent Resources

Many Ignatian Advent Resources are available through our friends at Loyola Press, and we encourage Marquette alumni to explore the readings, poems, reflections, and online Advent Calendar available there.

Chanukkah Blessings

Jewish members of our community will be observing Hanukkah from December 6-14. Please view the Candle lighting blessings for this joyful Festival of Lights.



Finding God in a concrete jungle

Katie Coldwell, Arts '09, wanted to be a missionary. She discovered what that means behind the walls of one of Brazil's largest women's prisons.





St. Ignatius Loyola, the Jesuits, Ignatian Spirituality