Event Title

Ignatian Spirituality, Catholic Theology and Practices of Restorative Justice - VIDEO

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Streaming Media

Start Date

24-10-2013 12:15 PM

End Date

24-10-2013 1:30 PM

Description

Moderated by Jonathan Rothchild, Associate Professor of Theological Studies, LMU

Michael Kennedy, S.J., Executive Director, Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative

From 1994 to 2007, Fr. Mike was pastor at Dolores Mission in Los Angeles, where he developed a passion for working with the poor and marginalized and met countless families whose lives were being torn apart by gang violence and crime. Returning from the General Congregation of the Society of Jesus in 2007, Fr. Mike decided to found Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative and work with people whose lives have been effected by violence and crime. As the Executive Director of this Jesuit Initiative, Fr. Mike gives talks throughout California and the United States on his method of Ignatian meditation. He has been recognized recently for his work by the California Chief of Probation Officers and the City of Los Angeles for the work he is doing to transform the lives of incarcerated youth, their families, and communities.

William O’Neill, S.J., Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University

William O’Neill, S.J. is a member of the Society of Jesus; an associate professor of social ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, and a visiting professor of ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology, Hekima in Nairobi, Kenya. He received his doctorate from Yale in 1988. His writings address questions of human rights, social reconciliation, restorative justice, and refugee and immigration policy. He served as co-chair of the restorative interest group of the Catholic Theological Society. He has worked with refugees in Tanzania and Malawi and done research on human rights in South Africa and Rwanda. He currently serves as the Catholic chaplain at the Federal Women’s Prison in Dublin, California where many migrant women are incarcerated.

Stephen Pope, Professor of Theology, Boston College

Stephen J. Pope received his Ph.D. in theological ethics from the University of Chicago in 1988. He teaches courses on social ethics and theological ethics. He has written The Evolution of Altruism and the Ordering of Love (Georgetown, 1994) and Human Evolution and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2007), and he has edited Essays on the Ethics of St. Thomas Aquinas (Georgetown, 2001). He and his wife have three children and reside in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

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Oct 24th, 12:15 PM Oct 24th, 1:30 PM

Ignatian Spirituality, Catholic Theology and Practices of Restorative Justice - VIDEO

University Hall 1000

Moderated by Jonathan Rothchild, Associate Professor of Theological Studies, LMU

Michael Kennedy, S.J., Executive Director, Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative

From 1994 to 2007, Fr. Mike was pastor at Dolores Mission in Los Angeles, where he developed a passion for working with the poor and marginalized and met countless families whose lives were being torn apart by gang violence and crime. Returning from the General Congregation of the Society of Jesus in 2007, Fr. Mike decided to found Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative and work with people whose lives have been effected by violence and crime. As the Executive Director of this Jesuit Initiative, Fr. Mike gives talks throughout California and the United States on his method of Ignatian meditation. He has been recognized recently for his work by the California Chief of Probation Officers and the City of Los Angeles for the work he is doing to transform the lives of incarcerated youth, their families, and communities.

William O’Neill, S.J., Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University

William O’Neill, S.J. is a member of the Society of Jesus; an associate professor of social ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, and a visiting professor of ethics at the Jesuit School of Theology, Hekima in Nairobi, Kenya. He received his doctorate from Yale in 1988. His writings address questions of human rights, social reconciliation, restorative justice, and refugee and immigration policy. He served as co-chair of the restorative interest group of the Catholic Theological Society. He has worked with refugees in Tanzania and Malawi and done research on human rights in South Africa and Rwanda. He currently serves as the Catholic chaplain at the Federal Women’s Prison in Dublin, California where many migrant women are incarcerated.

Stephen Pope, Professor of Theology, Boston College

Stephen J. Pope received his Ph.D. in theological ethics from the University of Chicago in 1988. He teaches courses on social ethics and theological ethics. He has written The Evolution of Altruism and the Ordering of Love (Georgetown, 1994) and Human Evolution and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2007), and he has edited Essays on the Ethics of St. Thomas Aquinas (Georgetown, 2001). He and his wife have three children and reside in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.