John P. Schlegel, S.J., describes his journey from president of Creighton University to president and publisher of America Press, Inc. A native of Iowa, Fr. Schlegel has spent most of his ministry in university administration. He is a longtime reader of America, and here describes some of his hopes for the magazine as it navigates the new media environment and seeks to attract the next generation of readers.
Archive for November 29th 2011
When John Endres, S.J., and Julia Prinz, V.D.M.F., traveled to Asia in 2009 with a delegation from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, they were not sure to expect. Their trip gave them unique insights into the lives of their students, in particular women religious, who travel from the Pacific Rim to study theology in Berkeley. They witnessed women working closely with the poor and practicing a theology that grew from the culture. Sr. Prinz and Fr. Endres recently spoke about their journey at a "Theology in the City" lecture sponsored by JSTB.
Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York recently spoke with James Martin, S.J., about his new book Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life during the the archbishop's weekly radio program on The Catholic Channel. Audio courtesy Sirius Satellite Radio.