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Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

December 4, 2019

Two Fordham Jesuit Priests incorporate art as part of their mission to serve the community.

UPDATED: William O’Malley, Jesuit & ‘Exorcist’ Actor, Accused of Sexual Abuse

UPDATED: William O’Malley, Jesuit & ‘Exorcist’ Actor, Accused of Sexual Abuse

August 25, 2019

Reverend William J. O’Malley, a former theology teacher at Fordham Preparatory School and one-time actor, has been accused of sexual abuse against a minor. Rev. O’Malley is known for playing Father Joe Dyer in the 1973 film “The Exorcist” and currently resides on the Rose Hill campus. 

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

April 30, 2019

The biggest lesson I have learned as an RA is that out principle role is largely misunderstood.

Student Immerses herself at GO! Cuba

Student Immerses herself at GO! Cuba

April 9, 2019

Contributing Writer Isabel Daniels discusses her experience on the Go! Cuba trip. Her and 11 others ventured to the island to learn more about the country’s culture and the Jesuit values that are reflected in the Loyola Center.

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

February 20, 2019

Colona will be responsible for monitoring how federal and state policies will affect higher education strategy as well as crafting and coordinating Fordham responses and reactions to changes.

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

January 22, 2019

"While none of the accused priests are involved in Fordham University’s student life or operations today, we are horrified that some of these alleged crimes were committed when the perpetrators were associated with the University or were otherwise in close proximity to our students."

Ignatian Week Inspires Mindfulness on Campus

Ignatian Week Inspires Mindfulness on Campus

October 10, 2018

By YUNUEN CHO Contributing Writer From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, Fordham University launched its annual Ignati...

In Defense of Jesuit Education

October 10, 2018

In light of the alleged conduct of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, an alumnus of Georgetown Prepar...

IFTJ Embraces Fordham’s Jesuit Values

IFTJ Embraces Fordham’s Jesuit Values

November 30, 2017

BY MARIEA SEKIJIMA Contributing Writer One of the most frequent questions I receive as a student ...

What Are These “Jesuit Values”?

What Are These “Jesuit Values”?

October 12, 2017

By MICHAEL C. MCCARTHY S.J. Vice President for Mission Integration and Planning Professors often talk about how ...

Interfaith Marriage Debated at FCLC

November 13, 2014

By Connor Mannion Contributing Writer Published: November 13, 2014 On Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., Reverend Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., Laurence J. McGinley professor of religion and society, concluded that interfaith marriage is a threat to organized religious traditions in America at his lecture, “Interfaith Marriage: A Conc...