Laugh and grow strong is an Ignatian phrase that
captures the Collins’ family approach to life. As this month’s featured alumni
living the mission, the Collins family shares their perspective of how
Jesuit education has shaped them into a family which finds God in all things.
From working and studying at Jesuit universities, to choosing graduate programs
in social work and disability advocacy, not to mention moving to Bolivia for a
year to volunteer with Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Kathy, Bill, Sheila and Katie
have made a commitment to be of service to others. As they note;
“We have been able to laugh, grow strong, and also challenge
and encourage each other on our individual journeys. We try to
consider what God is calling each of us to bring to and take
from the world.” Click here to read their reflections.
Magis wants to remind you that
there are just a few spots left for alumni on the Ignatian Silent Retreat
happening the weekend of November 9-11, 2012. This is a great way to unplug
from the everyday hustle and bustle to make space for quiet reflection Also, save
the date for the Justice Education Forum: A Teach-In on Economic Justicebeing held on Saturday, December 1, 2012. This new format will
deepen the experience, inviting participants to learn, share, and act. Checkout our eNewsletter for upcoming programs and events
that help you to put into practice the Jesuit values of faith, justice, and
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