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  •  Commemorating the UCA Martyrs

    Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

    Last Saturday, our students participated in the activities commemorating the lives and commitments of the six Jesuit and their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America (UCA) who killed at the UCA back in 1989.
    Every year this event draws thousands of people from El Salvador and other countries.

    The anniversary is always an important celebration for la Casa de la Solidaridad. Throughout its history, the program has drawn inspiration from the Jesuit martyrs.

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  •  Casa Education Network at the IFTJ

    Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010

    This year’s Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice (IFTJ) will be held in Washington DC at Georgetown’s Conference Center from Nov. 13-15, 2010. The theme of this year’s Teach-in is Prophetic Lives. Caminando Juntos.

    Mark Ravizza S.J. (Jesuit in Resident, Casa Bayanihan) and Heidi Kallen (Co-Director of Casa Bayanihan) will be representing the Casa Educational Network at the IFTJ this year.

    There will be a breakout session held Saturday Nov. 13, at 8pm. Those interested in exploring the option of studying abroad with Casa de la Solidaridad in El Salvador or Casa Bayanihan in the Philippines are encouraged to come to the session to learn more about our program. 

    In addition, Mark Ravizza S.J. will be giving one of the main stage talks at the Teach-in Saturday evening at 5:30pm. His talk is titled, How Does the Death of the UCA Martyrs Call Us to a New Life?

    More information regarding the Teach-in schedule of activities, speakers, breakout sessions, Advocacy Day etc., can be found at:

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