Faith, Justice, and the Intellectual Life

As an interdisciplinary Center of Distinction, the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education serves the core vision and mission of Santa Clara University. More About the Center

Carolyn Woo

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I am Climate Change. I am the Cause. I am the Solution. 
In this lecture, Dr. Woo considers the pope's call for a conversion of heart to cherish the earth as God's creation and honor the dignity of people above profits, technology, and globalization.Read More.


Celebrating Interreligious Dialogue and Collaboration

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On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, Santa Clara University, the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose, the Cantorial and Rabbinic Association of Greater San Jose, Silicon Valley Interreligious Council, and the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley join together in celebrating this milestone for interfaith relationships, and commit to continued partnership and dialogue as friends and colleagues. Read More.


Climate Conference: Our Future on a Shared Planet

"Our Future on a Shared Planet: Silicon Valley in Conversation with the Environmental Teachings of Pope Francis" is a conference sponsored by Santa Clara University open to the campus and to the surrounding community in the Bay Area and beyond. In June, Pope Francis released the encyclical called "Laudato Si" ("Praised Be") on the environment and the global challenge of climate change. The document is unprecedented in the long history of Catholicism and offers a rich opportunity to create a dialogue among many actors (religious, scientific, economic, business, political, and more) around one of the great issues of our time. Read more.

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Second Annual Ignatian Center Invitational
Ignatian Center Invitational participants will help raise $65,000, with 75% of the net proceeds earmarked for Thriving Neighbors Initiative, and 25% of net proceeds directed to any Santa Clara University initiative of the winning team’s choosing.Read more.