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

The Fragility of Faith


In an age when religion is associated as much with violence as benevolence, when propositions of faith are often framed as oppositional to modern science, and one-fifth of all Americans self-identify as “none of the above” with regard to religion, the question is one of the most significant of our time. Read More.


A Life of Faith & Courage


As we commemorate a variety of anniversaries in El Salvador, including the 35th Anniversary of the assassination of Oscar Romero, Anthony Ferrari, '15 shares reflections and a translation of Rutilio Grande's Sermon de Apopa.


In the Spotlight


Please join us for the first annual Ignatian Center Invitational Golf Tournament to benefit the Thriving Neighbor's Initiative April 12-13, 2015 at Rosewood Cordevalle. Read More.


Good Neighbors
In its first year, Thriving Neighbors began a long-term partnership with residents of San Jose’s Greater Washington area. Here, one in five residents lives below the federal poverty line. TNI’s first community partner is Washington Elementary, home to a successful after-school program and Madre a Madre, an active mother’s group. Read more.