Two new Jesuits on board

by Steven Boyd Saum |

John P. Koeplin, S.J.

Courtesy Roger de la Rosa, S.J.

Associate professor of accounting in the School of Business and Management at the University of San Francisco.
Fr. Koeplin was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1991. He is a certified public accountant and holds a B.A. in accounting from San Jose State University, an M.A. in divinity and theology from the Regis School of Theology, an MBA in taxation from Golden Gate University, and a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of North Texas.

Gilbert Sunghera, S.J.

Photo by Will Crocker

Assistant professor of architecture at the University of Detroit Mercy and director of UDM Liturgical Space Consulting Service.
Fr. Sunghera holds a B.A. in social ecology from the University of California, Irvine; a master of architecture from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; a master of divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley; and a master of Sacred Theology from the Institute of Sacred Music, Worship, and the Arts, Yale University.

Summer 2014

Table of contents


A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.