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Ignatian Values in Action Lecture - Fr. James Martin, SJ

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

The book we have selected for the 2017-2018 academic year Royal Reads Program is The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything by James Martin, SJ.  

The Royal Reads Program is happy to announce that Fr. Martin will visit the University of Scranton on Thursday, September 14, 2017 as the keynote speaker for our annual lecture on Ignatian Values in Action (7PM at the Byron Center).  All incoming freshman are required to attend this event.  

REV. JAMES MARTIN, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, and bestselling author of Jesus: A PilgrimageThe Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, andBetween Heaven and Mirth. Father Martin has written for many publications, including theNew York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular commentator in the national and international media. He has appeared on all the major radio and television networks, as well as in venues ranging from NPR’s Fresh Air, FOX’s The O’Reilly Factor, and PBS’s NewsHour to Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Before entering the Jesuits in 1988, Father Martin graduated from the Wharton School of Business and worked for General Electric for six years. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed him to be a Consultor for the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication.



Teresa Grettano

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