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    Join Us for a Webinar on Ignatian Spirituality and Service Feb. 16

    February 2, 2022

    Alumni and friends of the University are invited to attend "Walking Through Life With Ignatius," a webinar on spirituality and service sponsored by a partnership between Ignatian Volunteer Corps and alumni offices within the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Feb. 16 at noon. To register, visit this link

    The webinar's panelists will discuss a wide variety of topics, including how God calls us in different ways at different times in our lives, how our relationship with God changes as we accrue wisdom and experience, and how we can enhance our spirituality as we age through prayer and service in the Ignatian tradition. 

    The following panelists will appear at the webinar:

     Barbara Lee

    Barbara Lee is a spiritual director and writer who lives in New York City. She is a retired lawyer and has served for more than twenty years as a member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps. She is the author of "God Isn’t Finished With Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life" and "Answering God’s Call: A Scripture-Based Journey for Older Adults."

     Brigid Farrell Dunn

    Brigid Farrell Dunn grew up in Orchard Park, New York. A graduate of Le Moyne College, she taught at her alma mater as an adjunct professor in the Gender & Women's Studies Department. After college, she spent two years in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and then earned a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) at Yale. She has been a grant writer, campus minister, development officer, teacher and chaplain. Brigid became Board Certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains in 2015. She resides in Fayetteville, New York, with her husband and their two daughters.

     Jason Downer, S.J.

    Jason Downer, S.J., is a Jesuit priest currently missioned to Le Moyne College where he serves as Campus Minister for Ignatian Ministry. He is also a spiritual director with training in offering the 19th Annotation of the Spiritual Exercises. Since joining the Jesuits in 2010, Jason has lived in many parts of the United States and abroad, but is happy to call Syracuse, NY home for a while. 

     John W. Green (moderator)

    A 2001 graduate of the Boston College School of Social Work, John W. Green's orientation towards service began during his post-college year when he entered the Jesuit Volunteer Corps serving in Portland, ME. As he sought out his next steps in professional development, his desire to pursue social work and commitment to the Ignatian value of service to others lead him to Boston College, where he developed clinical skills and built a solid foundation for administrative leadership. He now serves as the director of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) Philadelphia/South Jersey and the vice president of partnership engagement for the IVC National Office.

    All registrants will receive a recording of the webinar. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at alumni@scranton.edu or 570-941-5997. 

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