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Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador

Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador

On Nov. 20 - 21, Loyola will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador. As a part of this commemoration, eminent liberation theologian Jon Sobrino will be conferred an honorary doctorate and will give this year's Cody Lecture. 

Thursday, November 20
Noon: Memorial Mass in Madonna Chapel
Fr Jon Sobrino, SJ Presider
Fr Dan Hartnett, SJ Homilist

6:00 pm: Salvadoran Martyrs' Lecture
Fr Jon Sobrino, SJ
"A Community of Blood: Jesuits, University Professors and Worker Martyrs"
Mundelein Auditorium
Registration required to attend

Friday, November 21
9:30 am: Academic Roundtable
"Memory and Hope: The Salvadoran Martyrs, Prophetic Witness, and the Future of Jesuit Higher Education."
1. Dan Harnett, SJ, Xavier University and Bellarmine Parish
2. Cecilia Gonzales-Andrieu, PhD, Loyola Marymount University
3. Robert Lasalle-Klein, Phd, Holy Names University
Response: Fr Jon Sobrino, SJ
Information Commons, 4th Floor, Lakeshore Campus