Arrangements announced for Sr. Mary Kelly’s funeral

On Friday, the University community suffered the loss of one of its most recognizable and beloved members, recently retired Associate Professor of Health Services Administration Mary Kelly, R.S.M. ’68. The arrangements for the funeral are as follows: April 10: Welcome service: 3 p.m.; receiving of friends 3:30-5 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 …

A Jesuit perspective on poverty

A local boy who now works in Rome as the General Treasurer of the Society of Jesus flew home earlier this month to share his worldwide perspective on poverty as a member of the Jesuits. The local boy was J. Thomas McClain, S.J., who attended Gesu School, and graduated from …

Alumnus’ gift honors kindness of Mercy nuns from 1946

Chris Fette was born in Virginia and spent most of his life in Pennsylvania, but it was one year in Detroit as a child and unquestioned kindness by the Religious Sisters of Mercy that changed his life and inspired a major gift to the College of Health Professions. Fette, who …

‘Silence,’ the highly anticipated film on Jesuits, opens today

The Jesuits take center stage this weekend as Martin Scorcese’s long-awaited “Silence” opens in wide release around the country. The film is an adaptation of a 1969 novel of the same name by Japanese writer Shusaku Endo. It tells the story of a 17th-Century Jesuit who travels to Japan—where Christianity is outlawed—to find …