Jesuit Fathers visit for presentation on social justice and ecology

Date(s) - August 9, 2022
10:00 am - 11:15 am

Room 226, Riverfront Campus, University of Detroit Mercy

Jesuit Frs. Xavier Jeyaraj and Ted Penton will offer a brief panel presentation on Jesuit efforts in social justice and ecology from a global and national perspective followed by a discussion on the Detroit context.

The in-person presentation is set for 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 in Room 226 at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. A virtual presentation is also available for those who register. Parking is free at the Riverfront Campus.

Jeyaraj is the Director of Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Society of Jesus in the General Curia in Rome. He has 30 years of field experience as a social worker, human rights lawyer and activist.

Penton is the Secretary for the Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and entered the Society of Jesus in Canada.

The presentation is open to Detroit Mercy faculty and staff, parishioners, alumni and others who wish to attend. Coffee and other refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Register for in-person gathering.

Register for virtual presentation.

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