Archbishop Oscar Romeo Beatified by Pope Francis on May 23

Loyola Press Release - 06/04/2015

Oscar Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, a champion of the poor, was beatified on May 23 2015 as large crowds of people gathered in San Salvador. The Archbishop was killed by an assassin's bullet while at mass on March 24, 1980.

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Faculty-Staff Return from Immersion Trip to Belize

Loyola Press Release - 06/02/2015

Mayan youth

Ten Loyola faculty and staff just returned from spending eight days in Belize, Central America, visiting the works and ministries of Loyola, LIM, and the Jesuits of Belize. They were also involved in a service project, painting a rural primary school in a remote Mayan village.

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Heartland Delta VII Conference

Loyola Press Release - 05/26/2015


On Thursday, May 28, Loyola University New Orleans and 10 other Jesuit colleges and universities held the seventh triennial Heartland-Delta VII conference.

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Jamaica Iggy Vols Head to Jamaica for Ten Days!

Loyola Press Release - 05/10/2015

On Monday morning, May 11, 14 Iggy Vols and staff head to Kingston Jamaica to begin their ten-day immersion trip. We send our blessings with them!

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Ignatian Awards Awarded at Baccalaureate Mass on Friday

Loyola Press Release - 05/09/2015


At the Baccalaureate Mass on May 8, 2015, the Ignatian Award, highest award was presented to two for graduating undergraduate seniors: Pedro Benitez and Annie McClure, and to one graduate student, Warren Hebert. The day before one Law graduate, Collin Melacon, was also honored.

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Ignacio Volunteers End The Successful Year with a BBQ

Loyola Press Release - 05/02/2015


Loyola faculty, staff & students celebrate end of the 2015 year with the annual BBQ for current, future and past Ignacio Volunteer Program volunteers at the Fly.

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Pope Francis offers prayers for victims of massive Nepal earthquake

Loyola Press Release - 04/26/2015

Heart and bird

Pope Francis is praying for the victims of a massive earthquake in Nepal, which measured a 7.9 on the Richter Scale and wreaked havoc on the densely populated area, where officials fear the death toll could surpass 1,000.

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Changes: Father Dziak Becomes University Chaplain and John Sebastian Becomes Vice-President for M&M

Loyola Press Release - 04/18/2015

Jesuit IHS

Changes occur this summer in the Office of Mission and Ministry. Father Ted Dziak, S.J. will move into a new position as the University Chaplain, reporting directly to the President, while Dr John Sebastian will become the new Vice-President for Mission & Ministry.

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Seniors Return from Retreat

Loyola Press Release - 04/14/2015

14 seniors spent Saturday, April 11th at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeveille for the Senior Retreat. Participants reflected on their college careers, talked with recent graduates about life after Loyola, and shared about where they are now as second semester seniors.

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Belize Faculty/Staff Experience Participants Announced

Loyola Press Release - 04/10/2015


Eight Loyola faculty/staff will travel to Belize, Central America to participate in the Belize Faculty/Staff Experience this summer. The service immersion program will ensure eight days of service, culture and togetherness.

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