Description - Jesuit Saturdays by William J. Byron
Though the path is not always perfect, there is always a joy in the journey.William J. Byron, SJ, has been a Jesuit for more than fifty-five years. While readily admitting that there have been some difficult, even painful, days during this period, Fr. Byron is quick to add that he has never experienced a fundamentally unhappy day as a Jesuit. In this revised edition of Jesuit Saturdays, Byron shares with great joy and openness the stories and experiences of his more than five decades of Jesuit ministry, offering us the chance to see what it really is that inspires and motivates Jesuits to do what they do. Through Fr. Byron s reflections, you ll learn why Jesuits are so heavily involved in education; what it truly means to live a life for others; what life qualities define and differentiate Jesuits; and much more. This warmly written work is ideal for anyone who desires a better understanding of the Jesuit way of thinking and living."
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Loyola University Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - William J. Byron
William J. Byron, SJ, is University Professor of Business and Society at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. He served as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Ethics in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, rector of the Georgetown Jesuit community (1994 2000), president of the Catholic University of America (1982 1992), president of the University of Scranton (1975 1982), and dean of arts and sciences at Loyola University of New Orleans (1973 1975). He has held faculty positions at Scranton Preparatory School, Loyola College in Maryland, and Woodstock College. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1950, was ordained to the priesthood in 1961, and received a doctorate in economics from the University of Maryland in 1969."