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Service Mission/Immersion

Mission/Immersion

News Coverage of Jesuit Mission/Immersion Trips

On February 18th and several days following, eight Jesuit Dallas juniors embarked on a mission and experienced things that most people won't experience otherwise. These juniors traveled to Waco, Texas to participate in a poverty simulation with a local organization. Jesuit first participated in the Waco Poverty Simulation in February 2014 with seniors and juniors acting as alternates making the trip...
When it comes to community service and immersion, Jesuit Dallas has been recognized as an excellent model of an institution that brings awareness of the social injustices and socioeconomic issues that many people face. Jesuit Dallas has offered the Nicaragua trip for a while and has only recently opened the South American trips. These trips offer students the chance for...
“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth...these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.” (Ban Ki-moon) The Trip From June 2nd until June 9th, a group of sixteen Jesuit students...
In a small town in southern Peru, a young Peruvian boy tugs on the shirt of a rising Jesuit Dallas senior, his eyes imploring the soon-to-be graduate to stay a few more minutes. The seemingly incredible divide between the two dissolves through a mutual desire to be with each other. As a part of the many summer programs Jesuit offers, the...
Last Sunday night, January 16, eleven members of the Jesuit community arrived back in Dallas after spending five days in El Paso, TX as a part of Jesuit’s second annual Border Immersion Program. Created five years ago by senior counselor Mr. Jack Fitzsimmons, the trip focuses on educating Jesuit students on what is one of today’s most pressing issues,...
A student steps forward slowly onto the dark, green grass, his eyes fixated on a small edifice in front of him. Beside him, two of his fellow friends also trek forward, their gaze shifting towards the structure. The building stands level with those around it, a seemingly insignificant house or store. However, erupting from the light brown roof, a...
2,584 miles. Language and culture barriers. There are many things separating Dallas, Texas from Quito, Ecuador. To many of us, Ecuador would seem to be in a different world or on a different planet. Many of us haven’t experienced such a unique culture or had the opportunity to meet an Ecuadorian. However, this past summer, 12 Jesuit students and 4...
It's nighttime and the city lights dimly illuminate the mountains as the plane descends.  Rushing through Customs, the officer stamps the student's passport to mark the beginning of their international journey.  For seven days over Thanksgiving break, eleven adventuresome Jesuit students embarked on an exchange trip to Guadalajara, Mexico for the first time in nearly a decade. In Guadalajara,...

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