Past Events

On November 12, 2020, JFAN partnered with the Catholic Foundation of Michigan to offer an interactive virtual event featuring speakers from International Samaritan.  Focusing on The Pandemic’s Impact on People Living in Extreme Poverty in Developing Nations, Mike Tenbusch (president) and Selam Terefe (Country Director of Ethiopia) from International Samaritan led participants in large and small group conversations. The recording of the Zoom conversation can be found here.


On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the national Jesuit Friends and Alumni Network hosted a virtual event featuring Dr. Isaiah McKinnon talking about his experience and faith journey.  The recording of the event is below.


On February 11, 2020 Tom Chabolla, president of Jesuit Volunteer Corps, gave a presentation on Forming Great-Souled Persons: The Power of JVC’s Core Values,

On November 6, 2019, Fr. Gerald Cavanagh, S.J., gave a presentation on Pope Francis and the Holy Father’s “Laudato Si’,” the 2015 encyclical letter on “Care For Our Common Home.” Fr. Cavanagh discussed the Pope’s letter, climate change, globalization and related issues. The full video of his presentation is below.