The Spirit

Walk for Misercordia

Sisters of SICP talk the walk with Father Caruso.
The Walk Benefited a Worthwhile Cause, While all Proceeds Went to Misericordia
October 10, 2019

As a school community on Friday, September 27th, the St. Ignatius community took part in a six mile walk to celebrate our 150th anniversary and raise money for Misericordia, an organization that many SICP...

The Year of Women

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  Christine Blasey Ford (C) is sworn in before testifying the Senate Judiciary Committee with her attorneys Debra Katz (L) and Michael Bromwich (R) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. In prepared remarks, Ford said,
April 9, 2019

In 1992, following the Anita Hill hearings and the confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, there was a four percent increase in the amount of women elected to Congress. It was dubbed “the...

Middle Eastern Women Breaking Through Social Boundaries

April 9, 2019

Today in our modern society within America, it’s difficult for newer generations to picture a place where women aren’t given complete equal rights as men and are held back from ever being able to have...

Empowering Women Through Ads

April 9, 2019

Typically, Gender Based Marketing has been used to highlight images and ideas of the different preferences of men and women. While this form of marketing certainly exists in our world today, a new form...

Ignatius Mock Trial Wins Championship

December 5, 2018

Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Places First in Invitational Congratulations to the Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Team! They placed first place in the annual Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Invitational, at the Richard...

Water1st Makes Soap this Holiday Season

December 4, 2018

One of Ignatius’s newest clubs, Water1st, is celebrating the holiday season in a unique way: making and selling soap to help the water crisis around the world. Water1st, an international organization...

Father Boyle Opens Our Eyes to the Importance of Forgiveness and Kinship in Our Lives

Courtesy of Homeboy Industries
December 3, 2018

Forgiveness. It is one of the most difficult concepts for people to enact. Choosing to see people for their best qualities, rather than their worst. Not judging people based on one regrettable action,...

Sixty Years of NASA

October 23, 2018

NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, turned sixty on this past Monday, October 1. NASA pioneered many projects in rocketerring and space exploration, including, but not limited to moon...

Father Laniauskas’ Papal Trip to the Baltic States

October 23, 2018

Father Laniauskas recently returned from a trip to Lithuania and Estonia where he served as the translator to the Pope. On his trip, Father Laniauskas worked in the Vatican Media Center. His job was to...

In Memory of John McCain

The late Senator John McCain.
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
September 18, 2018

John McCain, the son of a Navy admiral, not only served our country as a Vietnam War Veteran and as a Senator, but he also has wholeheartedly embraced and encapsulated the American right of free speech,...

Paul Bauer: A Cop and Fellow Ignatian

Cmdr. Bauer's senior yearbook picture, St. Ignatius class of 1982.
Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune.
St. Ignatius remembers alum Commander Paul Bauer, Class of 1982.
March 15, 2018

On February 13, 2018, Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer, 53, was fatally shot at the Thompson Center in the Loop. His death is especially tragic for the Ignatius community because Commander Bauer graduated...

Fighting for Florida

What Happened on February 14th at Stoneman Douglas High School
March 8, 2018

On February 14th, 2018, a gunman killed seventeen people and wounded fourteen others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The gunman set off fire alarms to bring kids out of their...

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