Assistant International Director of JRS Reflects Upon Serving Where Needs Are Greatest
May 31, 2013 — Jesuit Father Ken Gavin, Assistant International Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), reflects on the many ways the Jesuits are serving where the need is greatest around the globe.
Interviewed by Jeremy Langford, Director of Communications for the Chicago-Detroit Province Jesuits, Fr. Gavin also shares some of his own journey as a Jesuit and Pope Francis’ call to solidarity with the poor.
This interview took place at JRS headquarters in Rome on April 23, 2013. For more information on Jesuit Refugee Service, please visit www.jrsusa.org.
August 12, 2016 — As the Jesuit Volunteer Corps celebrates its 60th anniversary, its overriding goal has remained consistent: to “ruin you for life.” JVC’s motto, “Dare to change,” encourages volunteers to step outside of their comfort zones and live and serve in solidarity with those in the margins of society.
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