All posts by Alex Placke

Alex is from the town of Belleville, IL, a suburb of St. Louis where he attended St. Louis University High School. He left the Society of Jesus in 2016.

Joined in 2014   /   11 posts   /   aplackesj@thejesuitpost.org

Top 10 Jesuit Events of the 2010s

Top 10 Jesuit Events of the 2010s

What a decade for the Jesuits! The 2010s included Sister Jean’s Final Four run, Missy Franklin’s gold medals, new books by James Martin, S.J., the founding of Arrupe College in Chicago, the canonization of Peter Faber, the birth of The Jesuit Post, and (oh yeah!) the election of Pope Francis. Let’s count down the TOP TEN Jesuit events of the decade.