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Dates and Events

  • Monday, Apr 14, 2014: Training for Faculty Discussion Leaders
    2:00 - 3:00pm
    CLC 207
  • Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014: Training for Faculty Discussion Leaders
    3:00 - 4:00pm
    CLC 309
  • Friday, Aug 1, 2014: Student Essays Due
    Submitted to Road to Xavier.
  • Friday, Aug 22, 2014: Book discussions with faculty.
    1:45 - 3:45pm
    Various locations
  • Thursday, Oct 2, 2014: Father Greg Boyle visits Xavier
    Events and locations TBD

The Book

Cover Art
Tattoos on the Heart - Gregory Boyle
Call Number: BV4517 .B665 2010
ISBN: 1439153159
Publication Date: 2011-02-22


About the Book

For twenty years, Gregory Boyle of the Society of Jesus has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world. In Tattoos on the Heart, he distills his experience working in the ghetto into a breathtaking series of parables inspired by faith.


Related Events Fall 2014

Father Greg Boyle visits Xavier.

October 2, 2014

Details to come.


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