2012 Mission Week Prayer Service

As in years past, De Smet Jesuit Mission Week 2012 begins with a Prayer Service in order to set the context for reflections and activities. This year, the prayer service mirrored the daily examen while exploring the Mission Week theme, technology.

“Technology: The Reality” by James Lovinggood ’12 with assistance by Mr. Braden Piper


Google Chat from Belize City: Fr. Brian Christopher, S.J. by Parker Conover '12



Mission Week: Get in the Game by Jack McAtee '12


Closing Prayer & Blessing by Fr. Brian Christopher, S.J.




"Daily Media Use Among Children And Teens Up Dramatically From Five Years Ago", The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Kaiser Family Foundation, n.p., 20 Jan. 2010, 2 Feb. 2012

"Teens Cell Phones and Texting: Text Messaging Becomes Centerpiece Communication", Amanda Lenhart, Pew Research Center Publications, Pew Research Center, 20 Apr. 2010, 2 Feb. 2012

"U.S. Census Bureau Gazetteer", United States Census Bureau, United States Census Bureau, n.p., 2010, 2 Feb. 2012

Miniwatts Marketing Group, Worldwide Internet Market Research, Internet World Stats: Usage and Population Statistics, n.p., n.d., 2 Feb. 2012.

"Global Mobile Statistics 2012" mobiThinking. MobiThinking, dotMobi, Jan. 2012, 2 Feb. 2012

Past Mission Week Prayer Service Speakers

2012: Rev. Brain Christopher, S.J.
2011: Prof. Christen Parker
2010: Mr. Vincent Giacabazi, S.J.
2009: Mr. Ronny O'Dwyer, S.J.
2008: Rev. Richard Hadel, S.J.
2007: Rev. Wally Sidney, S.J.
2006: Mr. Ken Luecke
2001 - 2003: Rev. John Arnold, S.J.
1992: Rev. Wally Sidney, S.J.; Rev. Patricio Wade, S.J.
1991: Rev. Przybulski, S.J.; Rev. Edward O'Brien, S.J.
1990: Rev. Joe Damhorst, S.J.; Rev. Ray Pease, S.J.
1979: Rev. John Craig, S.J.
1978: Rev. Ron Windmueller, S.J.
1977: Rev. Robert Holmes, S.J.
1976: Rev. Tom McQueeny, S.J.
1975: Rev. Bernard Hoyer, S.J.
1973/74: Fr. Thomas McQueeny, S.J.
1971: Rev. Leo Weber, S.J.