During their 2014 commencement ceremony, the College of the Holy Cross presented Fr. John W. Padberg, SJ, with a Doctor of Humanities degree. Fr. Padberg is director and editor-in-chief of the Institute of Jesuit Sources, a Jesuit publication which helps make the spirituality and the history of the Society of Jesus better known.
Fr. Padberg has directed the Institute for more than 30 years and has overseen the production of more than 100 books and 80 issues of the Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits. Due to his work, he has been invited to speak at all 28 of the Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
President Fr. Philip Boroughs, SJ, presented Fr. Padberg with the degree. Click here to read Fr. Boroughs remarks from the presentation.