Mission/Ministry

Kairos 79

Kairos 79 took place at Camp Stella Maris from March 13-16. Based on The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, Kairos is a Greek word that means “God’s time.” The retreat is a four-day, three-night experience where students get to know themselves,… Read More

Mother-Son Retreat

Sunday evening, March 3, 2019 several McQuaid Jesuit moms and sons gathered for an evening of retreat.  On the eve of Xavier Week and the threshold of Lent, Director of Ignatian Identity, Dr. Damian Zynda, led mothers and sons in… Read More

What Makes Jesuit Education Unique?

  Director of Curriculum, Mr. Dan Hershel delivers a stellar presentation on the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm, (IPP) a process of education that defines Jesuit education, to the First Year Ignatian Formation Cohort.  The IPP parallels the method of the Spiritual… Read More

Students Reflect on Encountering Refugees

During his papacy, Pope Francis has encouraged Catholics to fight what he calls a “culture of indifference” and instead to “build a culture of encounter, this encounter that returns to each person their dignity as children of God, the dignity… Read More

La Storta 2

Members of the Class of 2019 experienced La Storta 2 from February 13-15 at the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, NY. The name of the retreat is derived from a critical moment in the life of St. Ignatius Loyola…. Read More

Students Learn About Civil Rights History

Yesterday, in connection to Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, McQuaid welcomed Sr. Barbara Lum, SSJ. Sr. Barbara worked in Selma, AL, at the Sister’s of St. Joseph’s Good Samaritan Hospital during the height of the Civil… Read More

Emmaus 83

Members of the Class of 2021 took part in Emmaus 83 from February 6-8. The Emmaus Retreat is an experience based on the story from the Gospel of Luke where the resurrected Jesus encounters two of his disciples on the road… Read More

Campus Ministry Makes Blankets For Those In Need

During midterms, Middle School Campus Ministry made blankets for the women and men served by the House of Mercy, St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality, and Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach. Thank you to all who helped out!