Mission/Ministry

6th Grade Retreat

The young men of the Class of 2025 attended their first McQuaid Jesuit retreat on April 9. Held at St. Jude the Apostle in Gates, the theme of the 6th Grade Retreat was “Brothers at McQuaid.”

Emmaus 84

Members of the Class of 2021 took part in Emmaus 84 from April 3-5. 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

Ignatian Yoga Retreat for McQuaid Jesuit Mothers

Saturday, April 6, 2017 Tracey Bors and Damian Zynda led McQuaid Jesuit Mothers in our first ever Ignatian Yoga Retreat.  The retreat focused on the suffering and passion of Jesus as illustrated in William Hart McNichols contemporary icon of St. Ignatius… Read More

Agape Latte 4.0 – “Doubly Blessed”

On Friday, March 29 at flex, Mrs. Gena Stoll-Ewart, better known as Frau, delivered Agape Latte 4.0: “Doubly Blessed” in the Wegman Center Atrium. Students, faculty, and staff gathered to hear how the wonderful story of how Frau, who was adopted, recently found… Read More

Magis 14

Members of the Class of 2022 took part in Magis 14 from March 20-21 at Camp Asbury. A key element of Ignatian spirituality, magis is a Latin word which translates roughly as “the more” or “deeper.” The retreat is a two-day, one-night experience… Read More

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