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Formation in a Jesuit school refers to the process of learning and embracing Ignatian Spirituality. Common to Jesuits and Lay Collaborators, formation in Ignatian Identity gives language, meaning,  structure and purpose to our lives and the Mission of McQuaid Jesuit.

People recognize that McQuaid Jesuit possesses something attractive and compelling. Formation through Ignatian Identity and Campus Ministry ensures knowledge of and appreciation for the compelling gifts of Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit Education.

Mission/Ministry News

Arrupe Society Skypes with Microfinance Recipients

December 6, 2019

Earlier this week, students from the Arrupe Society skyped with women at the Working Families Center in Quito, Ecuador. These women received loans for their small businesses through the Arrupe Society’s microfinance program. The women showed students the items or... Read More

Kairos 82

December 4, 2019

Kairos 82 took place at Notre Dame Retreat House from November 24-27. 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... Read More

Students Participate in Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice

November 19, 2019

Last weekend, six students attended the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network the group toured DC, met Fr. James Martin, S.J., and spoke with the offices of Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep.... Read More

Sister Helen Prejean to Speak During Xavier Week

November 18, 2019

Inspired by Saint Francis Xavier’s extraordinary example of encountering the world, preaching the gospel, and working for a more just society, the McQuaid Jesuit community annually celebrates its patron saint through the recognition of “Xavier Week,” formerly “Xavier Day.” Xavier... Read More

Students “Meet the Jesuits”

November 8, 2019

As part of National Vocations Awareness Week, Mission & Ministry hosted our annual “Meet the Jesuits” event. Students heard vocation stories from Fr. Al Hicks, S.J., Fr. Tom Slon, S.J. and Fr. Bob Reiser, S.J. If you are interested in... Read More

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