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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

Community Donates More than 8,500 Pounds of Food

November 25, 2020

Over the last two weeks, McQuaid participated in the Great Ignatian Challenge, a friendly food drive competition among nine Jesuit schools. The challenge, now in its fifth year, seeks to raise students’ awareness of hunger and inspire them to take action by working... Read More

Students Volunteer at Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up

November 16, 2020

On Saturday, November 14, a group of juniors participated in the 10th annual Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up. This one-day event sponsored by the Monroe County Office for the Aging invites youth volunteers from area schools, youth service agencies, college students, and... Read More

McQuaid is Competing in the Great Ignatian Challenge

November 13, 2020

As Thanksgiving approaches, the McQuaid community is joining in on the Great Ignatian Challenge. The challenge is a friendly food drive competition among nine Jesuit schools. The challenge, now in its fifth year, seeks to raise students’ awareness of hunger... Read More

Students Volunteer on Veterans’ Day

November 13, 2020

On Veterans’ Day, students spent time volunteering at one of three locations around Rochester: Richards House, Veterans Outreach Center, and Veterans Service Agency. Their tasks ranged from gardening and yard work to filing papers and putting together hygiene bags.

Agape Latte 9.0: “My ‘Spine-Chilling’ 2020”

October 30, 2020

Sean Mullen, ’02, McQuaid’s director of communications, presented at Agape Latte 9.0. His talk, “My ‘Spine-Chilling’ 2020” detailed his battle with spinal cancer and how he used “signs” from God to persevere along the way. Click here to watch his... Read More

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