Multifaith and the Mission
February 2013 Newsletter
Multifaith Ministry and Ignatian Spirituality
See and hear Abby King-Kaiser, Assistant Director, Ecumenical and Multifaith of Xavier University, discuss the impact of multifaith ministry.
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University?s Interfaith Council arranges ?Thursday Interfaith Dinner Discussions? that welcome all who are interested to gather for dinner about every other week. Students talk about different faiths and ideas on diverse topics.To read more about the Thursday Interfaith Dinner Discussions, click here.
Highlighted TermJesuit universities and schools are respected for academic excellence, the promotion of social justice, and "finding God in all things." These mission-driven values, as well as the necessity to prepare students for a rapidly changing multicultural and global society, draws Jesuit educational institutions to lead in the call for diversity and the inclusion of all peoples. A respect for all human persons and differences is a significant aspect of the history of the Society of Jesus. Ignatius Loyola befriended fellow students who were quite different from himself with regard to social class, age, and nationality ? rather unique in the 1500's; they became the founding companions. Most recently, the Society has addressed relationships with non-Catholics and women, see GC 34.
Resources for Lent and Easter
This website features printable prayer cards, seasonal calendars, and other online resources for Lent and Easter. Click here.
Golden Chain Prayer
We are a link in Amida's golden chain of love that stretches around the world, we will keep our link bright and strong.
We will be kind and gentle to every living thing and protect all who are weaker than ourselves.
We will think pure and beautiful thoughts, say pure and beautiful words, and do pure and beautiful deeds.
May every link in Amida's chain of love be bright and strong, and may we all attain perfect peace.
"We should all know that diversity makes for rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color."
(Picture by Jessica McCoy)
More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.
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