Deepening Our Mission and Identity at Xavier

In Fall 2017 we are pleased to offer a brief, engaging, in-depth program for faculty and staff who have completed a major professional development program in Xavier's Jesuit mission and identity: AFMIX, the Ignatian Colleagues Program, or the AJCU Summer Leadership Seminar.  The goal is to provide a "next level" reflection on how we live out Xavier's six core values in our work. 

The program will be held at the Center for Mission and Identity on Thursdays, Oct. 12 thru Nov. 16 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  We ask that participants commit to participating in all six sessions as best they can. 


Weekly Sessions:

Week 1: October 12 - Reflection: Re-Examining the Examen and My Work
Reflecting together on how we are living the 6 Xavier values and writing an examen for ourselves) 

Week 2: October 19 - More Deeply Discerning Discernment
What is at the heart of Ignatian discernment? How can we use it practically in our work?

  • Debra Mooney, Mission and Identity
  • Connie Perme, Human Resources

Week 3: October 26 - Magis: What is a 5th common characteristic of Ex Corde Ecclesiae?
What is the "more" of a Catholic university today?

  • Linda Schoenstedt, Sports Studies/Mission and Identity
  • Debra Mooney, Mission and Identity

Week 4: November 2 - Solidarity and Kinship
Seeking Integration and Wisdom Document - Exploring the Culture of Encounter at Xavier

  • Cassandra Jones, Disability Services
  • Stephen Yandell, English

Week 5: November 9 - Service Rooted in Justice and Love
What does "service" look like?

  • Ramon Aguila, Application Services
  • Jude Kiah, Auxiliary Services
  • Danny Otero, Mathematics

Week 6: November 16 - Reawakening Cura Personalis within Us  

  • Fr. Al Bischoff, SJ
  • Sr. Rose Ann Fleming, SNDdeN