AFMIX
Assuring the Future Mission and Identity of Xavier
 
Semester One: Jesuit History, Ignatian Spirituality and Jesuit Education
 
 

 

Week
Session
1          
Opening Luncheon [First day back after Labor Day]
 
2          
The Life of St. Ignatius
- Ignatius of Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits, by John Patrick Donnelly , chapters 1-4
 
3          
St. Ignatius and the First Companions
- Ignatius of Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits, chapters 5-7
 
4          
Ignatian Spirituality and The Spiritual Exercises
- "What Are Spiritual Exercises?" by William Barry, S.J.
 
5          
The Early Years of the Society of Jesus
- Ignatius of Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits, chapters 9-11
 
 
FALL BREAK
 
6          
Conversations Hour - Justice in Jesut Higher Education

 
7          
New Cultures and New Knowledge (Drs. Sarah Melcher and Maro Heydt)
- Ignatius of Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits, chapters 12-13
- "Inculturation." in Do You Speak Ignatian? by George Traub, S.J., p. 6.
 
8          
Pedro Arrupe ? His Life and Legacy: The Contemporary Society
- "Pedro Arrupe's Mysticism of Open Eyes."  by Kevin F. Burke, S.J.
- "Pedro Arrupe: The Other Basque." by Joe Nangle, OFM
-   "Our Mission Today: The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice." from the 32nd General Congregation of the Society of Jesus

- "The Service of Faith and Promotion of Justice."  in Do You Speak Ignatian? by George Traub, S.J., p. 14. 

9          
Inculturating the Ignatian Vision in the US

- "The Past as Prologue; The Future as Promise." by Charles Currie, S.J. 

10       
Jesuit Education and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
"The Service of Faith in a Religiously Pluralistic World." by Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.
"Higher Standards." by Dean Brackley, S.J. 
 Optional Reading:
11       
The Core of Jesuit Education (Dr. Walker Gollar)
"Living in Silos: Jesuit Education as Transformative." by Bridget Turner Kelly and Robert Kelly
12       
Jesuit Education at Xavier (Dr. Sandy Richtermeyer and Dave Johnson, Associate Provost)
- Go Forth and Set the World on Fire: Student Life in the Jesuit Tradition
13       
Xavier University: Our History and Heritage
- "Early Times." by France Sloat
- "Building Boom." Caroline Purcell
- "War and Remembrance." Greg Schafer
- "The End of Innocence." France G. Sloat
- "A Woman's World." France G. Sloat
"scholars, Saints, and Citizen-Servants". Michael J. Graham, S.J.