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