Art and the Mission
September 2011 Newsletter

Adsum: Contemporary Paintings on Ignatian Spirituality

Watch this brief video as Holly Schapker, an artist and Xavier University alumna, describes her exhibition titled: Adsum: Contemporary Paintings on Ignatian Spirituality.

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The Ricci Institute

University of San Francisco

USF's Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History was founded in 1984 and currently serves as a research institute and resource for the study of Chinese-Western cultural exchange, and especially the cultural exchange that occurs through the history of Chinese Christianity.

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Domenico Zipoli

Highlighted Jesuit

As a young man, Domenico Zipoli studied with Alessandro Scarlati and other recognized masters. At the age of 28 he joined the Jesuits and a year later went to serve in the Paraguay mission. There he did his greatest work in music for the native people. After only nine years on the mission, he died, not yet ordained. The Boston College Jesuit musicologist T. Frank Kennedy has devoted considerable attention to Zipoli.

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Creating Privileged Moments

Featured Resource

With photographs by Xavier University 2008 International Photo Contest finalists and reflections and quotes by the Division of Mission & Identity of Xavier University, Privileged Moments, is a daily guide for self-reflection, awareness and contemplation.

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Monthly Reflection

?Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful...Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Picture by Hem Raj Joshi)

More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.
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Conference Highlights

Lilly Fellows Program Workshop for Senior Administrators
Samford University, October 20-21
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AJCU's Student Personnel Administrators
Gonzaga University, October 26-28
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AJCU's Jesuit Philosophical Association
Saint Louis University, October 28
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