Foundational Documents on Jesuit Catholic Education

Top 5

As identified by the editor; ordered by year of publication

Foundations of a Jesuit Catholic University

Jesuit Higher Education

Ignatian - Jesuit Core Values

Ignatian Spirituality

The Life of St. Ignatius Loyola

General Congregations

Foundations of a Catholic University

  • Ex Corde Ecclesiae - Pope John Paul II, 1990, an Apostolic Constitution on Catholic universities

Catholic Higher Education

Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Identity

The Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Mission-Conscious Leadership

Xavier University


Featured Resources

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Do You Walk Ignatian?

A companion to "Do You Speak Ignatian?," this book includes narratives from faculty and staff regarding their work in relation to key Jesuit values.

Ignatian Journal

This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and reflections. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling.

The Examen

The Examen, a prayer of awareness that Ignatius of Loyola taught in his Spiritual Exercises, helps one notice God's presence in our daily lives. This modern adaptation invites reflection upon five points for spiritual thanksgiving, grace, and introspection. The 3.5"x2" card fits easily in wallets and purses convenience.



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