Understanding Our Heritage, Living the Mission 

This series provides a brief overview about Jesuit heritage and education. Each section includes a two-minute video, selected readings and reflection questions. We hope that you find it useful for orienting faculty, staff and students.


St. Ignatius LoyolaSt. Ignatius Loyola:

The Founder of the Jesuits


The world being held in someone's handsIgnatian Spirituality:

The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God


Two people wearing head scarves smilingJesuit Core Values: 

Whole Persons of Solidarity for the Real World


ClassroomJesuit Education: 

Developing People of Competence and Compassion


Students holding handsThe Jesuit Tradition in Today's World: 

Gifts of Our Ignatian Heritage


Shirt that says "It's a Xavier Thing"Xavier University: 

An Historical Perspective


Professor Teaching studentsSeeking Integration and Widsom

The Xavier Way



Professor Teaching to StudentsOur Hope and Joys for Xavier University

Gaudium et Spes



Three people holding food and talkingReligious Pluralism and the Campus Community

The Lived Experience of Nostra Aetate


Person reading a book outside

Inspired Decision-Making:

Personal and Communal Discernment

 


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