Manresa Overnight 2017

What You Need to Know

Welcome new colleagues!

As the academic year gets into full swing, we hope that your transition to Xavier is going smoothly for each of you.

As you know, Manresa Overnight is just around the corner!  We have 30 experienced Xavier faculty, staff and administrators preparing a memorable event for you.  The Transfiguration Spirituality Center has lovely grounds that will provide the setting for this relaxed 24 hours of discussion and reflection on Xavier's mission.

Please arrive at Transfiguration Spirituality Center on Friday, September 15 between 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. 
The program will conclude on Saturday, September 16 at 4:00 p.m.

Here are a few important links as you prepare to join us: 

With regards to accommodations, everyone will have a private room with a bed, closet, sink, mirror and desk. Bed linen, towels and sheets are provided.  Many rooms will have a private bath.  However some rooms will share restrooms and showers by gender.  A bathrobe comes in handy for walking down the hall to the restrooms/showers at night.

Dress is casual, please be comfortable.

If you have any questions prior to the program, please feel free to call me at 513-745-3570.  You can email me at

On behalf of the entire Xavier University community, we are looking forward to meeting each of you as together we reflect upon Xavier's mission.

See you soon!

Joe Shadle
Director, Center for Mission and Identity