Mission and Identity Programs

Mission Reflections of President Hanycz’s Leadership Team

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Spring 2024

May 21May 7        Renewal and awareness: The future of Catholic UniversitiesApril 26*    Laudato SiApril 23     Catholic higher education, American secularization, and the CIT   April 9       Laudato SiMar 26      GO FORTH! Midwest Jesuits Apostolic Plan: 2023-2026Feb 27      Midwest Province Statement on Jesuit and Catholic IdentityFeb 23*    Catholic Social Teaching: A call to Action                           Feb 13      Catholic Social Teaching:A call to Action 
Feb 6        MPE Team Report        Jan 30      Prelection - An Ignatian dialogue on our Jesuit Catholic identityJan 16      A place at the table 
Fall 2023

Dec 19     Mission Priority Examen: Team Report
               Three perspectives on Cardinal Cupich's vision for Jesuit educators
Dec 5       Cardinal Cupich: What Jesuit Catholic universities can do to stay true to their identity and mission
Dec 1*     Mission vs. Money: Is it Really an Either Or?   
Nov 21      Xavier's Mission Priority Examen   
Nov 14     Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education   
Nov 7       Xavier's Mission Priority Examen 
Oct 24      Xavier's Mission Priority Examen;
Oct 10      Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education
Sept 29*   Universal Apostolic Preferences
Sept 26     How Justice Begins and Financing the Mission
Sept 19     Our First Team's Way of Proceeding
Sept 12     Universal Apostolic Preferences
Aug 29      Catholic Identity at Xavier - successes and clarity
Aug 22      Xavier's Mission Priority Examen

Spring 2023

June 12     MPE Stengths and Enhancements 

 June 5       Our first team Way of Proceeding - Year End Review
May 25      Universal Apostolic Preferences 2019-2029
May 5*      The Spiritual Exercises: Ignatian indifference
May 1        Characteristics of a Jesuit university
April 11     Report to the Provincial
April 3       Characteristics of a Jesuit university
March 13   Mission Priority Examen  
Mar 1        Honoring 10 Years of the Pope Francis Papacy
Feb 24*     The Spiritual Exercises: The Principle and Foundation

Feb 20       An Ignatian conversation with Province officers

Feb 13       Mission Priority Examen
Jan 9         What is Ignatian leadership?

Fall 2022

Dec 14       An Ignatian guide to surviving Christmas & Why indifference is so important to Jesuit spirituality
Dec 5         Cultural humility and Jesuit identity 
Dec 1*       Discerning the future of Jesuit higher educationNov 28       Conversations on Jesuit higher education
Nov 14       Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship
Oct 31        Ignatian indifference & First Principle and Foundation
Oct 17        Our first team way of proceeding
Oct 3          Our hopes and inspirations
Sept 30*     Our BOT way of proceeding in governanceSept 19       Our hopes and inspirationsSept 6         Discerning the present to prepare the future of university educ.
Aug 29        Discerning the present to prepare the future of university educ.Aug 22        Discerning the present to prepare the future of university educ.Aug 15        A new era of Jesuit higher education

Spring 2022

June 13       Great Colleges to Work For results
June 6         www.JesuitResource.org

May 31        Our Way of Proceeding
May 23        The (new proposed) Vision Statement
May 9          Report to the Provincial on Xavier
May 6*        Trustees: Hopes for our governance
April 19       The vision statement 
April 4         The spirit of a Catholic university  
Mar 7          Xavier's purpose and visioning
Feb 28         Peace (and justice) as Ignatian values
Feb 14         A 'Purpose Statement' for XU
Jan 31         The true magic of college
Jan 10         Resolutions Good for the Soul
                       (reSOULutions from XU Cabinet)
Jan   3         Our Way of Proceeding


Fall 2021

Dec 16        Inspiration from Pope FrancisDec 13        An Ignatian inauguration (institution) examen   Dec 3*        Images of St Francis Xavier (my symbolic add-on)  
Nov 29        Where does gratitude fit in the spiritual life?Nov 22        Characteristics of Jesuit higher education 
Nov 15        A different kind of Jesuit university?  
                     Martyrs of the Universdad Centroamericana optional
Nov 1         Walking with Ignatius
Oct 18        Conversations: Anti-Racism & Enhancing Civic Life
Oct 4          Characteristics of Jesuit Higher Education
Sept 27      Conversations: Anti-Racism & Enhancing Civic Life
Sept 24      BOT: The Ignatian Year
Sept 20      Conversations: Anti-Racism & Enhancing Civic Life
Sept 13      College students and social justice   
                     AJCU 2021 Commitment to Justice Conference –Xavier contributors

Sept 7        Our Way of Proceeding
Aug 30       The Ignatian Year
Aug 23       Patterns of hope and inspirations
Aug 16       My hopes and inspirations
Aug  2        My hopes and inspirations
July 26       Ignatian communal discernment
                     Video on ICD optional

July 19       Post pandemic leadership
July 12       Go Forth: Priorities of the Province   
                     Works of the Midwest Jesuits optional
July 6         Go Forth: Priorities of the Province