Mission and Identity Programs


Wisdom and Integration through the Spiritual Exercises

As a way to finding deeper meaning and purpose in their vocation and Seeking Integration and Wisdom (Xavier's understanding of its Jesuit Catholic educational identity), faculty engage in Ignatius Loyola's individual and group prayer of the Spiritual Exercises


First Semester

Second Semester

Participants 2020-2021

Adam Clark - Theology  (co-facilitator) 
Laney Bender Slack - Middle Childhood Education
Hem Raj Joshi - Mathematics
Mina Lee - Management and Entrepreneurship
Esmeralda Nastase - Mathematics
Haider Raad - Physics
Thomas Strunk - Classics (co-facilitator)
Teresa Young - Education
David Zoogah - Management and Entrepreneurship


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Guidelines for group interaction

Higher Education in a Catholic Context

Optional Summer Gospel Read

Posture and Atmosphere at Prayer

Teaching That Transforms

The Spiritual Exercises - what are they?

Retreat in the Real World

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