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 2022-2023

Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco - Spanish
Dalia Diab - Psychology
Renea Frey - English
Lisa Jutte - Athletic Training
Margaret Martin - English
Wendy Maxian - Communications
Mich Nyawalo - Gender and Diversity Studies
Niamh O'Leary - English
Stacey Raj - Biology
Ann Ray - Biology
Stephen Yandell - English
Adam Clark - Theology (co-facilitator)
Teresa Young - Education (co-facilitator)


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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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