Western Conversations 2014


Mission Integration: The Ongoing Tensions and Challenges

Western Conversations

Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington

October 10-12, 2014

Schedule of Events


Michael Sheeran, S.J. "Pope Francis and Catholic/Jesuit identity in the AJCU"

Documents to Review:

Patricia O'Connell Killen "Where is Knowing Going: What is a Catholic University?"

Documents to Review

  • John C. Haughey, S.J., of Where is Knowing going? The Horizons of the Knowing Subject (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009), Chapter 3, “Engaging Otherness,” 28-30.  Recommended – Chapter 4, “Catholicity: Its Scope and Contents,” 40-60.

  • Conversations Magazine "Next Steps in Jesuit Higher Education" pg 6-8
  • Conversations Magazine "Jesuit Si, Catholic Not so Sure" pg 17-18
  • Break out session questions

Jim Voiss, S.J. "Ex Corde to the Frontiers"

Documents to Review


Office of the Vice President for Mission and Ministry
502 E. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA 99258-0074
509.313.6092 fax

Assistant to the Office of Mission and Ministry
Shanea Giroux

Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry
James Voiss, S.J.

Alumni Faith Formation Coordinator
Erik Mertens