St. Ignatius statue on a sunny day

In a continued pursuit of educating students for lives of service and leadership for the common good, we continually draw back to our Catholic and Jesuit heritage as a guide along our way of proceeding. We are all committed to life-long learning and exploring all the new ways our identity and passion is enlivened in the world.
  • Gonzaga’s Mission Statement describes who we are, what we do, and how we do it.
  • Jesuit. Catholic. Humanistic. What does Gonzaga mean by these three characteristics? Find out in Gonzaga University’s Statement of Affirmation.
  • Hearing some funny words around campus? Do You Speak Ignatian? is a wonderful glossary to help you learn the Jesuit lingo. 
  • What does it mean to be Jesuit? This is a creative response offered by our sister school, Le Moyne College. 
  • Get to know the basics of Ignatian Spirituality” here.
  • This video is an animation based on the life of the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius of Loyola, written, produced and narrated by Jason Kapell of the Fairfield University Media Center. 
  • Worldwide reflection on Jesuit education has led to the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm (IPP), a model for bringing to life the Jesuit vision in the teaching-learning experience. 
  • Teaching to the Mission is a pedagogical resource in which faculty describe how they incorporate Jesuit mission and identity into their courses, from a variety of disciplines. 
  • How does a Catholic, Jesuit university engage and advance the Catholic Intellectual Tradition? Our sister school, Boston College, offers a thoughtful response.  

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