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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.

The Jesuits and Ignatian Spirituality

Documents from General Congregations 32, 34, 35, and 36

History and Foundations of Jesuit Higher Education

The Service of Faith and Promotion of Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Teaching and Leading at Jesuit Colleges and Universities


Foundations of Catholic Higher Education

The Catholic Tradition: Incarnational, Sacramental, and Praxological

The Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Teaching and Leading at Catholic Colleges and Universities

Catholic Social Teaching: The Tradition’s Best Kept Secret


“Jesuit School and the Humanities Yesterday and Today,” by John W. O’Malley, S.J., Ph.D., university professor of theology at Georgetown University

“The Necessity of the Humanities a Jesuit University: A Theological Defense,” by Connor Kelly, Ph.D., assistant professor of theological ethics at Marquette University

“Theology and the Mission of the Jesuit College and University,” by John C. Haughey, S.J., S.T.D., former Senior Research Fellow at Georgetown University’s Woodstock Theological Center

“Higher Education, Justice, and the Church: Social Justice at Home in the Education Community,” by Margaret A. Farley, R.S.M., Ph.D., Gilbert L. Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics at Yale Divinity School

“Social Ethics Under the Sign of the Cross,” by David Hollenbach, S.J., Ph.D., Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University


Daily Ignatian Prayer Resources

Catholic Prayer

Reliable Catholic News Sources


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