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What is special about a Jesuit education?
A Jesuit education is one grounded in the presence of God, and encompasses imagination, emotion and intellect. The Jesuit vision encourages students to seek the divine in all things—in all peoples and cultures, in all areas of study and learning and in every human experience. Magis .
What makes a Jesuit school different?
Baber outlined five qualities of a Jesuit school graduate: intellectual competence; a loving nature; an openness to growth; a spirituality that tells them they’re loved by God no matter their faith background; and a commitment to pursuing justice.
Why did the Jesuits build schools?
The schools were a way of “helping.” He and other Jesuits also saw that the schools gave them a special entree into the life of the city and into the lives of parents of their students. Finally, the Jesuits had techniques and pedagogical principles that would make them especially successful teachers.
What are Jesuit ideals?
Ignatius founded the Jesuit religious order more than 470 years ago. Our Jesuit-inspired Ratio Studiorum academic advising program encourages students to be guided by principles of ethical living, service to others, the search for truth and a passion for justice.
What’s the difference between a Jesuit and a Catholic?
A Jesuit is a member of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic order which includes priests and brothers — men in a religious order who aren’t priests.
Who is a famous Jesuit?
St. Francis Xavier. St. Francis Xavier is considered one of the greatest Roman Catholic missionaries of modern times and was one of the first seven members of the Society of Jesus.
What is the Jesuit motto?
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (Latin), meaning “For the greater glory of God.” It is the motto of the Society of Jesus.
Is the pope a Jesuit?
As a Jesuit novice he studied humanities in Santiago, Chile. After his novitiate in the Society of Jesus, Bergoglio officially became a Jesuit on 12 March 1960, when he made the religious profession of the initial, perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience of a member of the order.
What is the difference between a Jesuit and a Catholic?
Why the first Jesuit Pope is a big deal?
The Jesuits have played a key role in the history of the church. For centuries, they have served as its leading missionaries, founded its most prestigious universities and committed themselves to alleviating the deepest poverty.