Ignatian Heritage Week

To honor the living legacy of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, Rockhurst University is celebrating its first-ever Ignatian Heritage Week with a variety of activities.

Sunday, Sept. 8

6 p.m. Student Mass, St. Francis Xavier Parish.

Monday, Sept. 9

4 p.m. Presentation on Magis by the Rev. James Blumeyer, S.J., Marian statue.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

10:30 a.m. Mass of the Holy Spirit using the St. John's Bible, St. Francis Xavier Parish.

The celebrant for the service will use the St. John's Bible, the first illuminated Bible commissioned in more than 500 years by a Benedictine Abbey.

11:30 a.m. Renaissance Festival, Quadrangle.

Tim Ternes, director of the St. John's Bible's Project, will visit select classes.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

7 p.m. St. John's Bible public presentation, RSVP required before Sept. 6, Mabee Theatre, reception following at Greenlease Library.

Tim Ternes, director of the St. John's Bible's Project, will visit select classes.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Noon. Faculty-staff book discussion on "What's So Funny About Faith?" by Jake Martin, Massman Hall.

3 p.m. Ignatian Conversation Presentation led by the Rev. Stephen Yavorsky, S.J., Massman Hall room 248.

7 p.m. Ignatian Film Festival showing of Mean Streets in Mabee Theatre, Sedgwick Hall.

Friday, Sept. 13

3 p.m. Reception for faculty and staff, Jesuit Residence.

Saturday, Sept. 14

4 p.m. Jesuit Jubilees and 150th anniversary of the Missouri Jesuit Province Mass, St. Francis Xavier Parish, with reception following at Greenlease Library.