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, March 10
6 p.m., Student Mass
Monday, March 11
3-4:30 p.m. “Come to Know Ignatius: Who is Ignatius, How Did He Pray?”, Massman 250
Reflection with Fr. Steve Yavorsky, S.J., from the Ignatian Spirituality Center.
Tuesday, March 12
3-4:30 p.m., “Ignatian Reflection: Leading Reflections in an Ignatian Way," Massman 250
Reflection led by Joe Cirincione, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Wednesday, March 13
2:30-3:30 p.m., Book discussion on “Just Call Me Lopez: Getting to the Heart of Ignatius Loyola," Massman 241
Discussion led by Katie Madigan, Ph.D., professor and department chair of modern languages
Thursday, March 14
7-8 p.m., Mayor’s Forum, Convocation Center
An evening of interaction with Mayor Sly James of Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Joe Reardon of Kansas City, Kan., and Mayor Carson Ross, Mayor of Blue Springs, Mo.
Friday, March 15
12-12:30 p.m., Ignatian Conversations, Massman 250
Discuss water access, human trafficking, violence against women, gun violence/violent crime, and education.
4-5 p.m., Student Interfaith Panel, Finucane Center
Glenn Young, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology and religious studies, and Bill Stancil, Ph.D., professor of theology and religious studies, will moderate students from various faith traditions as they articulate areas of common ground between their faith tradition and the Rockhurst core values.