Ignatian Week celebrates the rich heritage of Fordham’s Jesuit mission and the ways it is alive and thriving at Fordham today.
How does our Ignatian tradition encourage us to envision a more just and loving world?
Attend any or all of the events at the Rose Hill, Lincoln Center, and Westchester campuses to:
Reflect on how Ignatian Spirituality can deepen your understanding and engagement with the world,
Learn more about who the Jesuits of Fordham are and what the Ignatian tradition can offer each of us, and
Engageyour Ignatian imagination!
Ignatian Week events participants will be given raffle tickets at each event for a chance to win great prizes including an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more. The more events you attend, the better your chance to win!
Join Fr. James Martin, SJ in an interactive conversation on how to engage controversy constructively – both in social media and our daily conversations. Come with your questions and examples from your own experience!
Thursday, February 8th | 8:00 p.m.
South Lounge, Lincoln Center
James Martin, SJ is Editor-at-Large at America Media and author of several books including, Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase.
Participants will receive 5 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes such as an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more!
For more information contact CampusMinLC@fordham.edu
Celebrate Ignatian Week by participating in a day (or half day) of service in our local communities.
Sign up to serve at any of the following sites (Please note, times listed are those to be served at the site. Please allow additional time before/after for meeting and transportation. Details will be sent out prior to the project.):
9:00 am-12:00 pm || New York Common Pantry (Bronx)
We will be working with families that are experiencing food scarcity (Departs from Rose Hill, Transportation provided)
9:00 am – 5:00 || University Neighborhood Housing Program“Housing Connect-A-Thon”
Help individuals enroll in Housing Connect, NYC’s online affordable housing lottery resource. **Spanish speaking skills appreciated but not required** (Departs from Rose Hill, Walk from campus)
10:30 am – 1:30 pm || St. Vincent de Paul, 145 East 23rd Street
Kenmore Hall will identify its “highest needs” tenants who will benefit from the social interaction and cleaning services from volunteers. We will start off the day with a social breakfast between tenants and volunteers before pairing them together. The cleaning services are up to what volunteers are comfortable with doing including trash collection, sweeping and mopping. (Departs from Lincoln Center, MetroCards provided)
So you think you know about the Jesuits, Fordham, and our university mission? Put your knowledge to the test and learn new things in this interactive trivia competition complete with 4 quarters of play and several intermission challenges. Come with a team or as an individual and join others!
Monday, February 5th at 8pm
140 W 62nd St Room G76
No pre-registration required (or even available).
Participants will each receive 3 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes such as an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more!
For more information contact CampusMinLC@fordham.edu
A lunchtime panel discussion on Jesuit spirituality outside the classroom. Our speakers will share their experiences bringing their Ignatian spirituality into various work settings. Moderated by Francis X. McAloon, SJ, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Fordham’s Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. Lunch will be provided.
Danny Gustafson, SJ, Faculty, Fordham Prep
Tom Elitz, Sj, Philosophy Graduate Student, Rose Hill
Luz Marina Diaz, Ph.D., Director of Religious Education and Spiritual Director, Church of St. Francis Xavier
Wednesday, February 7 | 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
St. Ignatius Loyola Room, University Church Lower Level, Rose Hill
Participants will receive 2 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes such as an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more!
For more information contact Pauline Villapando, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Manresa Scholars Program, in collaboration with Campus Ministry’s Ignatian Week, for an interactive alumni guest panel. The panel will highlight the Ignatian values and imaginative skills that these alumni developed during their time at Fordham, and have now incorporated into their daily lives.
Alumni Guest Panelists: Marc Rosa, FCRH ’01; Danielle O’Boyle, Gabelli ’12; Tina Rio, TMC ’71
Facilitators: Vanessa Rotondo, FCRH ’17; Dean Robert Parmach
Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 7-8 pm
O’Keefe Study Commons, Loyola Hall, Rose Hill
Participants will each receive 2 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes such as an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more!
For more information contact Lindsey Register, Manresa Fellow (email@example.com)
Work in teams of 4-6 to solve a series of challenges and puzzles to decode the cipher that unlocks the door so you can Escape the Room in this Jesuit-themed challenge! Escape the Room will take place at both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.
Escape the Room at Lincoln Center:
Tuesday, February 6th
12-3 p.m. | 140 W 62nd St. Rooms G76 A&B
7-9 p.m. | McMahon 109 & McKeon 22-05