Ignatian Week Events & Raffle!


Ignatian Week is coming!

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
  • Engage your 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!

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events, which includes a list of how many raffle tickets you receive at each event!

 

See the full schedule of events for opportunities to engage your Ignatian imagination (and win some great prizes)!

Contact CampusMinLC@fordham.edu for more information.

Fr. James Martin, SJ on How to Listen Like a Jesuit: Engaging Controversy Constructively

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

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

 

Pedro Arrupe, SJ Day of Service

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)

Learn more and to register to participate (pre-registration required)

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 Gil Severiano (severiano@fordham.edu)

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

 

Jesuit Storytelling: 3 Generations of Jesuits

Listen to the stories of 3 generations of Jesuits from the Fordham community and ask them questions in this interactive conversation.

Tuesday, February 6th | 7 p.m.

Bepler Commons, Rose Hill

Participants will each 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

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

 

 

#GetReel: Living for Others Student Film Festival – Call for Submissions!

What does “Living for Others” mean to you?  Or what would you like it to look like?

You’re invited to show us by participating in this year’s #GetReel: Living for Others Student Film Festival, which will take place Friday, February 9th at LC After Dark as part of Ignatian Week.

Please see the call for submissions and event guidelines below.  Submissions are welcome from students of any campus.  The most important things are to have fun and no prior film experience is required!

 Submissions are due by Wednesday, February 7th at 11:59pm via YouTube link sent to CampusMinLC@fordham.edu

 All those who submit films will receive 8 raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes such as an Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and more!

All are welcome to view the films at the Film Festival on Friday, February 9th at 8:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge at Lincoln Center.

 

For more information contact CampusMinLC@fordham.edu

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

Trivia with the Jesuits

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

Check out the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

 

Contemplatives in Action: Taking Jesuit Spirituality Off Campus

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.

Panelists: 

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

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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, pvillapando@fordham.edu

See the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

Alumni Voices: Ignatian Imagination & Curiosity

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 (lregister@fordham.edu)

See the full schedule of Ignatian Week events!

Escape the Room: An Ignatian Challenge

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

Sign up to Escape the Room at LC

Escape the Room at Rose Hill:
Sunday, February 11th
12-4 p.m. | Ignatius Loyola Room & Currie Community Room

Sign up to Escape the Room at RH

Each participant will receive 3 raffle tickets at this event for a chance to winan  Amazon Echo, AmEx gift card, Fordham swag, and other great prizes!

For more information contact CampusMinLC@fordham.edu

See the full schedule of Ignatian Week events