God is especially revealed in the mystery of the human person and in the incarnation of Jesus Christ; Jesuit education, therefore, probes the meaning of human life and is concerned with the total formation of each student as an individual personally loved by God.
Jesuit High School is an apostolic work of the mission of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and of the Church. A strong religious core at the service of our mission is a distinguishing characteristic of Jesuit High School. The rigorous Theology curriculum, contemplative retreat program, prayerful and joyful liturgical worship, and robust service program are designed to form the mind, the heart, and the hands of each student. The Ignatian Formation program offers adults on campus and in the wider Jesuit High School community (parents, alumni, friends) opportunities to deepen their lives of faith and understanding of Ignatian Spirituality.
Campus Ministry’s primary concern is to prepare each young man for life, leading him to become a faith-filled and value-centered person, within the model of Jesus Christ, centered in our Roman Catholic heritage, and in the tradition of Ignatius of Loyola. All of the religious activities at Jesuit are designed to respect each person’s religious tradition.
Campus Ministry dedicates itself to the task of bringing out in each person those spiritual gifts that lead people towards deeper love of self, others, and God in the building of God’s Kingdom.
“At the heart of our Ignatian spirituality and tradition of Jesuit education is discernment. At the heart of that discernment is listening. Our listening must lead to concrete action to address the stain of racism in our school, our community, our country, and our world so that we are transformed into the kind of community that God calls us and intends for us to be.
Along with two major programs, Campus Ministry and Christian Service, the Theology Department has a special role in and focus on the spiritual formation of our young men. While they provide meaningful and challenging experiences of prayer, reflection and service, Theology classes provide a framework and vocabulary to help the student analyze and critique his personal experience in light of the tradition of faith.
The best way to understand how Theology is active in daily student life is through the curriculum and goals of the Theology Department.
In renewing our Ignatian Spirit, that spirit and tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola, the Founder of the Jesuits, our faculty, staff, students, and members of our Board of Trustees, have had many opportunities and encounters to deepen and strengthen our faith in the God of life and love.