Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Lincoln Center Celebrates Jesuit Tradition

Contact: Michael Larkin
(212) 636-7175
mlarkin@fordham.edu


NEW YORK— Fordham is hosting the sixth annual Ignatian Heritage Week to promote the University’s Jesuit and Catholic identity and celebrate its distinct tradition of education, from Jan. 29 through Feb. 3 on the Lincoln Center campus.

Initiated in 2000, Ignatian Heritage Week consists of a series of events, discussions and activities intended to help Fordham students examine the life and work of St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Ignatian Heritage Week is also celebrated on the University’s Rose Hill campus during the fall semester.

The week will begin with a Fordham community Mass and will feature daily events, including a trip to the Loyola, Xavier, Faber rare books exhibit in the William D. Walsh Family Library on the Rose Hill campus, and lectures on “The Ignatian Style of Examining Your Conscience,” by Joseph Koterski, S.J., chair of the philosophy department at Fordham, and “Ignatius, Xavier and Faber: Friends in the Lord, Companions of Jesus,” by Joseph Currie, S.J., director of Fordham’ s Office of Campus Ministry.

For a complete schedule of events, contact Mary Owens in the Office of Campus Ministry at 212-636-6267, or by email at
maowens@fordham.edu 

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y. 
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