The chief influence that gives rise to Jesuit education is the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, a how-to handbook intended to help guide people toward the direct experience of God and companionship with Jesus. For many people, a deeper encounter with the Spiritual Exercises enriches their understanding of the educational mission of Santa Clara University.The Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education will therefore make the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius more available to faculty and staff of the University. For most people a more intentional experience of spirituality will be personally enriching and help ground their work at Santa Clara University more deeply within the sources of the tradition.
To share the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, we will
The Ignatian Center’s goal of sharing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius champions the University’s strategic priority of Enhancing Excellence in Jesuit Education.