Jesuit Heritage/Ignatian Ignition Week Kicks Off April 21

The University of Scranton's Campus Ministry will host a series of engaging events during its Jesuit Heritage/Ignatian Ignition Week (April 21-26), which kicks off with a Mass in the Madonna della Strada Chapel on Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m.

On Monday, April 22, there will be a panel discussion titled "What I believe II," led by Oliver Strickland '13, in the Moskovitz Theater in the DeNaples Center. It will beging at 7:30 p.m., and Rick Malloy, S.J., vice president for university mission and ministry, will facilitate discussion after the presentations.

The next day, Tuesday, April 23, Mark Mossa, S.J., author of "Already There: Letting God Find You," will present "What do you want to do with your life?” The discussion will be held in Brennan Hall, room 228, at 7:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 24, there are two events, beginning with the International Service Program's Great Commons Ball Roll at noon. At 7:30 p.m., Ryan Maher, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center, will lecture on the topic of "What a Jesuit Education Means" in the Madonna della Strada Chapel. 

The University will present the Kino Border Initiative (KBI), a binational organization that works in the area of migration on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the annual Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministries on Thursday, April 25. KBI Executive Director Sean Carroll, S.J., will receive the award on behalf of the organization at an 11:30 a.m. ceremony in the Rose Room of Brennan Hall. 

Later that night, the University will host "Take Back the Night" with the Jane Kopas Women's Center.

On Friday, April 26, students will reflect on their student serivce trips during an event called "Show US your service. The event, held in concert with the Center for Service and Social Justice, will be held at the DeNaples Center's fireplace lounge at noon. 

The weeklong series of events concludes on Saturday, April 27, with a showing of "The Hunger Games: Questions of Justice," from noon to 2 p.m. in the Brennan Hall, room 509.  

For more information, visit my.scranton.edu or click on the promotional flyer. And don't forget that the "What Jesuit Means to Me" photo op is available all week on the second floor of the DeNaples Center.

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