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posted Aug 13, 2018, 10:41 PM by Saint Patricks   [ updated Aug 28, 2018, 10:09 PM ]

Paul Lewis - Deputy Head Master at Saint Ignatius College Geelong has summarised the ethos observed by SICJ.

IGNATIAN / JESUIT SCHOOL

Finding God in All Things

Spiritual Exercises

 Give thanks/ Know your sins/ Examine how you lived the day /Ask Forgiveness/Resolve to amend

Characteristics / Vision  Life as a gift.     Imagination.Emotion and Intellect. FindingGod in all things.   Critical awareness of evil. Discernment.      Leaders in service building a more just and humane world.    
Ignatian Teaching   Seeks to develop men and women of competence, conscience and compassion.
AMDG           Ad Majoriem Dei Gloriam“For the great glory of God”        Motto of the Jesuits
Jesuit Partner schools
Our School motto “Amare Et Servire”To Love and To Serve  
“Ignatian” or “Jesuit”
Ignatian – aspects of spirituality from Ignatius the lay person
Jesuit – aspects from the later Ignatius and his       Religious Order, the Society of Jesus / the Jesuits.
IHS
first three letters of Jesus name in Greek. Symbol of the official seal of the Jesuits
Magis
latin for “more”. Ignatius – always striving for more.
Manresa
Town in northern Spain where Ignatius had powerful spiritual experiences.
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Saint Patricks,
Aug 14, 2018, 3:52 AM
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