Jesuit Jubilee Year: December 3rd '05-December 3rd '06

Celebrating the spirit of these founders of the Society of Jesus:

St. Francis Xavier - born 7 April, 1506 at Javier in Navarre
Blessed Peter Faber - born 13 April 1506 in Villaret in Savoie
St. Ignatius Loyola - died 31 July, 1556 in Rome

Fairfield University hosted several events throughout the year that commemorated this occasion:

Wednesday, February 8, 2006
DiMenna-Nyselius Library
Multi-Media Room, 8 p.m.
Ignatius Loyola and Renaissance Humanism
Dr. Ronald Modras, St. Louis Universitycs_dbrackley06

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Academic Convocation
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Kelley Theater, 4 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Rev. Dean Brackley, S.J.
Universidad Centroamiercana (UCA) in El Salvador

Wednesday, March 1, 2006
John A. Barone Campus Center
Oak Room 4:30 p.m.
Here Come the Evangelical Catholics
Dr. William Portier, University of Dayton

Tuesday, March 28, 2006
John A. Barone Campus Center
Oak Room, 8 p.m.
Tattoos on the Heart: Putting a Human Face on Gang Members
Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J.
Founder and Executive Director of Jobs for a Future/Homeboy Industries
Sponsored by Campus Ministry, Co-Sponsored by The Program in Catholic Studies

Thursday, March 30, 2006
Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Dining Room, 8 p.m.
Listening to the Voices of HIV/AIDS
Rev. James Keenan, S.J. Boston College