Letter from the Editor

We are in the midst of commencement season – a time of great celebration for the thousands of graduates on our Jesuit campuses. But what happens after they graduate? How can they find ways to stay connected to the Jesuit mission and its pillars of service and a faith that does justice? This issue of Connections has the answers!

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Who have we become? Ignatian Colleagues Program offers response to understanding the mission of Jesuit higher education

For the past eight years, AJCU’s Ignatian Colleagues Program (ICP) has been providing an intensive educational and experiential learning program for college and university leaders to deepen their intellectual understanding and engagement of the Jesuit and Catholic mission on their campuses. In an effort to learn how the program has influenced them, the ICP Alumni Narrative Project was launched.

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CharisNYC Retreats Help Young Adults Deepen Their Faith

Since 2011, CharisNYC has been offering peer-led retreats for people in their 20s and 30s, helping young adults grow in their relationship with God, deepen their experience of Ignatian spirituality, and reconnect with a community of faith. Retreatants come from throughout NYC and NJ Metro area to learn spiritual tools to help them lead healthy, balanced lives and to make better choices. Each year, CharisNYC offers two or three different retreats on themes of interest to young adults.

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