Jesuit Values
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Characteristics of a Jesuit Education

  • Magis:  Literally translated “more.” This is the challenge to strive for excellence.
  • Women & Men for and with Others:  Sharing gifts, pursuing justice, and having concern for the poor and marginalized.
  • Cura Personalis:  “Care for the individual person.” Respecting each person as a child of God and all of God’s creations.
  • Unity of Heart, Mind, & Soul:  Developing the whole person. Integrating all aspects of our lives.
  • Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (AMDG):  “For the Greater Glory of God.”
  • Forming & Educating Agents of Change:  Teaching behaviors that reflect critical thought and responsible action on moral and ethical issues. 


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