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Celebrate Loyola’s history during Jesuit Identity Week March 18-23

| By Nick Alexopulos

Loyola University Maryland celebrates its past and enduring Jesuit traditions during Jesuit Identity Week, March 18-March 23. The Loyola community will participate in the following events in the coming days:


  • Opening Mass and speaker
    Sunday, March 18, 6 p.m.
    Alumni Memorial Chapel
    Rev. Rich Malloy, S.J., of Scranton University will speak about American college culture immediately after the 6 p.m. Mass. Reception in Campus Ministry to follow.
  • “Recognizing and Contesting Privilege”
    Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m.
    McGuire Hall West
    Peggy McIntosh of the Wellesley Centers for Women will explore issues of privilege in our society. This event is sponsored by SGA, ALANA, and the office of academic affairs.
  • "This I Believe..." dinner with Jesuits
    Wednesday, March 21, 5:30 p.m.
    Sellinger VIP Lounge
    Over dinner, members of Loyola’s Jesuit community will discuss some of their order’s beliefs. Space is limited to 40 students; to register email  akmalik@loyola.edu. Superfans t-shirts and transportation to the Ridley Athletic Complex will be provided to men’s lacrosse game against Georgetown at 7 p.m. 
  • Men's Lacrosse Game vs. Georgetown
    Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m.
    Ridley Athletic Complex
    Head to the Ridley Athletic Complex for a Jesuit school lacrosse showdown with special t-shirts given out by the Loyola Superfans.
  • Evensong
    Thursday, March 20, 5 p.m.
    Alumni Memorial Chapel
    This student-led evening prayer service includes music and brief reflection on Loyola’s Jesuit identity. Pizza and soda will be served following the event in Cohn Hall 133.
  • Theology on Tap
    Thursday, March 22, 8 p.m.
    Sellinger VIP Lounge
    Deciding on a career path? Deliberating over a decision? Students are invited to listen to Rev. John Peck, S.J., affiliate professor of philosophy,discuss the Jesuit ideal of discernment while enjoying finger foods and drinks. Open to seniors, 21 and older only. RSVP to akmalik@loyola.edu. Space is limited.
  • Maryland Day Mass
    Friday, March 23, 12:05 p.m.
    Alumni Memorial Chapel
    Conclude the week with Maryland Day Mass, celebrated by Rev. Brian Linnane, S.J., Loyola’s president, in Alumni Memorial Chapel.

Jesuit Identity Week is sponsored by the Green & Grey Society, Campus Ministry, and the office of mission integration.

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