2022 Ryken Society Mission Video

We have a very strong and rich legacy of service in the Xaverian tradition and at this moment in our history we need to discern how God is calling us anew to love as those missionary disciples[read more]

Associate Notes – April 2013

REGIONAL UPDATES Online Group Brother Jerry O’Leary, Chris Spahr, Chris Roberson, Greg Mason, and Chris Irr met on Google+ Hangouts (a web-based video chat platform) for prayer and discussion on February 23rd between 9 and 11 AM. Jonathan Dohanich, who unfortunately was unable to join the group that morning (he had worked three consecutive overnight-shifts[read more]

A Description of the Charism as Lived by the Associates

  Dear Associates, On April 10th I had a conference call with the Associates Committee (an advisory committee made up of associates and Brothers: Bill Gorman, Gail Dennig, Mike McGeehin, Barbara Ives, Mike Buckley, Bros. Paul Murray, Cornie Hubbuch, and Cosmas Rubencamp [chair]). We discussed several items, one of which was revisions to the original[read more]

Impressions of Bruges Number 1 from Gwen Costello

From July 16-­‐20, I was privileged to attend the Xaverian Brothers “Charism” Assembly in Bruges Belgium as an Associate. There were six of us there: Alice Hession and Kevin Shearer (both also representing Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Schools), Mike Buckley, Jeannette Suflita, Richard and me. Each of us will be sharing our impressions with you. Me[read more]