Faith and Formation Learning Community

The Faith and Formation Learning Community, located in Fusz Hall, is rooted in the traditions of the Catholic faith. Living in the learning community will promote a deeper understanding of faith and its connection to intellectual pursuit. Faith and Formation Learning Community

Students in the community will participate with faculty in weekly discussions of faith, an annual Ignatian retreat, service opportunities, and domestic and international immersion trips.

The community is open to all majors. Students in this community take courses required for a minor in Catholic Studies.

Associated Classes for 2017-2018

  • University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success
  • THEO 1000: Theological Foundations
  • PHIL 1050: Intro to Philosophy
    ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research
  • HIST 1120: Origins of the Modern World, 1500 to Present
  • ENGL 2350: Faith, Doubt, and Literature

Faculty Associate

David Vincent Meconi, S.J., D.Phil., Associate Professor of Historical Theology, is also the director of the Edmund Campion Catholic Studies Center. He serves on boards of the St. Benedict Forum at Hope College in Holland, MI as well as on the ecclesiastical board of Boston College. Meconi assisted in the creation of this learning community in 2016.

The Faith and Formation Learning Community seeks to foster the interior life of undergraduates in the Jesuit tradition of becoming 'contemplatives in action.' By cultivating the proper habits of study and true friendship, this community hopes to provide a place where students are free to ask the most noble questions and seek the highest truths.

David Meconi, S.J.