Principle Seven

Good Practice for Student Affairs at Catholic colleges and universities...

Seeks dialogue among religious traditions with contemporary culture to clarify beliefs and foster mutual understanding in the midst of tensions and ambiguities.

We seek to promote greater understanding and appreciation of the similarities as well as the differences in culture, gender, and religious traditions and practices.

Through our policies and programming we seek to develop intercultural agility which includes a deep understanding and appreciation of one's own belief and value systems as well as of the belief and value systems of other people and traditions.

  • Residential life brings together people of diverse backgrounds in culture and religion who are encouraged to speak and listen through their differences.
  • Companions on a Journey and Men's Spirituality Groups provide opportunities for CSB students and SJU students respectively to explore differences and similarities in religious, spiritual and other identities.
  • Theology on Tap explores Catholic teaching and theological thinking on contemporary social issues.
  • Faith Communities invites students into dialogue on the similarities and differences in religious traditions and practices.