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   ‘We will continue

                   Wheeling Jesuit holds

Wheeling Jesuit graduates were told during the           of God,’ and to be men and women for others and to
university’s 58th Commencement ceremony, their           be Magis, Latin for ’more.’
degree is not a model, make or brand, or something
that can to be auctioned on e-Bay or appraised for its       “The Magis characterizes Jesuit education and is
resale value.                                            about how you make choices. You will be faced with
                                                         many choices in the years ahead. Choices about your
    Commencement speaker, Rev. Timothy Kesicki,          own family, choices about your work and the many
S.J., president of the Jesuit Conference of the United   everyday decisions that you will have to make. For St.
States and Canada offered pointers for graduates on      Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits, said choosing the
the value of their Jesuit education.                     Magis was about choosing that which would accom-
                                                         plish the greater good and that which would be more
    “Jesuit education is well known in the world, espe-  pleasing to God. Let the Magis shape your future,” Fr.
cially since the most famous Jesuit, Pope Francis, has   Kesicki explained.
become a global figure,” said Fr. Kesicki.
                                                             He commended graduates for going to ‘all corners
    Fr. Kesicki went on to tell graduates to live AMDG:  of the earth’ by bringing hope to those who need it
Ad Majoreum Dei Gloriam, Latin for the ’greater glory

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