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JST Commencement

2021 Commencement Information


Virtual Commencement Celebration

The Jesuit School of Theology will honor our 2021 graduates in a virtual Commencement ceremony of prayer, reflection, acknowledgement, and conferral of degrees.

JST will confer honorary doctorates upon Elisabeth and Francis Schüssler Fiorenza of Harvard Divinity School.

Saturday, May 22, 2021, 10:00 a.m. PDT 

Watch the recorded ceremony program here.

Commencement Ceremony Program

Liturgy

The following two liturgies are also part of the JST Commencement celebrations:

Lay Sending
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:15 p.m. PDT

JST will send forth lay graduates into ministry and service in a Liturgy of the Word with a Rite of Sending. Professor Chris Hadley, SJ will preside and Associate Dean Alison Benders will preach. A limited number of participants will attend in person in the JST Chapel, while all others may attend online.

Watch the livestream and view the recording of this event using this link.

Lay Sending Worship Aid

Commencement Mass
Friday, May 21, 2021, 5:15 p.m. PDT

JST will celebrate a Mass giving thanks for all of our May 2021 graduates. Dean Joseph Mueller, SJ will preside and preach. A limited number of participants will attend in the Chapel, while all others may attend online.

Watch the livestream and view the recording of this event using this link.

Commencement Mass Worship Aid

 

Archived Commencement Videos