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XLRI Centre for Spirituality

About us

XLCeS is the Centre that caters to spiritual yearnings at XLRI, Xavier School of Management. XLRI is the pioneer in management education in India, with almost 75 years of experience in moulding global leaders for tomorrow. The Centre for Spirituality works in the area of spiritual wellbeing by undertaking training sessions in spiritual activities, conducting research in spiritual animation, in mentoring young scholastics in spiritual path. The centre also works towards this goal of spiritual wellbeing by networking with other centres of spirituality.


Dr. Fr Paul Fernandes SJ

Dr. Fr. Somy Mathew Mannoor, S.J.

Our services

Overview: the main activities of the centre are research, training, mentoring and networking.

Research: articles on Spirituality, Editing quarterly on Spirituality, books on Spiritual Heritage, etc. We partner in research activities with centres of similar concern in India and abroad whose primary focus is Spirituality.

Training program: training young men and women to be spiritual animators and leaders. Training programs could be of shorter or longer duration as per need.

Mentoring: mentoring the young scholastics who are interested in spiritual leadership is an investment for the future. Mentoring involves helping them to develop skills needed to accompany people in their spiritual journey.

Networking: Networking with spirituality centres across the globe who are involved in spiritual nourishment.


Dr. Fr. Somy Mathew Mannoor, S.J.
Centre for Spirituality, XLRI, Jamshedpur