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Lucas Hall is one of the oldest buildings of Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City.

It was named after Fr. Joseph Lucas, SJ, who was Director from 1933-1934. Fr. Lucas was also a Pastor and Superior of Northern Mindanao missions. (SOURCE)

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The building is facing north and is currently joined by two wings:  Xavier Hall on the west, and Campion Hall on the east.IMG_4998  IMG_5000

Directly fronting Lucas Hall is a garden with a monument of Jesuit founder St. Ignatius of Loyola.

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XU students often joke about the”missing sword” of the statue.

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In early years, this garden was open and without shade. Now, the planted palm trees are now tall and provide shade.

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Up to now, classes are still being held at Lucas Hall during the school year.

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