spirituality and service

For ALUMNI: Spiritual and Service Opportunities



Alumni Volunteers work in Jamaica

Jamaica Alumni - Faculty - Staff Experience (May 17-25, 2014)

Do a week of direct service with fellow alums, faculty and staff in Kingston, Jamaica.  Participants work together with the elderly or disadvantaged youth in Kingston with the Ignacio Volunteers.  READ MORE>>

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Spend a full year doing serving in the U.S. or two years abroad with The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC), which works in collaboration with the Jesuits.  The JVC offers a volunteer opportunity to do direct srvice while living in community with other JVs.  The organization enhances the capacity of local organizations to serve their communities by providing Jesuit Volunteers to directly serve the poor and marginalized in the U.S. and developing countries. READ MORE>>

Ignatian Volunteer Corps

Similar to the JVC, but aimed at those who are older, the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) provides mature men and women the opportunity to serve the needs of people who are poor, to work for a more just society, and to grow deeper in Christian faith by reflecting and praying in the Ignatian tradition.  READ MORE>>



Crosses and sunsetSPIRITUAL OPPORTUNITIES and Retreats for Alumni

Lenten Retreat in Daily Life (March 19- April 9, 2014)   This Retreat in Daily Life allows you to incorporate prayer into your busy schedule during Lent.   The retreat helps you form prayerful habits and the discipline to be able to “find God in all things” in the context of your daily routine, relationships, and activities. READ MORE>>

A PILGRIMAGE TO SPAIN (June 2015):  Come join two Loyola Jesuits in a prayerful ten days, walking in the steps of Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier.  Aimed primarily at loyola Alumni and their spouses, the trip starts with three days at the castle of Loyola in northern Spain and travels south through Javier (home of Francis Xavier), Montserrat and Manresa, ending in Barcelona.  For more information, CLICK HERE >>

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Upcoming Events for Alumni

2014 Lenten Series: "The Heart of Ignatian Spirituality: The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola":  Loyola community members will come together to share in the spirit of the Lenten season in a series of reflective lectures, concerts and masses during Lent.   Four Jesuits will speak on each of the four weeks of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.  March 12, 2014 - April 9, 2014. READ MORE>>

COMING in FALL 2014:  Father James Martin, S.J. will speak on Loyola's campus on October 25, 2014.

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