About the Loyola Spirituality Center
We are located at 389 N. Oxford Street in Saint Paul, next to St. Peter Claver Church.
Loyola began in 1977, answering the growing need for spiritual support, guidance, and education. Originally focused on the Catholic community, we now welcome all spiritual seekers, regardless of faith tradition, age, race, sexual and gender orientation or economic means.
We are a 501c3 non-profit organization with no religious affiliation.
As each person is awakened to the sacred in all life, the world is transformed.
Loyola Spirituality Center is a community of spiritual directors grounded in the Ignatian tradition, inviting spiritual seekers to listen and respond to the everyday presence of the Sacred.
We accomplish our mission by offering individual and group spiritual direction, overnight retreats (usually at retreat centers around the area), and spiritual programs and special events, like our annual Loyola Lenten retreat.
The nautilus symbolizes what we are about
Loyola’s logo is the chambered nautilus. This beautiful spiral shell contains a series of chambers. The animal occupies the outermost one and must create a new, larger chamber into which it moves in order to grow and keep living.
The spiral itself symbolizes movement out from the center or still point. At the center point within ourselves we encounter God and find our true selves. From there we discern our call, our path and our passions in life, and we spiral out into the world of relationships, work, and nature, where we also encounter God.
Loyola Volunteers & Staff
Volunteer opportunities abound at Loyola. We have a loyal crew of peace garden volunteers and office helpers.
Please call our office for more information on volunteer opportunities: 651.641.0008, or email us at: email@example.com