“Where are you?”

Spiritual direction is an ongoing relationship that gives you the time and space to notice your unique spiritual growth, participate in the slow work of God, immerse yourself in the river of life, and respond to God, “Here I am.”

Online Offerings

Virtual gatherings in
turbulent times

Our online gatherings offer convenient times, emotionally and physically safe spaces with rich content.

Loyola Priests Retreat

This retreat for priests and deacons offers silent reflection, prayer, conversation and community.   Online this year, it also provides a way to connect during a time of pandemic.

Thursday Prayers

Dedicate your day to prayer with Centering Prayer in the morning and the Examen in the evening. Attend one, some or all sessions for free. Runs through December 19.

Spiritual Imagination and the Nativity - Advent

Take a break on 3 Saturday mornings to enter deeply into each of these stories of the season using guided visualization, reflective writing, music and art.

The Ignatian Exercises

Since the sixteenth century when St. Ignatius of Loyola created the Spiritual Exercises, people from all walks of life have been drawn to this powerful experience.

At the center point within ourselves we encounter the sacred

As we discern our path and our passions in life, we listen and respond more deeply to the presence and movement of the sacred there.

We help you find your path and passion.

Learning Opportunities

Learn what classes, seminars and other opportunities await you at Loyola.

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About Loyola Spirituality Center

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Our Vision

A loving and compassionate spirituality for all of life.

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Our Mission

We companion the spiritually curious as you listen and respond more deeply to the presence and movement of the sacred in your life.

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Our Guiding Principle

We are a community of spiritual directors grounded in Ignatian Spirituality.

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About Ignatian Spirituality

The sacred is present in our world and active in our lives.  It provides a pathway to prayer, discernment, and service to others.

Reflections from Our Directors

Acts of Kindness

In the beautifully illustrated book, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Charlie Mackesyoffers wisdom for young and old alike. Sitting together on a tree branch, the mole asks the boy, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” “Kind,” said the boy. The pandemic...

Grief and the Holidays

“There is much I want to say, as if the saying could prepare you for this path, as if there is anything I could offer that would make your way less circuitous, more smooth....”  ~The Shimmering Hours  (Jan Richardson) The holidays ideally are a time of food and...

Where are YOU in the Sacred Stories of Advent?

Republished from November 2019 Cosmic Birth/Sacred Moment in Time ©Mary Southard marysouthardart.orgCourtesy of MinistryOfTheArts.org All rights reserved When I was a little girl, my December ritual was to sit alone in our living room beside the twinkling tree lights...

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