Reflections from Our Directors

The Ordinary

The Ordinary

I am thankful for my Ignatian spirituality.  In this time of such discontent and unknowns, the constant of God being in all things settles me. 

Meet Karen Wight Hoogheem

Meet Karen Wight Hoogheem

I am excited to join the staff at Loyola. I look forward to serving as a spiritual director and hearing how others experience God, Spirit, Divine, and/or the excitement of a deep human connection in “all the things” of their daily lives. What a joy that will be!

All Saints, All Souls and Halloween (All Hallows Eve)

All Saints, All Souls and Halloween (All Hallows Eve)

 St Ignatius struggled too with doubt and fear.  In the dark and quiet moments of his prayer, he experienced the light of Christ and trust as God illuminated his shadow-self and he accepted the invitation to go deeper. We are given that same invitation from St Ignatius and all the saints, to notice God in all things each day and in every moment. 

Meet Lindsay McGlynn

Meet Lindsay McGlynn

Hello! I am Lindsay, one of the newest spiritual directors at Loyola Spirituality Center. The spiritual direction ministry at Loyola played an important role in my journey towards becoming a spiritual director over the past 5 years, so it is especially meaningful to...

Human Nature

Human Nature

At different points in Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, he invites retreatants to reflect on the nature of the world’s history and to see the parallels with today.

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

I was yearning to see in person each of my 16 grandchildren – 9 of whom live in the Twin Cities, but the other 7 live out of town.