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Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Lauren Schwer

Director of Retreats


Lauren is responsible for developing and implementing a campus-wide retreat program. Lauren also moonlights as a facilitator on the Challenge Course at the Retreat and Ecology Campus.

After living on the east coast for 11 years (Boston, New York, and DC), she returned to her Chicago roots to help create the retreat program.  Prior to Loyola, she served as a high school teacher, campus minister, and coach for Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in the Washington, D.C. area.  Lauren has been involved with Ignation formation in a variety of roles for the past ten years. Lauren earned both her B.A. in Theology and M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College. Her interests include anything Jesuit-related, volleyball, international and domestic service, movie quotes, story-telling, being outside, going on adventures, and traveling.


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