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IPS 2015 Graduation Party

The 2015 IPS Graduation Party will be held on Monday, May 4th, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm in Regents Hall. For this event, IPS welcomes all graduates, their family members, and guests (up to four guests) to join faculty and staff in a joyful celebration in honor of its graduates! Registration is required, please click on the link for more information.  


IPS New Digital Communication Concentration Video

On February 10, 2015, the Institute of Pastoral Studies hosted a launch event featuring a panel discussion introducing and celebrating the IPS New Digital Communication Concentration in MAPS. Opening remarks by Archbishop Blase Cupich, panel moderation Don Wycliff, distinguished panelists: Rocco Palmo, Kerry Weber, Fr. Manuel Dorantes. Watch our Live Stream Recording!

Institute Awarded 40 Merit-Based Scholarships to Students from Across the Nation

Each year Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies awards certain students merit-based scholarships to help them with their academic success and with their mission to better the community. Read More ...


Memory and Hope

On November 21, a panel of experts discussed the impact of the Jesuit mission on higher education, recalling the role of Central American University 25 years ago in El Salvador and the hope it inspired. The panel addressed how the prophetic witness of that Jesuit University might be incarnated in other Jesuit universities.


Address by Rev. Jon Sobrino, SJ

Celebrating Ignatian Heritage, Jesuit Mission and its values: commitment to social justice, service to others and seeking God in everyday life, and in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador, Loyola University Chicago presents an honorary degree to Rev. Jon Sobrino, SJ in recognition of his academic achievements and devoted service to the poor and marginalized.


IPS 50th Anniversary Celebration

On October 25th, 2014 the Institute of Pastoral Studies celebrated its 50th Anniversary! To mark this milestone of providing 50 years of excellence in transformative education for ministry, spiritual leadership, and faith-based social engagement we are happy to share a video capturing this momentous occasion!

Zero Minute Commute

Did you know that IPS currently offers three Master's degrees that can be completed solely online? Click here to find out more.


Online Learning through Loyola's Institute of Pastoral Studies

Learn about online learning options with Loyola University Chicago's Institute of Pastoral Studies. Several Loyola degree programs may be completed entirely online.

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