Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

News & Events

Keep up with the latest news and information on Loyola's Institute of Pastoral Studies through the following news sources:

  • IPS approved for membership in Catholic Health Association

    IPS proudly announces that, along with our colleagues at Loyola’s Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, we have been approved for membership in the Catholic Health Association (CHA). Since its inception in 1914, the mission of the CHA has been to advance Catholic health ministry in the United States in calling for access to health care for all persons, focusing special attention on vulnerable populations who are unable to speak for themselves.
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  • IPS New Digital Communication Concentration in MAPS

    Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies is pleased to announce a new concentration available to students beginning Fall 2015: Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree with a Concentration in Digital Communication.
  • Loyola’s Institute of Pastoral Studies Tweets the Bible

    On Tuesday, September 30, Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies will be sending out scripture tweets every 15 minutes to promote biblical literacy and to expose the beauty of the New American Bible Revised Edition (NABRE).
  • IPS partners with Catholic Extension to offer "Certificate in Parish Health and Wellness"

    The Institute of Pastoral Studies is pleased to announce its partnership with the Catholic Extension in offering education and scholarships to pastoral workers who are involved in ministries where they are frequently called upon to respond to the physical or psychological issues of their community. Read More ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
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  • Publications

    Books Written by IPS Graduates

    In addition to the various pastoral, administrative, educational, advocacy, and chaplaincy positions held by IPS alumni, many have found time to write books. Their books stand as yet one more testimony to the influence and impact IPS graduates have had -- and continue to have -- in the lives of so many people.
  • Dr. Jean-Pierre Fortin accepts the position of Assistant Professor of Spirituality

    IPS is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-Pierre Fortin has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Spirituality.
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  • Dr. Heidi Russell promoted to Associate Professor

    IPS is pleased to announce that Dr. Heidi Russell has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Please follow the link for the full announcement.
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  • Dr. Timone Davis accepts position as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

    IPS is pleased to announce that Dr. Timone Davis has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, with an emphasis in Black Catholic Theology.
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