Loyola University Chicago

Mission & Identity

Feast Day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Every July we celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola with several events across our Loyola campuses. This is an ideal opportunity for the Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Health System communities to come together in support of our shared Jesuit educational and healthcare missions. We are excited to share this year’s Feast Day events spanning all of our Chicago campuses. 


Loyola faculty and staff members are invited to join their colleagues to serve at the following service sites:

Friday, July 27
Location TBA
Saturday, August 4
Location TBA

View photos from Ignatian Service Days 2013201420152016, and 2017. If you have any questions about service opportunities, please contact missionandidentity@luc.edu or call Chirs Murphy at 773.508.7431.

On Tuesday, July 31 we will celebrate St. Ignatius with a variety of events to which all faculty, staff and retirees are welcome.

Tuesday, July 31
11:00a.m. Mass  Madonna della Strada Chapel (LSC)
12:00p.m. Picnic West Quad/Damen Student Center (LSC)

A donation drive will be underway across Loyola Universtiy Chicago campuses. Last year, food and toiletries were collected for the St. Thomas of Canterbury Food Pantry and school supplies were donated to children living at the Corner Stone Outreach Shelter in Uptown. A list of requested donations and drop-off locations will be listed here when available.