Loyola University Chicago

Mission & Identity


Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life Retreat 

The Spiritual Exercises are an unfolding series of prayers, meditations, and reflections put together by St. Ignatius of Loyola from his own personal spiritual experience and that of others to whom he listened. The process of the Spiritual Exercises respects the uniqueness of each person and leads participants to a deeper relationship with God and others. 

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Inner-Mission Employee Retreat 

The Inner Mission Employee Retreat seeks to assist employees in exploring, discerning, and affirming a sense of their own personal mission and its connection to the mission of Loyola University. This retreat challenges each participant to take the time to reflect on their purpose and meaning. 

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Ignatian Contemplation Retreat

The Ignatian Contemplation Retreat is built on two movements: The first day will focus on the Principle and Foundation of St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, while the second day provides a day of reflection and prayer in silence. Spiritual directors are available to accompany and support participants throughout this retreat.

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