Welcome to the Theology of Healing Earth in Action (THEA) Institute, an innovative week-long program at Loyola University Chicago, dedicated to environmental sustainability and theology. The THEA Institute offers high school students the opportunity to learn about environmental justice and grow in their spirituality at one of the greenest campuses in the nation.
Students will live on campus and learn from expert theologians and scientists, including the founding director of Loyola's Institute for Environmental Sustainability. The program seeks to promote leadership and cultivate a new generation of pioneers who will lead integrated lives of faith and justice, empowering them to respond to contemporary social challenges. The Institute offers a holistic and diverse experience which invites students to discover and discern their gifts and vocation while fostering Ignatian values of love for others, creativity, and prayer.