Loyola University Maryland

Campus Ministry

Ignite Retreat

Ignite Retreat group and girls sitting next to chalk art work at Loyola Retreat Center

Join us on the Ignite Retreat to learn how the Ignatian story, at the heart of Loyola’s mission, can connect meaningfully to your life and unique spiritual journey. Open to students of all faith traditions and spiritualities, the weekend will offer opportunities for relationship building, tools for reflection and discernment, and an introduction to themes of Ignatian Spirituality: Finding God in all things, silence, discernment, gratitude and persons for & with others. Through personal and group reflective experiences, this retreat creates a space for exploring who you are in relationship with self, God and others.

Students from all class years are invited to attend the Ignite Retreat in the spring semester (February). Like most retreats at Loyola, the Ignite Retreat will be held at our beautiful Loyola University Maryland Retreat Center  on 20 serene acres in the mountains of Western Maryland. 

Who would be interested?

  • I've never been on a retreat.
  • Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, Spiritual But Not Religious, Searching...basically you as you are.
  • JesuWHAT? Who is this Ignatius guy and what is all this talk about Jesuits and Spirituality?
  • I know some Ignatian themes but don't really know how they connect to my experience.
  • I'm new to the Loyola community: first years or transfer students
  • I've been at Loyola for 3 years and want to connect in a new way

Dates

November 6-8, 2020

Cost

The registration fee for most retreats is $75. Some retreats are offered at the introductory rate of $35. All payments can be made by credit card, debit, Evergreen, cash or check (payable to Loyola University Maryland). The fee covers transportation, lodging, meals, and all other expenses for the weekend. The entire cost of a weekend retreat for one student is $190.00, however, Campus Ministry subsidizes $120+ of the retreat cost per student. 

Full payment is due at least 14 days prior to the Retreat (some retreats require earlier payment).  If you have not paid, you forfeit your spot on the retreat. $25 of your registration fee is a non-refundable deposit.  If you cancel your registration by contacting the Retreat Director more than one week in advance, you will be refunded your fee minus the deposit. If you cancel less than one week in advance, your full payment is non-refundable.

Scholarships

Loyola believes that cost should never prohibit a student from experiencing a retreat. Generous donors provide scholarships for any and all students who require support to attend a retreat. If paying with credit card, you may request a scholarship by entering one of the Scholarship Codes below on the payment screen. If paying in person in Campus Ministry, scholarship codes will be provided at the time of payment.

15GIFT ($15 Scholarship)

25GIFT ($25 Scholarship)

35GIFT ($35 Scholarship)

50GIFT ($50 Scholarship)

65GIFT ($65 Scholarship)

Ignite Leaders

A team of six student leaders and one student coordinator plan and lead each Ignite Retreat. If you are interested in becoming a leader, applications are accepted each spring. Learn more!

Contact

If you are interested in learning more or have any questions, contact Megan Linz Dickinson at mlinz@loyola.edu.