Loyola University Maryland

The Ignatian Year


Year-Round Events

"This Ignatian Year" Podcast

A monthly podcast exploring themes of Ignatian Spirituality through conversation with Loyola University Maryland faculty, staff, administrators, students, alumni, and partners.

Current Episodes:

  • Episode 1: Slowing Down and Letting Go With Ignatius
  • Episode 2: Walking Together in Prayer, with Fr. Tim Brown, S.J., Associate Professor of Law and Social Responsibility and Director of the Office of Mission Integration
  • Episode 3: Cultivating a Hope-Filled Future, with Dr. June Ellis, Professor of English and Chair of Loyola's Commitment to Justice Committee
  • Episode 4: Gifts of Faith and Imagination (Christmas Episode), with Dr. Cheryl Moore-Thomas, Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

This Ignatian Year Podcast page

Loyola's Mission Driven Leadership (LMDL) Cohort

Open to staff and administrators. More information on LMDL at the Human Resources website.

Weekly Examen

Offered Wednesday nights fro

m 8:30-9 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Chapel. Please contact Seán Bray to join the Weekly Examen.

Bring the Examen to Your Area

Interested in learning about and using the Examen with your class, club, department or office? Campus Ministry will teach and lead an Examen in your space (virtually or in person). To schedule an Examen for your group, contact campusministry@loyola.edu.

September 9, 2021

7-8:30 p.m.
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Information Session

October 21, 2021

Celebrate St. Ignatius' Birthday: Join us on the Quad for an early birthday celebration. St. Ignatius' birthday is recognized as October 23.

3 p.m.
Mission Driven Leaders Reunion and Reflection

November 16, 2021

5-6 p.m., 4th Floor Program Room
The Jesuits from Around the World Affecting International Education. Contact Fr. Bao Ngyuen, S.J.

November 17, 2021

5-6:30, McGuire West
Jesuit Refugee Services in the Ignatian Year. Contact Fr. Bao Ngyuen, S.J.

December 1, 2021

12:10 p.m., Maryland Hall 242
Pivotal Players: St. Ignatius of Loyola. Please contact Mr. Melvin Rayappa, S.J.

December 10, 2021

3-4 p.m., Alumni Memorial Chapel
Praying with the Examen

January 14-16, 2022

RoadTrip Sophomore Discernment Retreat. Please contact Ashley Schantz.

February 1-28, 2022

Ignatian Learning Groups: Weekly cohorts exploring the life of St. Ignatius, the Jesuits, and Ignatian themes. Please contact Seán Bray.

February 18-22, 2022

@ the Loyola Retreat Center
The Examen Retreat: Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Visit the Campus Ministry website for more information on the Examen Retreat.

March 1-31, 2022

Ignatian Learning Groups: Weekly cohorts exploring the life of St. Ignatius, the Jesuits, and Ignatian themes. Please contact Seán Bray.

March 4-13, 2022

An Ignatian Pilgrimage: Journeying with Ignatius in Spain and Italy. Contact Fr. Bao Ngyuen, S.J.

March 11, 2022

12:10 p.m., Alumni Memorial Chapel
Mass Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Francis Xavier

March 20, 2022

@ Alumni Memorial Chapel following the 5 p.m. mass
Vocations Panel. Please contact Mr. Melvin Rayappa, S.J., about the Vocations Panel.

March 22, 2022

Time TBD, 4th Floor Program Room
Women in Jesuit Education Panel. Please contact Seán Bray.

March 23, 2022

@ Alumni Memorial Chapel
Festival Sing: Songs for the Ignatian Year. Please contact George Miller.

March 25, 2022

2 p.m.
Maryland Day Convocation

May 23-June 2, 2022

Ignatian Pilgrimage. Please contact George Miller about the Ignatian Pilgrimage.

July 31, 2022

Feast of St. Ignatius