Ignatian Formation - Adult Faith Programs

The role of Jesuit High School's Ignatian Formation Office is to provide resources and offerings for the development of Ignatian Spirituality in parents, alumni, faculty and staff. Each year, there are a variety of workshops, lectures, presentations, retreats, and prayer experiences that we offer.



Pub Theology 2017-18

  • October 16, 2017
    • Fr. Pat Conroy, The current state of Washington, DC
  • November 13, 2017
    • Fr. Paul Grubb, Native American Spirituality & the Jesuits
  • December 11, 2017
    • Greg Allen, Problems of Faith Part 1
  • February 12 , 2018
    • Mark Lesnewski, Mystical Knowledge & Prophetic Action
  • March 5, 2018
    • Dr. Lara Schemieh, Reconciling Faith & Science
  • April 16, 2018
    • Greg Allen, Problems of Faith Part 2


Summer Retreats


Parent & Alumni Retreat

This year’s Parent & Alumni Retreat will be back at St. Benedict’s Lodge in McKenzie Bridge, OR from June 23rd through June 25th (Friday to Sunday). Please join us for Spiritual Enrichment, good food, and relaxing natural settings. There will be plenty of outdoor activity opportunities from golf to hiking to river rafting to dozing in the sun on the expansive deck overlooking the McKenzie River.

Questions? Contact Ignatian Formation Director Greg Allen at 503-291-5493 or gallen@jesuitmail.org.


Faculty & Staff Retreat

St. Benedict Lodge | McKenzie Bridge, Oregon | June 11 - 13

Every other year Jesuit offers its Faculty/Staff Retreat at St. Benedict’s Lodge in McKenzie Bridge, OR. Costs are covered by Jesuit (except for transportation which is on your own). Please join us for Spiritual Enrichment, good food, and relaxing natural settings. Spouses are welcome to attend! There will be plenty of outdoor activity opportunities from golf to hiking to river rafting to dozing in the sun on the expansive deck overlooking the McKenzie River and plenty of time in the afternoons to enjoy these activities.


Summer Ignatian Silent Retreat 2017: A Pilgrimage of the Heart

Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades | Federal Way, WA | July 7 - 9

This is a SILENT retreat with lots of time for quiet reflection and prayer, long walks along wooded paths, and good food. More info can be found at http://www.ignatiancenter.org/programs/ignatian-retreat-2017/.

Please email Ignatian Formation Director Greg Allen if you are interested in attending this retreat at gallen@jesuitmail.org.

Volunteer Opportunities


JVEncorps

Jesuit High and Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest are excited to begin our second year of offering Jesuit alumni and alumni parents a unique opportunity to serve the greater good of our local communities through service with others. At Jesuit High, we have witnessed the dedication and tremendous capacity of students and parents who have contributed to quality education at our school. We know that many of you desire to continue this tradition in ways that uplift our entire community. Please read further to learn how you can find out more about this special opportunity that would support your calling!

Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps (JV EnCorps) is now accepting applications for 2017-18! JV EnCorps, a program of JVC Northwest, facilitates transformative opportunities for intentional service, community and spiritual formation for older adults committed to social and ecological justice. During their ten months of part-time volunteer service, participants ages 45 and older meet together regularly in community to deepen their spirituality and explore the values of simple living and social & ecological justice.

We meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Canisius Chapel.

For more information and applications please contact Greg Allen, Ignatian Formation Director, at gallen@jesuitportland.org or call 503-291-5493.

St. Andre Faculty Service

JHS faculty (and family) serve at the St. Andre Catholic Church's Friday hospitality evenings twice per semester. The afternoon/evening is made up of two shifts. The first shift is meal preparation (3:30-5:30 pm) and second shift hospitality/serving the meal (6-8:30 pm). Family members are welcome.

If you're interested in serving, please contact Scott Powers at spowers@jesuitportland.org.


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Contact Information:

Gregory D. Allen
Ignatian Formation Director
Jesuit High School
9000 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, OR 97225
503-291-5493

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