Ignatian Formation - Adult Faith Programs

Jesuit High School's Ignatian Formation Office provides resources and offerings for the development of Ignatian Spirituality in parents, alumni, faculty, and staff. Each year, we offer a variety of workshops, lectures, presentations, retreats, and prayer experiences. If you have any questions about the resources below or would like general direction on your spiritual journey, please contact Ignatian Formation Director Jennie Kuenz at jkuenz@jesuitportland.org

Weekly Mass

Join us to celebrate Mass on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 am in Canisius Chapel and at 8:55 am on Fridays for our weekly student Mass. All are welcome!

Ignatian Spirituality Center – Seattle

The Ignatian Spirituality Center in Seattle provides programs and retreats that aim to meet you wherever you are in your spiritual journey, and to help you deepen and explore your relationship with God.

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Reimagining the Examen App

Reimagining the Examen offers a unique prayer experience that’s tailored to your needs and mood. Each Examen, based on St. Ignatius’s 500-year-old prayer, guides you through a stimulating reflection on your day. Choose an Examen that matches your current state of being, or pray that day’s scheduled reflection.

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Third Thursday Theology

Join us for Third Thursday Theology, a monthly gathering for all adults connected to Jesuit High School who have a desire to engage more deeply with the rich theological heritage of the Jesuits and to learn how it influences students’ experience at JHS.

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Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps

Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps, a program of JVC Northwest, facilitates fulfilling opportunities for service, community, and spiritual formation for adults 50+ who are committed to social and ecological justice. In addition to part-time volunteer service, members meet monthly in-person or online (if necessary), creating spiritual community through shared reflection. Our values are rooted in the Catholic Ignatian tradition, and JV EnCorps is an inclusive and welcoming community of folks from all faith perspectives.

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Ecological Examen

This examen from Jesuits West and the Ignatian Solidarity Network asks you to reflect on your personal relationship with creation, to acknowledge and amend your ways, and to promote ecological justice by standing in solidarity with those most impacted by environmental harm. 

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Spiritual Resources


Jennie Kuenz
Ignatian Formation Director

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