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, 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 Greg Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is St. Ignatius?
The Ignatian Formation Office is named after St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus, commonly called the Jesuits. St. Ignatius is also well known for creating the “Spiritual Exercises” often used today for retreats and individual discernment.
Ignatian Spirituality Center – Seattle
The Ignatian Spirituality Center in Seattle provides programs & retreats that aim to meet you wherever you are in your spiritual journey, and to help you deepen and explore your relationship with God.
Universal Apostolic Preferences
The Universal Apostolic Preferences provide a horizon, a point of reference to the whole Society of Jesus. They unite us in our mission for four areas vital in our world today. The Society of Jesus will pay special attention to them in the next ten years.
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.
First Spiritual Exercises Retreat
SEEL Portland invites you to a retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Using the innovative book written by Australian Jesuit retreat director Michael Hansen, SJ entitled The First Spiritual Exercises, SEEL Portland offers Inner Peace in Friendship with Jesus. This retreat combines spiritual conversation with spiritual exercises, similar to the form of the Spiritual Exercises given by Saint Ignatius and the early Jesuits.
Jesuit Volunteer Encorps
Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps, a program of JVC Northwest, facilitates rewarding opportunities for service, community and spiritual formation for adults 45 and better who are committed to social and ecological justice. Members meet monthly online or in-person, creating spiritual community while staying safe. Our values arise from the Catholic Ignatian tradition and JV Encorps is an inclusive and welcoming community.
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.
21-Day Ignatian Racial Equity Challenge
This 21-Day Retreat from the Ignatian Solidarity Network invites participants to enter into the complex work of understanding the realities of racial injustice and anti-Blackness in the U.S. and includes opportunities to learn, pray, and act on different themes of racial equity.