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 Greg Allen at gallen@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!

Lenten Offering — No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ's Passion

Please join Father Craig Boly, S.J. for a spiritual pilgrimage through the Holy Land in preparation for Holy Week. Each session will include a video, small group discussion, and question and answer time with Father Boly as we explore the meaning, locations, and importance of the events of the holiest week of the year for Christians. Adults of all faiths are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Meets Sundays on March 5, 12, and 19 from 7 - 8:30 pm in the Bill Hunt Boardroom. 

No registration necessary. For more information, please contact Julie Arndorfer at (503) 475-3537 or juliearndorfer@comcast.net.

Program Schedule

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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Ignatian Footsteps

Please join Father Craig Boly, S.J. for an hour of coffee, fellowship, and conversation after each student Mass to further explore the Gospel reading and other topics of faith. Each session is a stand-alone event and not part of a series. Adults of all faith traditions are welcome!

Program Schedule

Third Thursday Theology: "Jesuits Unplugged"

Various Catholic topics will be discussed at each gathering. Sessions take place on January 19 with Fr. Mike Weiler, S.J., February 16 with Fr. JK Adams, S.J., and March 16 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Bill Hunt Boardroom.

For more information, contact Julie Arndorfer at (503) 475-3537 or juliearndorfer@comcast.net.

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


Gregory D. Allen
Ignatian Formation Director

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