Our Mission Statement

Loyola's mission is to serve men and women who are striving to be conscious of God's action in their lives and world. Inspired by the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius, Loyola's ministry focuses on deepening faith and commitment to justice.

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Retreats and Programs

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Private and Directed Retreats

Space is set aside during certain periods for individuals desiring Directed (with a Spiritual Director) or Private (without a Spiritual Director) Retreats.  The cost of the retreat varies according to the length of the retreat.

Upcoming dates:

April 10 – 16, 2017 (Holy Week)

June 1 – 9, 2017

July 6 – 14, 2017

August 11 – 19, 2017

September 11 – 15, 2017

November 12 – 17, 2017

For more information click here or call Barbara MacDonald at (301) 392-0801.

2016 – 2017 Ignatian Weekend Retreats

 The Ignatian Weekend Retreat is conducted in silence and includes generous amounts of time for prayer, personal reflection and the cultivation of a deep relationship with God.  Each year the retreat focuses on a different theme. This year’s retreat is entitled:

“Entering into the Father’s Joy”

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In the Parable of the Prodigal Son, Jesus invites every disciple of every age into God’s loving embrace.  Through that embrace we enter into the Father’s joy, which transforms us.

This retreat invites us into the mystery of God’s action in our lives, relying on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and the spiritual wisdom of other Christian teachers of prayer.  The retreat is open to anyone who desires to grow in their relationship with God through prayer.

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Retreat Fee:  $235 

First Time Retreatants and/or Young Adult (30 and under) Fee:  $185

Loyola partners with many Parish communities throughout the greater Metropolitan Area and beyond. A list of parishes that participate currently and their respective weekends can be found on our calendar. Please feel free to contact our office if your parish is on the list and you would like to be put in contact with your local Parish Retreat Captain. Again, please note that the Ignatian weekend experience is open to anyone – you do not have to be part of a Parish Group to come. All are welcome!

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The Healing Power of Forgiveness

A Retreat for Women

March 24 – 26, 2017

Facilitated by:  Joy Aker

Forgiveness is something we all struggle with.  We often forget that forgiveness is a journey and not a destination.  It is a process for our own healing and well-being.  This retreat will help us find the grace and mercy of God’s love in our lives as we explore the journey to forgiveness.

Fee:  $235

 

 

Triduum Retreat

April 13 – -16, 2017

The Snare is Broken

Join us for a celebration of the Passion and Resurrection of our Savior.  Beginning with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, retreatants journey on a quiet and reflective time throughout the Triduum culminating with the Easter Vigil.

Fee:  $295