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.Read More About Us
Retreats and Programs
Donor Day of Prayer
“Our Generous God”
9:00 – 3:00
Loyola on the Potomac would like to extend a special invitation to anyone who donated time, talent or treasure to the Retreat House in 2015. This special Day of Prayer is our opportunity to pray with you and thank you for your kindness and support of our work and ministry. There is no fee for this day; it is our gift to you.
Please RSVP to Lisa White at email@example.com or (301) 392-0819.
“See How the Divinity Hides Itself”
Tuesday – February 16, 2016
Monday – March 7, 2016
9:00 – 3:00
Our Day of Prayer begins with a continental breakfast and includes lunch. During the day, our retreatants are invited to spend time in quiet mediation, reflecting on the theme for the day. Confessions are offered, Mass is celebrated, and reflections are shared during the Motivation to Prayer time.
Fee for the day is $40.00
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.
March 21-27, 2016 (Holy Week)
June 2-10, 2016
June 21-29, 2016
July 12-20, 2016
August 2-10, 2016
For more information click here or call Barbara MacDonald at (301) 392-0801.
Come Aside and Rest Awhile
Loyola on the Potomac is currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions:
Part time weekend Cook
Candidate will be responsible for cooking meals for retreatants Saturday evening and Sunday breakfast and lunch. Working knowledge of nutrition, food handling, and staff management necessary. Must be a team player! Applications available at the following link APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT 2015 or can be picked up at the Retreat House during weekday business hours. The position requires weekend work and flexible hours. EOE employer
Part time Dining Service Utility Worker
Candidates must be comfortable working in the food service industry with duties including, but not limited to, general cleaning, dishwashing, and food preparation. Must be a team player! Applications available at the following link APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT 2015 or can be picked up at the Retreat House during weekday business hours. The position requires weekend work and flexible hours. EOE employer
Ignatian Weekend Retreat 2015-2016
Based on the methodology and content of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, this retreat is conducted in an atmosphere of prayerful 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:
Ignatian Spirituality proposes principles and practices to help us walk the path set out by Jesus in the Gospel. Utilizing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, this year’s theme offers guidance in prayer and the fundamentals of discernment.
The retreat is open to anyone who desires to grow in their relationship with God through prayer.
All are welcome!