Annual Advent Musical Luncheons

The Advent Musical Luncheons welcoming Christmas and the holiday season, have become a cherished tradition for our LMU faculty and staff. The event is hosted by the Center for Ignatian Spirituality offering music for the season, prayerful reflection, and a chance for shared companionship over a delicious meal. As our gift to you, we offer a contemplative booklet for the Advent and Christmas season. For more information, please email or call (310) 338-3019.








Annual Faculty and Staff Retreats

Save the Date - February 2-4, 2024

The Center for Ignatian Spirituality invites faculty and staff to an annual weekend retreat based upon the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Faculty and staff gather at a local retreat center and are offered presentations based on Scriptures and Ignatian themes. There is time for private prayer and reflection, and also opportunities for sharing in a group setting. Private conversation with one of the guides is also available, and time for quiet solitude. 

For more information, contact the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at or (310)338-3019.




Challengea small group Spiritual Exercise, coming in Spring 2024

Challenge is a 36-week reflection program for LMU faculty and staffParticipants set aside 10 minutes each day to reflect and journal on an assigned exercise. Faculty and staff meet regularly in small conversation groups to reflect on their spiritual experience.

Challenge will be offered in Spring 2024 — meeting time to be arranged by participants. To register or for more information, please contact Eva Cruz-Aedo at or (310) 338-3019.









Annual Lenten Lunch

All Faculty and Staff are welcome to our Lenten luncheon that will offer a peaceful experience of conversation, music, reflection and prayer as a welcome pause from our daily responsibilities. For more information, please email or call (310) 338-3019.