Events and Programs

Calendar of Events for Faculty & Staff
2022 - 2023

Invitation to the Annual Pre-Christmas Musical Luncheons

The Pre-Christmas Musical Luncheons, hosted by the Center for Ignatian Spirituality, have become a cherished tradition for many LMU faculty and staff memberss. There will be a pesentation of music, a prayer service and a chance for shared conversation over a delicious meal. The location will have some outdoor seating and masking is optional and welcomed based on your comfort level.

Please RSVP here by Wednesday, November 23.

As our gift to you, a booklet of prayerful reflections for the Advent season, Waiting in Joyful Hope, will be available for those who attend either luncheon.







An Ignatian Personal Digital Retreat

"Embodying Peace with Ignatian Themes"

The Center for Ignatian Spirituality invites you to experience “Embodying Peace” as an opportunity for reflecting on Ignatian themes. The series of videos and accompanying texts offers ways of praying and reflecting on Gospel passages as described in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. The retreat is open to all and is accessible whenever and wherever is best for you. Fr. Randy Roche, SJ, Fr. Wayne Negrete, SJ, and Kat Brown present this retreat as an opportunity to pause, reflect, and find peace not only in your minds and hearts, but in your bodies as well.

This retreat is offered at no cost and may be experienced at the time and place of your choosing. More information about the retreat, including FAQs, available here.

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Spiritual Exercises for Busy Persons

For faculty and staff who are busy with their work at LMU and their personal lives, the Center for Ignatian Spirituality offers the Spiritual Exercises for Busy Persons.

LMU faculty and staff have the option of meeting with a member of the Center for Ignatian Spirituality staff to gain the facility for reflecting upon everyday work and life experiences, and grow in appreciation for, and conscious exercise of, their personal gifts of body, mind, and spirit. This Ignatian founded spiritual exercise is ideal for faculty and staff who are ready to commit to regular periods of reflection/prayer under the guidance of a CIS staff for the months it takes to complete their spiritual journey.

Fr. Randy Roche, SJ, at, x88695, will lead you in your spiritual journey.

We invite you to view here to learn more about how to engage in this spiritual experience.




Self-Guided Tour of Stained Glass Windows in Sacred Heart Chapel

A self-guided tour of the stained glass windows in Sacred Heart Chapel: Although no one can enter the LMU campus and walk into Sacred Heart Chapel at this time, here is a link to a website that has virtual 360-degree views of the beautiful stained glass windows that surround the interior, plus close-up views of each window and accompanying information about the images contained in them.

Meeting the Risen Jesus - A Day of Prayer on the Second Sunday of Easter

Meeting the Risen Jesus: An Easter Day of Prayer and Reflection

Sunday, April 28, 9:30am - 3:00pm.

The Center for Religion & Spirituality and the LMU Alumni Association invite you to this day of prayer and reflection facilitated by Rev. Randall Roche, SJ. and Ms. Elsy Arévalo.

“I was dead but now I live” (Rev 1:18). What does it meant to encounter the risen Jesus? This Easter day of prayer is an invitation to pause and enter into the mystery of Jesus’ full story. Join us for a time of prayer, reflection and fellowship. We will close the day together with a Eucharistic celebration.

To Attend
Online registration is open at this address: Register