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Ignatian Heritage Month

November 2021

Ignatian Heritage Month is a month-long celebration that highlights the living legacy of St. Ignatius Loyola and the Ignatian identity we share at LMU. The goal of Ignatian Heritage Month is to bring a greater understanding of and appreciation for our Ignatian heritage to the entire LMU community. 

Featured Event

Spiritual Work of Racial Justice Book Cover

The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Talk with Author Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J.

Friday, November 19, 2021 at noon PST
Collins Center Patio

Join Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J. for a discussion of his book and the intersections of Ignatian spirituality and racial justice. Lunch will be served.


More Events

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More information and registration links will be available soon.

Mass Kick Off (Ignatian  Prayer cards – giveaway)
Sunday, Oct. 31 | 8 p.m. | Sacred Heart Chapel

Wellness Wednesdays – Ignatian Trivia (Pizza & T-shirt giveaway)
Wednesday, Nov. 3 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Regents Grass

Donuts with Jesuits
Nov. 4 | 7:40-8:30 a.m. | Palm Walk

Mass (Ignatian Year T-shirt – Giveaway)
Sunday, Nov. 7  | 8 p.m. | Sacred Heart Chapel

Jesuit Jeopardy
Monday, Nov. 8 | 7-8 p.m. | Hannon Grill

Cannonball Moments
Tuesday, Nov. 9 | noon-1 p.m. | Palm Courtyard

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Regents Grass

Donuts with Jesuits
Thursday, Nov. 11 | 7:40 a.m.-8:30 a.m. | Palm Walk (By Starbucks)

Snacks & Social Justice | Screening of "Broken Bread with Roy Choi"
Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. | Whelan Hall Lawn


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Mass (Giveaway – Salvadoran Martyrs Prayer Cards Giveaway)
Sunday, Nov. 14 | 8 p.m. | Sacred Heart Chapel

Arrupe Living and Learning Community House Blessing and Open House 
Sunday, Nov. 14 | 5-6 p.m. | Arrupe Living and Learning Community, Palm South

Ignatian Solidarity Network Virtual Advocacy Day and Jesuit Martyr Prayer
Tuesday, Nov. 16 (all day) | Online

Donuts with Jesuits
Thursday, Nov. 18 | 7:40-8:30 a.m. | Palm Walk (by Starbucks)

The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Talk with Author Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J.
Friday, Nov. 19 | noon | Jesuit Community | Register here.

Mass (Jesuit Stickers - Giveaway)
Sunday, Nov. 21

Pizza and Open House at the Jesuit Community
Sunday, Nov. 21 | 9-10:30 p.m. (after the 8 p.m. mass) | Jesuit Community

Screening of The Olive
Monday, Nov. 29 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | McCarthy Hall Lobby


Featured Programs

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Mission and Ministry
Mission and Ministry shares the riches of LMU’s spiritual, intellectual, and pedagogical heritage with the university community. Working with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and university leadership, it promotes an informed and vibrant understanding of LMU's distinctive character as a Catholic, Jesuit, and Marymount university.

Learn more about Mission and Ministry
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Campus Ministry
Campus Ministry is dedicated to promoting the spiritual growth and faith formation of LMU students. Through worship, prayer, the sacraments, retreats, spiritual direction, social justice opportunities, faith sharing groups, and more, Campus Ministry invites students of diverse faith traditions to grow spiritually and religiously: to believe, to belong, and to become.

Learn more about Campus Ministry
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Student EXP
The Student EXP assists students in discovering life outside the classroom at Loyola Marymount University. At the core of the Student EXP are five pillars that inspire students to integrate knowledge with action so they become leaders that transform the world.

Learn more about Student EXP

The Ignatian Way

Ignatian Spirituality

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The Ignatian tradition seeks to find God in all things and in all people. Learn more about the Ignatian vision of the world and the human person, and the tools this tradition offers for reflection and discernment. Learn more about Ignatian Spirituality.

Ignatian Pedagogy

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The Jesuits are known for excellence in education, and their schools may be found in 55 countries. What is distinctive about a Jesuit education, and what are the characteristics of the Ignatian pedagogical paradigm? Learn about Ignatian Pedagogy.

Jesuit History

Painting of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola
Who was St. Ignatius, and what did he do? A brief look at the life of Íñigo López de Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

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The Society of Jesus
Otherwise known as "The Jesuits," this order of Catholic priests, brothers, and scholastics is the largest in the world. Learn more about the Jesuits and the work they do across the globe.

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Universal Apostolic Preferences
Four areas of focus for all Jesuit apostolates, 2019-2029. As members of a worldwide community, what are our common goals?

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