Jesuit School of Theology
"Love is shown more in deeds than in words." -Ignatius of Loyola
Preparation for Every Spiritual Path in Life
The Ignatian tradition of spirituality and discernment permeates every aspect our institution. With an abundance of opportunities to exercise and reflect on real-world pastoral applications, students practice what they learn in class. Each student may participate in daily liturgy, regular spiritual direction, retreats, many offerings in Ignatian spirituality, and other opportunities for spiritual growth. Faithful to the Catholic tradition, distinguished faculty teach students to think critically about theology and how to live a faith that does justice in service of the Church and the world. Watch the stories of our current students and alumni below:
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Living Theology - Justine's Journey
This summer JST faculty and students went on a Camino in Spain. A JST 3rd year M.Div. student, Justine, shares her journey.
By: Justine Javier
On the first night of the Camino, Mass took place in Ignaciano's conversion room in Loyola. The leader of the Camino, Father Jose Luis, shared about the beginning of Ignaciano's conversion, which was a process. As Ignaciano lay bedridden in this room reading books about the life of Christ and stories of saints, "God found him." As the pilgrimage began, many questions emerged for me. Could I handle the 120 mile walk and summer heat in Spain? Would my grandma, who is 101 years old and in hospice, still be alive when I finished the Camino? What aspects of my life should I pray about during the Camino? Hearing the words "God found him," I desired to surrender knowing the answers to my questions and allow God to take control. Read more about Justine's journey here.
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