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Luca Badetti, PhD joins IPS as Adjunct Assistant Professor

Luca Badetti, PhD joins IPS as Adjunct Assistant Professor

April 18, 2018

Dr. Luca Badetti has just joined the IPS community as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.  He will be part of the Pastoral Counseling program and will teach two Fall 2018 classes: “Research Methods” and “Foundations of Pastoral Care”.

Dr. Badetti was born in Rome, did middle school in Milan, and then moved to […]

A Lenten Reflection: “Consider a fast from technology for Lent”

A Lenten Reflection: “Consider a fast from technology for Lent”

A Lenten reflection from IPS Assistant Professor, Michael Canaris:

Theologian Daniel Groody, CSC has reflected on strengthening our spiritual disciplines in various demonstrations of solidarity and renewal, some of which are particularly appropriate for Lent: focusing on prayer, simplicity and recollection in regular moments like the Sabbath. One of the most eye-opening […]

Photos from Lenten Retreat: “Living Your Life’s Transitions”

Photos from Lenten Retreat: “Living Your Life’s Transitions”

On March 10th, IPS and Loyola Alumni Relations co-sponsored a Lenten retreat facilitated by Joanne Cimbalo, Ph.D. and Sheila Morrow, M.A.

Close to 50 people attended the retreat, allowing for time to reflect on expectations of self during times of transition.

Change is constant, continuous, and often challenging.  The dynamics of change can affect our lives, our […]

A Lenten Challenge: “What are the questions that would liberate us…?”

A Lenten Challenge: “What are the questions that would liberate us…?”

February 20, 2018

A Lenten reflection from IPS Assistant Professor of Spirituality, Jean-Pierre Fortin:

According to the Gospel of John, when Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, he tells the Roman governor: “For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the […]

IPS Honored with “Coordinating Board Award” by Association of Chicago Priests

IPS Honored with “Coordinating Board Award” by Association of Chicago Priests

February 13, 2018

At its 51st Annual Mardi Gras & Ministry Awards gathering over the weekend, the Association of Chicago Priests (ACP) recognized IPS with a Coordinating Board Award.

Coordinating Board Awards were first given in 1973 and are presented to individuals and groups within the Archdiocese in recognition and appreciation for their outstanding contributions to the […]

Alumnus Mark Bersano Managing Growth of Continuing Education at IPS

Alumnus Mark Bersano Managing Growth of Continuing Education at IPS

January 23, 2018

IPS is now home to the Chicago Catholic Scripture School, a program that provides in-depth knowledge of the Bible within a Roman Catholic framework to parish leaders, deacons, catechists, staff members, and anyone wishing to deepen their understanding of scripture.  The IPS Chicago Catholic Scripture School (IPS CCSS) falls under the Continuing Education […]

A Prolific IPS Faculty: Publications from 2015-2017

A Prolific IPS Faculty: Publications from 2015-2017

January 17, 2018

Did you know that in the last three years, several IPS Faculty have published over fifty-plus scholarly works?

Congratulations to Michael Canaris, Jean-Pierre Fortin, Peter Jones, Therese Lysaught, Daniel Rhodes, Heidi Russell, William Schmidt, Brian Schmisek, and Deborah Watson for continuing to uphold IPS’s tradition of dynamic scholarship as an integral component […]

Loyola-IPS Receives Grant from Henry Luce Foundation for Legacy Leaders Fellows Program

Loyola-IPS Receives Grant from Henry Luce Foundation for Legacy Leaders Fellows Program

December 12, 2017

Loyola-IPS Receives Grant from Henry Luce Foundation for Legacy Leaders Fellows Program

     

The Henry Luce Foundation board of directors has just awarded a $250,000 grant to Loyola University Chicago-IPS in support of its proposed Legacy Leaders Fellows Program.

The Legacy Leaders Fellows Program, to be coordinated under the IPS Continuing Education umbrella, […]

IPS Faculty Therese Lysaught and Dan Rhodes Continue Research On Theological Action Research Teams (TART)

IPS Faculty Therese Lysaught and Dan Rhodes Continue Research On Theological Action Research Teams (TART)

November 29, 2017

This past summer, The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) awarded the Institute of Pastoral Studies and Dr. Dan Rhodes with an Innovative Projects grant to aid in developing a new approach to Contextual Education (CE) in the model of Theological Action Research Teams (TART).

As part of the research associated with this ATS grant, […]

60: IPS Dean Schmisek Reflects On A Troubling Number

60: IPS Dean Schmisek Reflects On A Troubling Number

September 21, 2017

In light of recent events, IPS Dean Brian Schmisek penned an opinion piece reflecting on the rising sentiments of racism and sexual assault we are seeing in the national discourse.

Add your thoughts to the discussion below.

By Brian Schmisek

60.  That number is the percent of white Catholics who voted for President Trump, the candidate […]