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Advent is the liturgical period leading up to the feast of Christmas.
A driving dynamic of Advent is hope. If we had nothing to hope for,
there would be no point to this season. The original hope was for a
child to be born who would bring justice and peace to the world and
who would heal the rift […]
Dear IPS Alumni,
It is our sincere hope that this letter finds you well. We are contacting you as fellow Loyola University Chicago alumni and members of the Development Committee of the Institute of Pastoral Studies Advisory Council. In brief, we are seeking your assistance in identifying outstanding IPS alumni as candidates for the Damen Award.
Today marks one week since our nation’s historic election. Thoughtful and informed statements have been issued by Loyola’s new President Dr. Rooney, our Vice President for Student Development and President of Student Government, our Archbishop, and countless others calling for harmony in working for the common good, mutual respect and dialogue, and care for […]
Meet Mike McCauley, in coming to IPS, he’s actually training for his third or fourth career. He’s worked as a journalist, communication professor and health communication researcher. Now Mike is in the IPS Mdiv program.
Why did you decide to come study at Loyola?
While I was good at my past jobs, they […]
Meet Elesha West, she’s a recent grad of Baylor University in Waco,Texas. During her undergraduate career she studied Medical Humanities and Religion. Over the years she has been actively involved in outreach and evangelism ministry in the capacity of running a summer outreach program for the south suburbs of Chicago for six consecutive […]
Victor Hugo once wrote that “contemplating shadows is a serious thing.” And to a large degree, I think that’s what this panel is an effort to do, to fix our collective gazes upon marginalized communities who are living at the existential peripheries of an interconnected and interdependent world. That is to say, to […]
A university as a straight line from the Jesuits must point to a global formation, not only intellectual, a formation of the whole human person. In fact if the university becomes simply an academy of ideas or a «factory» of professionals or a mentality centered on business prevails in its structure then it is truly […]
Grace Girardot is a current student in the MA in Social Justice program. When she is not busy working in Water Tower Campus Ministry as a Grad Assistant or doing her school work, you can find her doing yoga, cooking, being outside, attempting to play piano or guitar, knitting and trolling used book and record […]
IPS is pleased to announce that, as of June 29, 2016, it is officially a member of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). With more than 270 member graduate schools of theology, ATS is comprised of schools in the US and Canada that offer graduate theological degrees, are demonstrably engaged in educating professional leadership for […]
As a way to recap the 2015-2016 school year, we’ve gathered 16 quantifiable facts about IPS students, faculty and staff. Read below to see how IPS measures up!
Number of students graduating from IPS: 65
Number of new IPS hires who started this year: 5
Mirta Garcia, Administrative Parish Leadership and Management Programs
Kristin Butnik, Enrollment Advisor
Felipe Legarreta, Clinical Professor