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In honor of the 50th anniversary of Pacem in Terris, events are scheduled to commemorate and enliven the message of Pope John XXIII.
On March 23, all are invited to a working conference called “Building Peace in Chicago and Beyond,” featuring four interactive panels with Loyola faculty and Chicago community organizations from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 [...]
WTC students recently were informed about the relocation of the campus bookstore.
Due to construction in the Terry Student Center, the Water Tower Campus bookstore will temporarily relocate this semester to the 7th floor of the Corboy Law Center, at 25 E. Pearson.
The Water Tower Campus bookstore will be closed the week of March 18 – [...]
After working in the business world for much of her adult life, Kevin Chears felt the call to full-time ministry work. She came to IPS in 2007, pursuing the MA in Pastoral Studies, which she compeleted in 2010. After some discernment, Kevin again felt called into the Master of Divinity progam at IPS. She was able to roll [...]
The deadline date for Spring 2013 graduation is near at hand. Graduation application deadlines are set by the Office of Registration and Records. Graduation application dates for graduate students at Loyola are:
Fall graduation: August 1
Spring graduation: December 1
Summer graduation: February 1
If you are planning on graduating in May 2013, the deadline for applying for [...]
Have you found your passion in life yet? I have, with the help of my coursework here at the Institute of Pastoral Studies. I want to thank IPS for the direction and support they have given me as I have journied towards the completion of my MDiv degree.
I am also grateful to the academic programs here at Loyola that have [...]
This week’s member of the week at the Metropolitan Club of Chicago is Kevin E. O’Connor! Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP is a corporate consultant, professional speaker and educator specializing in technical professionals leading teams of their former peers. Thank you Kevin for being a great member of The Metropolitan Club. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin is [...]
Erin Kane in front of an Elephant Orphanage in Kenya.
Public health, poverty, housing equality and women’s empowerment—the needs of the world are great. That’s why for Erin Kane, it was difficult to decide where to focus her career. But her study abroad experience in Kenya through Loyola’s Institute of Pastoral Studies gave her the [...]
Brian Schmisek, PhD
This week, the Institute of Pastoral Studies welcomes Brian Schmisek, PhD, as our new director!
Coming to us from the University of Dallas, Dr. Schmisek served as the dean and associate professor in the UD School of Ministry, he succeeds Robert Ludwig, PhD, who will return to the faculty at the end [...]
Kathy and Bob Ludwig
Greetings and good wishes in this exceptionally warm summer!
Effective today, I will be stepping down from my role as Director of IPS.
My decision to step down after two terms and eight years is based on a pretty good sense of myself. I’ve loved being director of IPS. I had high expectations [...]
There are a number of events this summer scheduled for faculty and staff to engage in the mission of Saint Ignatius of Loyola and to honor his Feast Day of July 31. Please consider participating.
Ignatian Service Project: Friday, July 20
Loyola staff, faculty, and retirees will volunteer at Misericordia, in Rogers Park, and at St. Procopius Parish, [...]