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Lent with Ignatius


Online Lent retreat

Begins: Ash Wednesday,  March 2
Our online Lenten series this year celebrates the 500 years since the conversion to Christ of Ignatius Loyola. 

Join our daily Lent prayer individually or in a group.


Ignatius and Julian

Ignatius & Julian

26th February 2022 10.30am-4.30pm

Revd. Cameron Abernethy
We are led on a journey of contrasts, looking at the concept of sin and forgiveness in the writings of Julian of Norwich and Ignatius of Loyola.

Because of Covid restrictions this day will be on Zoom.


30-day Retreat


We are offering the 30-day residential retreat in Loyola, Spain, from 26 of June to 30 July.
There will be a daily meeting with a retreat guide, and evening Mass each evening with the group.


Residential Retreats


6-day retreat
August 26 - 2 September 2022

Individually guided retreat in Minsteracres Passionist Centre, Northumberland,  England.



30-day retreat
26 June - 30 July 2022

The full Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius in Loyola, Spain.  Individually guided, silent retreat in English in the Jesuit Spirituality Centre of Loyola.



3-8-day retreats
27 June - 5 July 2022

Individually guided, silent retreats in Drumalis House, Larne, Northern Ireland. 


Non-Residential Retreats

19th Annotation
Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life

Available throughout the year; though many start in the Autumn. An individually guided version of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius offered in daily life, usually with weekly meetings with the retreat guide.

More details of 19th annotation retreat


Online Retreats


June 1-5;  July 11-15, & 18-22;  August 7-13 & 14-21

Choose your own location to do a retreat, at home or at a place of your choice and see one of our guides each day on Zoom.


Ignatian Spirituality

Inigo What is 'Ignatian Spirituality'?

Named after Ignatius of Loyola, Ignatian Spirituality is a grounded Christian spirituality which seeks to find God in all things, all times and all places.
It is to be found principally in the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius, and as well in his writings, letters, and Constitutions of the Society of Jesus.


In the Footsteps of Ignatius

Pilgrimage to Ignatian Spain
July 27-August 3, 2022. (FULL)
A two centre pilgrimage in Loyola and Montserrat, visiting Loyola, Azpeitia, Pamplona, Montserrat, Manresa and Barcelona.
For details of the Pilgrimage


Growth in Prayer and Reflective Living

September 2021 - May 2022

Online introductory course to Ignatian Spirituality with a weekly evening meeting, helping you develop a spirituality that helps to find God in the world around us.


Journeying On

A new course which follows on from the GPRL programme.
It is a personal faith development programme.
This course begins in September 2021 and is online for 2021-22, and meets once a month.


Spiritual Conversation Course

September 2022 - May 2023
Develop the skills to enter into conversations on life, death, joy, illness, relationships, God and the spiritual side of life.


Online Spiritual Accompaniment Course

September 2021 - May 2022

A training course of those who wish to offer spiritual accompaniment in the Ignatian Tradition.


Training Days

For those involved in Spiritual accompaniment and retreat giving

Beloved Sinners

26 February 2022
Revd. Cameron Abernethy
We are led on a journey of contrasts, looking at the concept of sin and forgiveness in the writings of Julian of Norwich and Ignatius of Loyola.


Freedom, Imagination and Magnanimity

28 May 2022,
Vron Smith

A look at key concepts of Ignatian Spirituality including Freedom, Imagination and Magnanimity.


Understanding Faith


Living Theology 2022

We hope to present Living Theology in 2022 both as an online course and in house.
Speakers, topics and dates will be announced early in 2022 - watch this space.

Living Theology 2021

The 2021 Living Theology is now available as a free Catch-Up Online Course to study whenever you like.
Mercy and Solidarity
Michael Kirwan SJ

God and Creation
Nicholas King SJ

Love as Neighbour
Dr. Jan Jans


Living Theology 2020

The 2020 Living Theology is now available as a free Catch-Up Online Course to study whenever you like.
The Last Supper Today
Fr. Michael Smith SJ

A Synodal Church?
Dr Anne Faulkner

Feeling our Way to God
Fr. Eric Studt SJ


Shorter Events


Days of Prayer and Reflection


Tom McGuinness SJ and Magdalen Lawler SND

Saturday 2 April 2022
We are again delighted to welcome Sr Magdalen and Fr Tom to offer a presentation suitable for Lent.
Music, pictures, poetry and Scripture will all be in the mix on this quiet reflective day.


Friday Prayers - Online

Online Zoom prayer together in the time of Covid-19 every Friday from 2pm - 3pm.


Men's Group - 8.00pm

A supportive group of men meet on the first Monday of every month except July & August.
Currently Online




Support Groups:

There are a number of support groups based in the ISC Glasgow for those who are offering spiritual accompaniment or giving the Spiritual Exercises to others.


Spiritual Accompaniment

Individual spiritual accompaniment is offered in the tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola. Not advice giving, but helping you reflect on where God is working in your own life.


What's On This Week

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