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Welcome to the Ignatian Spirituality Centre

A Work of the Jesuits in Scotland


 Online Retreats

Summer Retreats are available in July and August 2020. These are online via Zoom or Skype etc. and you will see a retreat guide daily for a week.


Spiritual Exercises at Home

You can do the full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius in your own home. See a guide every week or two who will lead you through the Exercises.


 Online Open DayISC Glasgow

Find out what we offer from the Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow.  See and hear our illustrated presentation on our retreats, courses, and particularly the online events we offer.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and see which events suit you.

Open Day, Saturday 12th September
10.30am or 2.30pm. 


Residential Retreats


6-day retreat
4-11 September 2020

Individually guided retreat in Minsteracres Passionist Centre, in Co. Durham, England.



5-day retreat
13-17 October 2020

Individually guided retreat in Whitchester Christian Centre, Hawick in the Scottish Borders.



6-day retreat
10-17 April 2021 & 9-16 October 2021

Individually guided, silent retreat in the Catholic House of Prayer on the Island of Iona.



3-8-day retreats
28 June - 7 July 2021

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


Spiritual Exercises

A Pilgrimage to the Spain of Ignatius Loyola


The Full Spiritual Exercises

30-day retreat

26 June - 30 July 2021 (Full)

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



In the Footsteps of Ignatius

27 July - 3 August 2021

A twin centre pilgrimage staying in
Loyola and Montserrat.

Visiting, Loyola, Azpeitia, Azkoitia, Pamplona, Manresa, Montserrat and Barcelona


Ignatian Spirituality


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 place.
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.


Growth in Prayer and Reflective Living

September 2020 - May 2021

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.


Online Spiritual Conversation Course

September 2020 - May 2021
Develop the skills to enter into conversations on life, death, joy, illness, relationships, God and the spiritual side of life.


Spiritual Accompaniment Course

September 2021 - May 2022

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


Training Days

Living in an Ignatian Way

31 October 2020
led by Veronica Smith


The Psychology of Flourishing

6 March 2021
led by Roger Dawson SJ


Creativity for Spiritual Growth

24 April 2021
led by Katy Low & Melitta Bosworth


Understanding Faith


Adult Faith Formation

Doctrine, Dogma & the Christian Faith

6 Wednesday evenings from 21 October 2020
Led by Dr Anne Faulkner and Dr Catriona Fletcher

Interpreting the mysteries of the Christian Faith for our time.


The Gospel Truth about Christmas

with Anne Faulkner and Catriona Fletcher
Saturday 28 November, 10.30am - 4.30pm
A reflection day on the story of the birth of Jesus in the gospels of Luke and Matthew, with space for prayer and reflection.


Young Adults Days

A 16th Century Knight for Today

Sunday 4 October 7pm. 2020
A look at the spirit of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

Gender: Does the Church understand it?

Sunday 7 February 7pm 2021
A comparison between views of the Church and secular society on Gender.

Do Christians still believe in Evil, the Devil & Hell?

Sunday 9 May 2021 7pm 2021
God is love - but surely evil still exists in the world?


Prayer in the World's Great Religions

The ISC in conjunction with the Scottish Catholic Bishops' Committee for Inter-religious Dialogue, shall be offering three afternoons with experts from three of the world's great religions.

Sundays 2.30pm - 4.30pm

November 1, 2020
March 28, 2021
May 9, 2021

Each day we shall focus on how prayer is understood and practiced in one particular faith.


Online Living Theology

The 2020 Living Theology is now available as a Catch-Up Online Course to study whenever you like.


Shorter Events

Soul Journey

Days of Prayer and Reflection

10.30am - 4.30pm

Waymarks Along a Soul Journey

Saturday 19 September (Postponed due to Coronavirus)
Margaret Silf

The Gospel Truth about Christmas

Saturday 28 November
Anne Faulkner and Catriona Fletcher


Thoughts for Lent

Saturday 13 March 2021
Tom McGuinness SJ & Magdalen Lawler SND


Listening to the Sacred Beat Within

Saturday 22 May 2021
Ali Newell and Melitta Bosworth


Friday Prayers - Online

Online Zoom prayer together in the time of Covid-19 every Friday.
Beginning September 4th @ 2pm


First Friday - 10am - 1pm

A morning of reflection with input. On the first Friday of every month except July and August.


Men's Group - 7.30pm

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




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.


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