Qualities of an Ignatian Community
We are created to praise, reverence and serve God.
Recognize that the initiative for all that happens in us is from God.
Generosity was one of the most important dispositions Ignatius looked for in individuals.
Be compassionate as your heavenly father is compassionate. (Matthew 5:48)
Seeking excellence in self and ready to encourage others.
We act justly, to love tenderly and walk humbly with your God. (Micah 6:8)
We give thanks to God for God’s indescribable gift to us. (2 Corinthians 9:15)
Seeking and finding God in all. (Spiritual Exercises, 237)
To search for truth in relationship with others.
Ignatius Loyola wanted us to help souls.
Love ought to manifest itself in deeds rather than words. (Spiritual Exercises, 230)
Cultivator of Virtue
In self and others-Faith, Hope and Charity
Engages in the Ignatian practice of reflection on experience leading to action so that one is transformed into a truly integrated person engaged in the world.
We belong to a community of faith with a single aim to be on Mission with Christ.
~St. Ignatius Loyola; Spirit and Praxis, Loyola Institute 2002