Faith Life

Adult Formation

A program designed to provide on-going formation in Ignatian Spirituality in order to facilitate ownership of the Ignatian vision both personally and professionally.

List of 3 items.

  • A. Our School Mission Statement

    Saint Ignatius College Prep, a Jesuit Catholic school in the heart of Chicago, is a diverse community dedicated to educating young men and women for lives of faith, love, service and leadership. Through outstanding teaching and personal formation, the school challenges its talented student body to intellectual excellence, integrity, and life-long learning and growth. Inspired by the gospel of Jesus Christ, this community strives to use God's gifts to promote social justice for the greater glory of God.
  • B. The Universal Apostolic Preferences of the Society of Jesus (2019-2029)

    • To show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment.
    • To walk with the poor, the outcasts of the world, those whose dignity has been violated, in a mission of reconciliation and justice.
    • To accompany young people in the creation of a hope-filled future.
    • To collaborate, with Gospel depth, for the protection and renewal of God’s creation.
  • C. The Profile of an Ignatian Educator

    • Is knowledgeable about the foundation documents of Jesuit education.
    • Is open to the experience of the Spiritual Exercises and engages in ongoing learning and development in the principles of Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy.
    • Values her/his work as a vocation to the ministry of education and works to promote a faith that does justice.
    • Shares and helps to shape the school’s vision and animate the school’s mission.
    • Ensures continual renewal of the institution.
“We offer Ignatian spirituality as a specific gift to animate the ministry of the laity. This apostolic spirituality respects the unique spirituality of the individual, and adapts itself to present needs; it helps persons to discern their call ‘in all things to love and serve God.’”

Contact for more information

If you have any questions about the SICP Ignatian Formation Program, please call Chuck Thompson at Ext. 391 or e-mail at chuck.thompson@ignatius.org.