Ignatian Collegians is a reflection and discernment program for undergraduate students of various faiths who are serving regularly in the local community. Ignatian Collegians commit to reflecting on that experience through the lens of Ignatian spirituality. The program runs for six weeks during the Fall semester and continues with monthly meetings into the Spring semester. The weekly meetings will introduce different methods of Ignatian reflection, prayer and discernment through which students will have an opportunity to reflect and share about their experience of service. During the Spring semester, students are encouraged to continue meeting monthly for ongoing sharing of their reflections.
"Ignatian" refers to St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. Students who participate in this group commit to learning more about and engaging in prayer and reflection that includes dimensions of Ignatian spirituality. Some of the characteristics of Ignatian Spirituality include finding God in all things, being contemplatives in action, being free from attachment in order to discern responsible action, and being men and women for and with others.