We are guided by the values of the Society of Jesus (“Jesuits”) – a Catholic Order of priests founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1540 under Pope Paul III.
Ignatius House is one of 23 retreat houses operated nationwide by the Jesuits. Ignatius House is part of the USA East Province, which includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, as well as parts of Chile.
Jesuits on staff and on the board of directors at Ignatius House guide spiritual programming in accordance with Catholic teaching and the global Apostolic Preferences of the Society of Jesus.
Central to the work of Ignatius House are these precepts: