A Place of Beauty and Sustenance

where nature gives strength to mind, body and soul

Retreats & Training

Since 1964 Loyola House has welcomed people of all faiths to deepen their spirituality through the retreats and programs offered. The venue is also an outstanding location for business conferences, meetings and special events.

“Ignatius food tastes better!”

…is often said by those who purchase a fresh, certified organic produce share at Ignatius Farm. Join your local organic community. Let us grow produce for you or rent a community garden plot and grow your own!

Explore Our Land

The Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, the 500-year project offers an inspiring setting for people of all ages to engage, learn and connect with the natural world. We offer walking trails, education programs, work placements and community activity days – all opportunities to learn about ecology, conservation and restoration.

Sacred Ground

The Sacred Ground Capital Campaign will ensure the sustainability of Loyola House Retreat & Training Centre and the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest - the 500 year project. The impact of your gift will be felt for generations.

Hot, dry summer not one for the record books – yet

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The July 28 Guelph Mercury-Tribune included a front-page article on the hot, dry summer that we have been experiencing.  They interviewed Ignatius Farm’s Mike Smith and talked about how the…

Taking the Long Road

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In the July/August 2016 issue of Guelph Life, Taking the Long Road: Walking is not just for transportation, it can also lead to personal transformation is an article written by Dawn…

Jesuit Newsletter includes a Feature on the Ignatius Jesuit Centre

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The Summer 2016 issue of Jesuit, Newsletter of the Jesuits in English Canada includes an Apostolate Feature on the Ignatius Jesuit Centre: A Place of Peace in Guelph.  Read it…