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.

Ignatius Jesuit Centre offers organic farming…

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...hiking trails and a place to get away without travelling too far away. Read about Ignatius Farm's Spring Field Day by Joanne Shuttleworth in GuelphToday.com!  Read it here.

Ignatius Jesuit Centre “Voice” – June 2019

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How lovely the silence of growing things. - unknown Read June's issue of the IJC Voice here.  Take a moment to see our slide show on how Loyola House has…

Ignatius Jesuit Centre “Voice” – May 2019

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In every walk with nature one receives far more than they seek. - John Muir Thank you's, opportunities at the Farm (have you signed up for you veggie share yet?),…