Ignatius Land

Explore Our Land

With 600 acres of land to explore, we offer an inspiring setting for everyone to engage, learn, and connect with the natural world. Whether it’s through participating in our spiritual or educational programming, hiking or skiing on our extensive trail network, or renting a plot to grow your own garden, we invite you to explore the sacredness of this land.

view of green fields, trees and road

The Gifts of the Land

Purchased in 1913 by a group of English-Canadian Jesuits to be a place of prayer and worship, the land is the foundation of our programs…
looking upwards at old growth tree trunk

Old Growth Forest, the 500-year Project

This ecological restoration project aims to foster the conditions for the development of old-growth forest, and to restore Marden Creek. Consider the educational and volunteer…
people cross country skiing across snowy field

Come & Explore

Come walk, run, hike, snowshoe, or ski: the natural settings of the Centre allow you to reconnect with the land.

“There is something about this land that invites the experience of community, life, and God. Truly the land sustains us.” – James Profit, SJ

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