As a Jesuit Catholic High School, Loyola strongly emphasizes the spiritual life of its members. The religious and pastoral programs are intended to complement and support the Catholic upbringing that students receive in their homes and parishes.
Loyola provides several resources and programs to support the student in his religious and spiritual growth. They are intended to provide a consistent spiritual foundation for the students so that, by the time they graduate, they are in touch with their relationship with God and who they are as Men-for-Others in imitation of the primary Man-for-Others, Jesus Christ. The hope is that this spiritual formation will help form and sustain students who are:
Campus Ministry invites students to respectfully engage in open discussions, shared prayer, and individual reflection in a trusting and welcoming space by providing experiences where Christ's service and care for others are modeled.
Campus Ministry strives to be a student-led community that offers a home for all where faith exploration is fostered and encouraged in order to permeate all aspects of a student's life, grounded in Ignatian spirituality.
The Five Values
The Five Cornerstones for all Activities
1. Sharing and Open Discussion
2. Leadership Development
3. Develop the Interior Life
CAMPUS MINISTER – Brian Traynor
The Campus Minister supports the Campus Ministry team in the spiritual functions of the school. The Chaplain and the Campus Minister work closely together to ensure that Ignatian formation is a priority in all activities. The Campus Minister also works in conjunction with the Youth Ministry team in developing effective faith-formation programming for students.
CHAPLAIN – Robert Brennan, S.J.
The school chaplain is available to all members of the Loyola High School community: students, staff, faculty, parents and alumni. Apart from providing individual counselling when requested, the Chaplain coordinates morning masses and works in conjunction with the liturgy coordinator on all school masses and liturgies.
CAMPUS MINISTRY TEAM
The Campus Ministry team coordinates the religious and liturgical life of the school. They work with the Campus Minister to broaden the scope and level of student participation in faith formation at Loyola.
YOUTH MINISTRY TEAM
Youth Ministry is an ALPHA-trained student leadership team that functions as facilitators in Campus Ministry activities. Together with the Campus Minister and Chaplain, the Youth Ministry assists in determining effective programming to aid students in their spiritual growth. This senior leadership team is made up of student-athletes, artists, and scientists who find a way to make faith a priority in their busy Loyola schedules.
To learn more about ALPHA, please watch this video produced by AlphaCanada. The video features Fr. Mike Leclerc '87 of St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish. Students involved in Alpha at Loyola also make an appearance.
Campus Ministry Team
Campus Ministry – Brian Traynor
Youth Ministry for Junior School - Nicolas Duchesne
Chaplain – Robert Brennan, S.J.
Mass & Liturgy Coordinator - Ashley Redmond
Retreats Coordinator – Robert Schnitzer
Music Minister – Marthe Lacasse
Click the link below to explore all the resources and programs under Campus Ministry.