Our Programs

Pursuing innovative and collaborative ways to engage young adults in the life of the Ignatian community.
Ignatian Young Adult Ministries

Our Ignatian Young Adult Ministries initiative works to cultivate local communities of young adults committed to the Ignatian tradition. We facilitate three programs for young adults in a holistic and distinctly Ignatian style. The programs—Contemplative Leaders in Action (CLA), Charis ministries, and Jesuit Connections—are uniquely designed to accommodate the kinetic lives of young adults and address their distinct needs. The programs work together to inspire young adults to live as women and men for others, and to offer formation in a way that comports with the realities of their lives.

With collaboration as an organizing principle, Ignatian Young Adult Ministries also partners with parishes, schools, and other Ignatian ministries to cultivate strong, local communities of young adults inspired by the Jesuits and their way of proceeding.

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Eastern Point Retreat House
Eastern Point Retreat House, a grand house located on the Atlantic shore in Gloucester, Mass., has been welcoming retreatants since 1958.