As a Jesuit, Catholic University — Loyola University Chicago is committed to supporting students to grow in their faith traditions. The department of Campus Ministry provides faith based programs and partners with student organizations to meet the faith needs of students. Above you can see a sampling of photos from the prayer and social gathering spaces on the second floor of Damen Student Center. Below are several of our faith based student organizations to help guide students in their religious development. If you want to learn more about our faith groups or interfaith efforts, visit us in our office in Damen Student Center 217.
Click the tabs below to view each Faith Tradition’s page.
Catholic Life serves to promote the Catholic Identity of the University through liturgical worship, the celebration of the sacraments, and in training students to be future leaders in the Church. Click here to learn more.
Loyola partners with Metro Chicago Hillel to provide students with additional learning opportunities. Through service projects, Jewish learning, social activities, internship opportunities, retreats at LUREC, travel (to places like Israel, DC, New York, etc.), Shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, and leadership development, our community enriches the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the entire world. Click here to learn more about Jewish Life at Loyola.
To learn more about Hillel at Loyola, check it out on LUCommunity.
The Hindu Students' Organization (HSO) serves Hindu students, faculty, and staff who want to practice their Hindu Faith and expand their knowledge about the Hindu religion. HSO has been at Loyola Chicago since 2002 and in the fall of 2022, celebrated 20 years on campus. There is a social space and a Puja prayer room located in Damen 238. Puja prayers are held daily at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Damen 238 when the University is in session. To learn more about HSO Click here.
Loyola University Chicago has a vibrant Muslim community that is guided by Muslim Chaplain, Omer Mozaffar. Click here to learn more about Omer.
Loyola's Muslim Students' Association is a registered student organization that strives to spread tolerance and build a stronger community by educating all students, staff, and faculty about Islam and its teachings. The MSA provides all of Loyola with a better understanding of Islam and sheds light on misconceptions that have been accepted as truth in society. Click here to learn more.
Agape & Ecclesia, Loyola's protestant ministry, invites all students regardless of their background or tradition to engage their faith, build community, and live on mission. We gather weekly for worship, fellowship, teaching, study, and service. Click here to find out more about what we do and what we have to offer.