Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Continuing Education Programs


Each semester, the Institute of Pastoral Studies offers a variety of courses that can be taken as continuing education classes with evening and online options available. As a non-degree seeking student, you can enhance your knowledge and skills while furthering your professional career by participating in continuing education programs.

What’s happening now:

Summer 2022:

We are offering two online Continuing Education courses online from June 7 to July 28, 2022:

  1. Catholic Justice and Action, Chicago Style with Daniel P. Rhodes, ThD. (IPS 599-002) with 4-Day Residency in Chicago from July 25 to 28. Click Catholic Justice in Chicago Summer 2022 for more information.
  2. Intergenerational Catechesis: Using African-American Storytelling with timone a davis, DMin. (IPS 599-004). Click Intergenerational Catechesis Summer 2022 for more information.

    Register today! 

    Scripture School: 

    • Registration for summer and fall programs is open     

    Ignatian Legacy Fellows:

    ILF Cohort 1. Finishing celebration

    • Our first cohort finished their program in October of 2021 with a pilgrimage to the Ignatian places in Northern Spain and Rome. Congratulations!
    • Our 2nd cohort has been meeting via zoom for a year and will start meeting in person in February! Their 1stresidency is in Santa Clara University in San José, California.


  3.  Restorative Justice Ministry Certificate will take place in Chicago September 21-26, 2022

    Certificate in Pastoral Ministry for the UK:


    • Group C graduated at the end of November of 2021. They had their graduation celebration and send off on January 29, 2022.

    If you would like to contribute to IPS- Scripture School to bring this type of program to more people, please feel free to write a check payable to Loyola University Chicago; write in the memo section “IPS-SS.” Send the check through US Postal Service to Loyola University Chicago, P.O. Box 777323, Chicago, Illinois 60677-9056

    For IPS courses visit: www.luc.edu/resources/courses

    To Register & for more information contact IPS Enrollment Advisor:
    Mariclare Kanaley: 312.915.7484 or mkanaley@luc.edu