St. Joan of Arc Chapel


The work of the Faber Center is grounded in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.  This Jesuit spirituality calls forth an appreciation and openness to God’s movement found uniquely in each of us.  In its contemporary aspiration, the Spiritual Exercises call us to the service of faith through the promotion of justice.  The university offers an environment of reflection, research and teaching that contributes to that vision.

The mission of the Faber Center is rooted in the desire to support each person’s distinctive search and relationship with the Holy, which is manifested in his or her own inimitable vocation and manner of living. To that end, the community fostered by the Faber Center includes ecumenical and interfaith dimensions.

Taking as a model our namesake, Saint Peter Faber, the Center offers:


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Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius

The exercises are a pathway to recognizing God's activity in our deepest desires and growing in unity with God. Emerging from the experience of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, the Exercises provide a structured opportunity to mature in spiritual freedom and make choices that are responsive to God's call in one's life.