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At the Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM), we offer graduate degrees and certificates that are transformative and affordable. Our goal is to promote our students’ passionate commitment to the promise of God's Reign and to the mission of sharing the Good News. We believe our best shot is in the combination of theology and spirituality and a focus on practical implications.
We take your future seriously, and we have a broad vision of ministry. It is practiced within Church settings and beyond--wherever people of faith live and work. We offer degrees that will help you reach your goals and advance your career, whether you work in a in a church or religious school or are answering the call to holiness in everyday life by seeking a deeper connection between faith and work in the world.
Michael A. Cowan, Ph.D., will be engaged in a collaborative project in the Centre for the Study of Social Cohesion (CSSC) in the School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography at Oxford University which has recently appointed him a Research Affiliate. This project will build upon his study of how communities facing deep conflict—which is characterized by distrust and power imbalances and structured along racial, ethnic, religious, national, and class divides—are able to cross group boundaries to address chronic conflict.
Brandy Burgess, who graduated with her Master of Religious Education degree in 2019, will be putting her degree to work as she embraces two new positions. Brandy was hired as the Education Technology Specialist for Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno, NV. As Ed Tech, she will be facilitating the school’s 1:1 transition. Beginning with the freshman class, students will engage with class materials via their own personal device. An eventual goal is to offer courses for students online.