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Loyola Institute for Ministry

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What are you called to?

Vocation is "where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet." Where is that for you? In learning more about faith? Drawing closer to God? Making a difference in the Church and the world?

LIM can help you discern your vocation. In addition, our affordable courses are grounded in the best in Catholic theology, inspired by Pope Francis's commitment to creation and justice, and animated by Ignatian spirituality. They are transformative and practical. Dynamic on-campus and online learning communities make your studies come alive.

As you respond to God's call, you will have the chance to focus your studies in an area of specialization, such as Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Religion and Ecology, Religious Education, Spirituality, Digital Culture and Ministry, and more.

Our programs equip you for jobs in chaplaincy, teaching, or church and non-profit work. On their own or as part of dual degrees with Business, Counseling, or Criminal Justice, they can help you see work in any field as a ministry and so help you live out your baptismal call to Christian action that offers hope and healing to a world in such need today.

  • Applications are accepted year-round for enrollment in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Application deadlines are August 1, January 1, May 1.

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Click on the video below to hear testimonials from our graduates on what a difference a LIM education can make!


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Upcoming Events

Faculty Success

Faculty Celebrates New Book

LIM Professor Tom Ryan collaborated with LIM adjunct faculty Deborah Wilhelm and Gilberto Ruiz of Saint Anselm College to co-author GIA Publications' Living the Word: Scripture Reflections and Commentaries for Sundays and Holy Days for Year B, starting on the First Sunday of Advent on December 3, 2023.

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Student Success

LIM Extension Group Celebrates Earning Their Certificates

The Archdiocese of Louisville celebrated its most recent group of students in the LIM Extension Program who earned their Certificate in Theology and Ministry. 

Pictured in the photo (l-r) are LIM liaison and facilitator Art Turner, Dawn Hueglin, LIM director Tracey Lamont, Kathy Holderbaum, Paula Silliman, Tim Tallent, Beth Freeman, Lynn McDaniel. Doug Wolz was unable to attend.

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Information Session

On Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 pm Central Time, join us for an online information session to learn more about our B.A. in Ministry and Theology and master's degrees, as well as our community of learners and scholarship opportunities. Click on the above image to register to attend.

Register Now for Spring

Plan your spring schedule! Click the image above to read descriptions of courses being offered this spring; then register on LORA.