The Jesuit Collaborative (TJC) is a nonprofit organization that helps people grow closer to God through prayer and retreats in the tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

The Collaborative fosters collaboration between lay and religious men and women and offers a variety of innovative retreats and programs in diverse formats and settings to meet people where they are in their spiritual lives.

We invite you to join us for one of our upcoming events or programs. Please look around and connect with us.


La Colaborativa Jesuita es una organización que ayuda a las personas a acercarse más a Dios a través de la oración y retiros siguiendo la tradición de San Ignacio de Loyola, fundador de la Compañía de Jesús.

La Colaborativa promueve colaboración entre laicos y laicas, religiosos y religiosas. Ofrecemos una variedad de programas y retiros con diversos estilos y formatos que se acomodan a las necesidades espirituales de cada persona.

What's New at TJC?

Welcome a New TJC Family Member!

This past April we welcomed a new Assistant Director for Advancement into the Boston office. Devon Kemp is a recent graduate of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, where she earned her Masters of Arts in Pastoral Ministry. She was born and raised in a small town in Texas, where her family still lives.

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George M. Witt, SJ is appointed Executive Director of TJC

The Board of Directors of The Jesuit Collaborative, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has elected Fr. George M. Witt, SJ, as the new executive director of The Jesuit Collaborative (TJC). Fr. Witt will succeed James R. Conroy, SJ who led TJC during the past six years. Fr. Conroy announced at TJC's board meeting in March his intention to step down as executive director this coming summer. Board Chair Chuck Krambuhl thanked Fr.

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CLA-DC Expands

Because of increased demand for the Contemplative Leaders in Action (CLA) program in the Washington, DC area, the Jesuit Collaborative has decided to accept an additional 15 participants into the program this fall. In order to accomplish this, Maureen McLaughlin has been hired as co-Regional Director for CLA-DC.  

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CLA in the Workplace

Many former Jesuit Volunteers choose to participate in CLA as the next stage in their formation as “women and men for others.”  In the case of Liz Hughes, the movement went the other way.   Liz, a 2000 graduate of Boston College, never participated in JVC.   But her participation in the CLA-DC 2012-2014 led her to JVC as she discerned a call away from her position with the federal government where she had worked for 12 years and toward a career “in which my faith, professional life, service work, and community relationships were integrated in a more intentional way.”

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TJC's Lenten Missions

Throughout the season of Lent TJC hosted several Lenten Missions that allowed friends and colleagues to gather together for prayer in preparation for Easter. These events took place in Baltimore, New Hampshire, Boston, and New York. Below are a few pictures from some of our New York Events.

Evelyn Sheehan and Damian Halligan,SJ, presented The First Spiritual Exercises at Tabor Retreat House in Oceanside, NY on January 30-31, 2015.

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Qué hay de Nuevo

Primer Grupo de la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en Oceanside

El día sábado 9 de mayo de 2015, 15 personas finalizaron la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en la Parroquia San Antonio de Oceanside NY. La última sesión, titulada "Los Ejercicios Espirituales de San Ignacio" fue guiada por el P. Hernán Paredes S.J. El P.

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El P. George Witt SJ es nombrado Director Ejecutivo de TJC

La Mesa Directiva de la Colaborativa Jesuita (The Jesuit Collaborative – TJC) anuncia que ha elegido al P. George M. Witt SJ como nuevo Director Ejecutivo de la Colaborativa Jesuita. El P. Witt reemplaza al P. James R Conroy SJ, que lideró a TJC durante los 6 años pasados. El P. Conroy anunció a la Mesa Directiva de TJC en su reunión de marzo pasado su intención de renunciar durante el verano.

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Dos Fines de Semana muy Activos para el Ministerio Hispano

Además de haber finalizado el primer grupo de la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en Staten Island NY, la Colaborativa Jesuita ha estado muy ocupada estas dos semanas

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Fin de la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en Staten Island, NY

El sábado 18 de abril de 2015, 13 personas se reunieron para la última sesión de la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en español en la Parroquia Monte Carmelo de Staten Island. Guiados por el P. Hernán Paredes S.J. los participantes reflexionaron sobre los Ejercicios Espirituales de San Ignacio, su dinámica interna y las grandes gracias provenientes de cada una de las Cuatro Semanas.

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Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana en Oceanside NY

Guiados por la Hermana Verónica Méndez RCD, 15 personas miembros de la Parroquia San Antonio de Oceanside NY participaron en la Cuarta Sesión de la Escuela de Espiritualidad Ignaciana.

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