The Ignatian Spirituality team at the LJC offers retreat days and retreats in daily life, in person and online, and spiritual direction for lay people and clergy.
The Centre also runs courses and events in theology and social and environmental justice issues. We aim to be of service to the Church in London and beyond by proclaiming the gospel through adult formation. We also run lectures and seminars under the banner of the Heythrop Institute.
The Centre has rooms available for hire suitable for any number between two and eighty people. We also offer overnight accommodation for Church related individuals and groups.
We are also home to the Heythrop Library (established 1614), one of the largest collections of theology and philosophy in Europe. The Library is open to researchers, academics, students, and those with a serious interest in theology, philosophy and related disciplines.
Accommodation on Offer
2 lecture rooms for up to 80 people,
3 classrooms for 20-30 people,
3 seminar rooms for 5-8 people,
2 interview rooms
Social Space for 30 people.
Chapel for 25 people
Linked to Farm St Church 200+ people
Retreat Centre Facilities
Types of Retreat Offered
Embody: Breath + Body + Intention = Transformation.
A 5 week course of embodied physical practice with prayer led by Revd John Russell
Discernment and Decision-Making.
A comprehensive experiential introduction to the foundations necessary to make good choices, and concrete practices that aid discernment. With Mary Goggin and Rosie Pike.
A taste of contemplation.
1-day workshop with contemplative prayer with Revd John Russell.
Dealing with Shame. 1-day Workshop
Mgr Malachy Keegan brings together the ancient wisdom of the Christian tradition with the insights of modern psychology.
Art and Soul - Creative Saturday Retreat for Lent
A space for prayer and reflection and the opportunity to engage creatively with mixed media art forms as a way of exploring movements of your soul.
Getting the most from Supervision
An online course for spiritual directors and retreat givers led by Ruth Holgate and Revd John Russell
Spiritual Conversaion 2024
Discover the charism of 'listening with the heart' in this introductory training course in Ignatian spiritual accompaniment in 3 day modules in May and June. Led by Revd John Russell
Dealing with Anxiety 1-day workshop
Father Malarchy Keegan brings together the ancient wisdom of the Christian tradition with the insights of modern psychology.
School of Ignatian Prayer 1-day workshop
Move your spirituality from your heart to your head and begin to find God in all things by discovering the rich world of Ignatian Prayer. with Revd John Russell
Fully Human, Fully Alive - Part 2
Over 5 Saturdays, develop and deepen an awareness of the loving presence of God at the heart of your lived experience, with Father Malachy Keegan.
Art and Soul - Creative Saturday Retreat
A space of prayer and reflection, and the opportunity to engage creatively with mixed media art forms as a way of exploring and expressing the deep movements of your soul. Led by Sheila Jones.
Retreat Centre Location
114 Mount St, London W1K 3AH, UK