About Us

Our Mission
The mission of Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center is to serve all for the greater glory of God and the more universal good. We offer to all, group and individually directed retreats, spiritual direction, companionship and spiritual counseling. Our ministry is based on Ignatian Spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola; a journey in meditation, praying the scriptures and finding God in all things.

Opened in 1960 by the Jesuit Fathers and Brothers of the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus, Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center was created to provide retreat and spiritual renewal for those seeking to discover and live out God’s will in their lives. Learn about Our History.

About Ignatius House
Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center is located in Sandy Springs, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Our facility occupies 20 heavily wooded acres overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The expansive grounds feature indigenous trees, plants, wildlife, and a waterfall. A large deck, gazebos, and benches provide quiet resting places for meditation, introspection, and prayer. Learn more about Our Facility and take a look at our Facility Photos.

Ignatius House Retreat Center offers

Learn more about our Retreats and visit our Retreat Schedule to learn more and read our FAQ to answer questions you may have about attending a retreat as Ignatius House Retreat Center.

Please Consider Supporting Ignatius House Retreat Center
Ignatius House receives NO Sustaining funds from the Archdiocese of Atlanta or the Jesuit New Orleans Province. It is through your generous donation that we continue to serve our mission in providing silent retreats and spiritual direction to those seeking a deeper relationship with God.

Please consider a donation to our Sustaining Fund. Contributions to this fund support the mission of Ignatius House to provide retreats to people of all faith regardless of their ability to pay. They also help to cover expenses for ongoing operating expenses and facility repairs. All donations to our Sustaining Fund are 100% tax deductible.

All donations can be made online or by mail, in full or through a monthly, quarterly or semi-annual pledge. All donations can be made online or by mail in full or through a monthly, quarterly, or semi-annual pledge.
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