The Seattle University educational experience prepares students to be leaders who serve the common good through the lens of Jesuit values and social justice. We support alumni in their efforts continue to explore their commitment to the Seattle U mission and a desire for Ignatian spirituality.

ISC and SUAA Partnership for Spiritual Programming

The Seattle University Alumni Association is officially partnering with the Ignatian Spirituality Center (ISC) to offer Ignatian and Jesuit Catholic program offerings directly to alumni. The ISC offers a wide variety of programs and retreats which aim to meet people of all faith traditions wherever they are in their spiritual journey and to help them deepen and explore their relationship with God.

The First Spiritual Exercises: Inner Peace in the Service of God

In his radically innovative book The First Spiritual Exercises, Australian Jesuit retreat director Michael Hansen, SJ, presents four different retreats on inner peace. Each four-week retreat in daily life involves a commitment to 40-50 minutes a day of structured prayer from Monday to Thursday and a weekend exercise. Retreatants meet via Zoom weekly during the retreat to receive guidance from Matt Barmore (retreat giver) and to share their experience in small group spiritual conversation with facilitators.  Come and experience this journey into a more fruitful service!

5 Mondays, May 4 - June 1
6:45-8:15 p.m.
Online via Zoom

Standard Program Fee: $55. Young Adult (20s and 30s) Program Fee: $40 . Partial scholarships available.

Dave Anderson, S.J.

Father Dave serves as the chaplain for alumni and caters to the spiritual needs of the SU alumni community, celebrating life's milestones such as baptisms, weddings and funerals and providing spiritual guidance. He is committed to supporting you throughout your life in spiritual and pastoral ways.

Contact Fr. Dave at

Additional Resources

Scripture Reflections  

Pray with daily scripture reflections offered by Campus Ministry. This page features daily Scripture reflections from members of the Seattle University community while Mass offerings are suspended at the Chapel of St. Ignatius.

Read a scripture reflection

Jesuit Friends & Alumni Network 

Jesuit Friends and Alumni Network (JFAN) groups are located in cities around the country, providing networking and fellowship opportunities for alumni of Jesuit high schools and universities who want to learn more about Ignatian spirituality. 

Each city operates its own events. Learn about JFAN events near you.

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Chapel of St. Ignatius

Ecumenical Chapel

Seattle U’s Multifaith Prayer Room and Ecumenical Chapel in Campion Tower offers a quiet place for Christians and non-Christian denominations to reflect and pray.

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Alumni, students and staff answer the question, "What does Jesuit mean to me?"