We invite you to attend some of the many events we’ll host throughout the year– from former JV gatherings and happy hours, meet-and-greets with staff, to fundraisers and celebration events– we hope you’ll join us!

Solidarity on Tap Series

Solidarity-On-Tap-Logo-300x281Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (based in Baltimore, MD), and Ignatian Solidarity Network welcome those connected to the Jesuits and the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola (FJVs, Jesuit school alumni, Jesuit parish members, etc.) to join us for a simple gathering for socializing and social justice. The 2017 spring season of Solidarity on Tap will be focused on the theme “Mercy in Action.” Solidarity on Tap events are held throughout the country- perhaps there is one coming to a city near you! Join us:

July 30th, 7-9 pm, Ignatian Spiritual Life Center, San Francisco, Calif.

Check out the Solidarity on Tap webpage for more events as they are scheduled!

Want to bring Solidarity on Tap to your city? Email Alumni Coordinator, Sarah Jones, at or 503.335.8202.

July 13, 2017: 5th Annual DC Jesuit Alumni Happy Hour

Join JVC Northwest, Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU) and other graduates of Jesuit high schools, colleges, or FJVs for the 5th Annual DC Jesuit Alumni Happy Hour on July 13th from 5:30 -7:30 pm at the The Dubliner (4 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). The evening provides the opportunity to to socialize and connect with members of the Ignatian family as well as hear from a Jesuit speaker. Light appetizers provided and drinks are available for purchase. Contact Alumni Coordinator, Sarah with any questions. Click here for more information or to RSVP!

Representatives from the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, Ignatian Solidarity Network, Jesuit Schools Network, Jesuit Refugee Service / USA, Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Loyola Club of Washington, D.C., Alpha Sigma Nu and the Georgetown Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life are serving as co-hosts and will be in attendance at the event.

July 30, 2017: St. Ignatius Feast Day & Celebration of Jesuits West Province

Join Jesuits West Province, JVC Northwest, and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in celebrating the feast day of St. Ignatius on Monday July 30th at 6 pm for Mass followed by dinner and program at Our Lady of Guadalupe. JVC Northwest is excited to join in celebrating the launch of a new Jesuit Province in the United States, Jesuits West.  This new Province, made up of the previous Oregon and California Provinces, reaches from the Arctic Circle to the US/Mexican border.  The celebration will also recognize the Jesuit contribution to 100 years of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, and the inauguration of the new Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, a Center that will promote Ignatian spirituality and spiritual direction training in the San Diego area. Former Jesuit Volunteer (FJV) Margie Carroll (Portland, OR ’71-72) is coordinating FJV attendance at this celebration and free dinner. For more information or to RSVP, contact Margie at

August 11, 2017: Orientation Missioning Mass & Banquet

Join JVC Northwest at Camp Adams in Molalla, Ore. on Friday August 11th at 6 pm to send forth and celebrate the ’17-18 Jesuit Volunteers (JVs). This annual gathering is the culmination of our week long Orientation to kick off the JV year. FJVs, Support people, staff, Board Members, family, and friends are invited to join for a celebration dinner followed by Missioning Mass (and occasional conga line). Molalla is a short drive from Portland, Ore. but limited lodging is available for individuals overnight (priority for elders and differently-abled), along with ample room to camp in the meadow. For more information or to RSVP, contact Alumni Coordinator, Sarah Jones.