The East Bay gatherings of Ignatian Companions are held at the

Jesuit School of Theology-SCU on the 3rd floor Loyola Board Room

1735 LeRoy Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Link to Download JST-SCU Facility Map


When:   Calendar 2015-2016

February 13, 2016           8:30am-12:30pm

March 12, 2016                 8:30am-12:30pm

April 9, 2016                  8:30am-12:30pm

May 14, 2016                       8:30am-12:30pm

June 11, 2016                   8:30am-12:30pm


Facilitation Team

Ignatius Cohort (First Year)


John Endres, SJ

Fr. Endres, Professor of Sacred Scripture at the Jesuit School, teaches courses in Psalms, Wisdom and Deuterocanonical Books, Intertestamental Literature and the Dead Sea Scrolls. He also leads study tours and pilgrimages for his students to places like Turkey and Israel.  Fr. Endres’ professional accomplishments include memberships in several associations and committees, among them: the Catholic Biblical Association, Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality and Society of Biblical Literature.

Also active in literary pursuits, Fr. Endres served as associate editor for the Catholic Biblical Quarterly from 1993-2000; has co-authored A Retreat with Psalms: Resources for Personal and Communal Prayer (New York/Mahwah, N.J.: Paulist Press, 2001) and Chronicles and Its Synoptic Parallels in Samuel, Kings and Related Biblical Texts (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1998); and has published numerous articles in theological publications.

 Ellen Hess,  V.D.M.F

 Hurtado Cohort (Second Year)

 Jim Neafsey