MORRISTOWN, NJ - James P. Penders of Madison was recently honored at the 28th Annual Loyola Jesuit Center Golf Outing at Springbrook Country Club in Morristown.

Penders has been going on retreats for over fifty years with the Morris County #1 retreat group and has been a parishioner at St. Vincent Martyr for fifty-eight years. At the dinner following the golf, Penders was recognized for his dedication and support of Loyola’s mission to provide one-of-a-kind retreat experiences and spiritually-enriching programs to the community.

Visit (Pictured from left to right:  Renee Owens, Loyola Director and Jim Penders)

About Loyola Jesuit Center
Since 1927 Loyola Jesuit Center (formerly Loyola House of Retreats), located on 30 acres of beautiful lawns, gardens and woodlands in Morristown, N.J., has offered silent retreats for men and women of all faiths in a quiet, contemplative atmosphere. Loyola has a wide variety of offerings, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, designed to meet people where they are now in their spiritual lives and move them deeper as they are ready.  Loyola offers weekend, directed and private retreats as well as eight-day directed and preached retreats during Holy Week and the summer months. In addition, Loyola offers days and evenings of prayer, follow-up mini retreats, retreats for children, teens, and young adults in their 20s and 30s, First Friday Mass, retreats for school faculties, high school Confirmation retreats, retreats for the Spanish speaking community and Spiritual Direction.  Loyola implements a Free Will Offering approach of accepting donations of any size for its retreats and provides retreats for the less fortunate, those combatting homelessness and addiction and those in recovery. All are welcome at Loyola regardless of financial status. For more information about Loyola Jesuit Center call 973-539-0740 or visit the website at