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Ignatius Loyola

Saint. 1491--1556, Spanish ecclesiastic. He founded the Society of Jesus (1534) and was its first general (1541--56). His Spiritual Exercises (1548) remains the basic manual for the training of Jesuits. Feast day: July 31
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The narrative threads of these stories include the enviable patronage of the powerful Farnese family, who championed the cause of the new order and funded the building of the Gesu; the long and at times challenging campaign to suitably embellish its austere and barren interior and dedicate its principal altars; and the imperative to formulate a new imagery exalting and promoting the Order's founders, Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier, following their canonization in 1622.
Although their church was consecrated in 1584, the Jesuits had no saints until 1622, when Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier were canonised--a momentous event that occasioned the dedication and furnishing of new altars in their honour.
Ignatius of Loyola, enabling children and adults to share a beautiful daily practice of shared peace and gratitude.
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Ignatius of Loyola. The author focuses on Ignatius's conceptualization of a laboring God and the Jesuits as his instruments and how that came to influence the foundation of the Jesuits.
Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, died in Rome.
Mary's religious upbringing, in John Edwards's analysis, was traditional, but she was in touch with the sources of contemporary piety, including Ludolph of Saxony and the Imitatio Christi, which may be viewed as medieval yet form the basis of much of the material in Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises.
This concentration on the physical and psychological circumstances of the moment, which may be indebted to the type of prayer called "composition of place" in the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, informs much of the book.
Franciscans have had four, but the Jesuits never have had one of their own as pope despite a long history 6 the order was founded in 1540 by Spaniard Ignatius of Loyola 6 and a prominent role in the church.
The large letter "L" to the left of the heart is thought to refer to Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Jesuit order, or possibly, in combination with the heart, to stand for L'amour.