Tag Archives: St. Ignatius Loyola

31 July – St. Ignatius of Loyola! Please intercede for your spiritual sons.

Today is the Feast of the founder of the Jesuits. May I say from the onset that I have some spiffy Pope Clement XIV gear? HERE Here is the Martyrologium Romanum entry for this great saint, Ignatius of Loyola. To … Continue reading

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Latin-less Priests and Homeschoolers – UPDATED

UPDATE 17 Nov: I’ve received some interesting emails since this discussion about Latin began in these electronic pages. First, Thank you for writing such an awesome blog. I am a big fan. In your recent blog about the future of … Continue reading

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What did Pope Francis really say?

I had the chance finally to review, to listen to, Pope Francis sermon for 1 January, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.  It was interesting especially because I had first reviewed the written text that was released in the Bolletino (and … Continue reading

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Pope to canonize 16th century Jesuit, waives procedure

With the stroke of his pen he waived the (in my opinion prudent and yet still not enough) requirement for a second miracle before the canonization of Bl. John XXIII. Now, with another stroke of his pen, Francis will elevate … Continue reading

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How to treat sinners

A quote via Good Jesuit Bad Jesuit from St. Ignatius of Loyola which reminds me of how imperfect I am in charity. “Treat sinners as a good mother treats her child when sick; she bestows on him many more caresses … Continue reading

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“Two hours on my knees and I should never think of it again.”

A question to you knowledgeable readers. St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, is known to have said something about how he would accept the suppression of the Jesuits.  The quote is something like: “Two hours on my knees … Continue reading

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