Tag Archives: St. Ignatius Loyola

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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31 July: St. Ignatius of Loyola – Of the Church Militant and book shredding

Here is the Martyrologium Romanum entry for this great saint and founder of the Society of Jesus. (To the right is my first class relic of St. Ignatius). Memoria sancti Ignatii de Loyola, presbyteri, qui, hispanus in Cantabria natus, in … 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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