Ignatius Loyola


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Ignatius Loyola

(lɔɪˈəʊlə)
n
(Biography) 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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In one was depicted the "Illustrious Coxcomb" receiving a shower of blows from Cardinal Bentivoglio, whose servant he had been; another, the "Illustrious Mazarin" acting the part of Ignatius Loyola in a tragedy of that name; a third, the "Illustrious Mazarin" stealing the portfolio of prime minister from Monsieur de Chavigny, who had expected to have it; a fourth, the "Illustrious Coxcomb Mazarin" refusing to give Laporte, the young king's valet, clean sheets, and saving that "it was quite enough for the king of France to have clean sheets every three months."
1491: Ignatius Loyola, who founded the Jesuits, was born in Loyola in northern Spain.
1552: Death of Spanish missionary Francis Xavier, who helped Ignatius Loyola found the Jesuits.
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Ignatius Loyola, the 16th-century founder of the Society of Jesus, or Jesuits, as the militant Catholic group was called, is supposed to have claimed: 'Give me the child for the first seven years, and I will give you the man.'
Ignatius Loyola's feast day at the Gesu and the 15th anniversary of the church dedication, Recio, with many from his Ateneo high school batch of 1970, gave thanks for the honor bestowed on the church by the NCCA.
Ignatius Loyola School, the Watchtower Building, and Longchamp's Manhattan store.
We are told a vivid story of how the humanist and Ignatius Loyola met in Bruges in 1529.
Michelle Molina begins with Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order and author of the Spiritual Exercises.
His essay consciously derives from his broad and deep knowledge of Scripture studies as well as from participation in two prayer communities in Cambridge: "those engaged in the theological interpretation of Scripture are called to participate in the Trinitarian life of God" (176) through devotional reading of Scripture or Ignatius Loyola's Spiritual Exercises.
Ignatius Loyola on Manhattan's Upper East Side, along with Vogue editor Anna Wintour, photographer Annie Leibovitz, and supermodel Karlie Kloss.
Ignatius Loyola experienced the same thing when he was in between his conversion and founding the Jesuits years later.