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Quotes by "St. Ignatius of Loyola"

Ignatius of Loyola (October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) was a Spanish Basque priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General.

St. Ignatius is remembered as a talented spiritual director. He recorded his method in a celebrated treatise called the Spiritual Exercises, a simple set of meditations, prayers, and other mental exercises, first published in 1548.

Feast Day: July 31

Patron: The Society of Jesus, soldiers, military, educators and education

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The Prayer St. Ignatius Said When He Faced Despair

Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness, give us the sense of Your presence, Your…

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