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S+L BLOG: St. Ignatius of Loyola



Remembering Francis Xavier on his feast day In 1541 King John of Portugal asked Ignatius of Loyola for Jesuit priests to send to the missions in India. Despite knowing he would never see his beloved companion again, Ignatius chose Francis Xavier for the mission. The last words that St. Ignatius said to Francis Xavier before ...read more
Most diocesan news papers and news sites have scaled back production for the summer. This week’s Coast to Coast is a look at upcoming events across the country. July 31 is the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Canadian Jesuits and Jesuit affiliated parishes, schools, and organizations will be celebrating in different ways across the ...read more
A Jesuit Perspective on the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31 There is an old story which passes from generation to generation within the Society of Jesus which quotes St. Ignatius of Loyola as having said that should the Society be disbanded he would need 15 minutes of prayer in order to reconcile ...read more
Today on Perspectives: The church celebrates the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, athletes and spectators at the Olympics in London get spiritual exercise, and the Sisters of the Precious Blood close their monastery in Charlottetown. ...read more