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  • St. Ignatius Of Loyola And The Spiritual Exercises

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    easily recognize St. Ignatius of Loyola, its founder, and his most important work, the Spiritual Exercises. However, when we are asked to mention Christianity’s most notable mystics, names like St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross or St. Gertrude the Great come to light, but St. Ignatius is seldom considered. In fact, it just takes a simple internet search to notice that his name does not make it in many lists of church mystics. This work proposes to present St Ignatius of Loyola’s mystical

  • Essay about Ignatius de Loyola

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    Ignatius de Loyola Ignatius de Loyola was born in 1491 in Azpeitia in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa in northern Spain. He was the youngest of thirteen children. When Ignatius turned sixteen years old, he was sent to be a page to Juan Velazquez, the treasurer of the kingdom of Castile. Since he became one of the Velazquez households, he was often at court and he liked to be there, especially with the ladies. He became addicted to gambling and engaging in. In May of 1521, Ignatius was

  • The Spiritual Exercises Of Ignatius Loyola

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    I will explore a few of unique approaches as outlined in the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola. I will describe my experience of integrating some of the concepts of spiritual direction into my practice. Barry and Connolly in their book The Practice of Spiritual Direction say that, “we define Christian spiritual direction as help given by one Christian to another which enables that person to pay attention to God’s personal communication to him or her, to respond to this personally communicating

  • Saint Ignatius Of Loyola Personal Writings

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    The book, Saint Ignatius of Loyola Personal Writings, was translated by Joseph A. Munitiz and Philip Endean and first published in 1996. This book contains many aspects of St. Ignatius’ life, from his reminiscences to his spiritual exercises. Inigo Lopez de Loyola was born in 1491 in Spain, the youngest of 13 children. Inigo became a soldier at the age of 18 and began to refer to himself at Ignatius. Ignatius becomes a man obsessed with his image and a life of luxury until his conversion into a devout

  • Saint Ignatius Of Loyola And European History : Inigo Lopez De Loyola

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    have fueled the conquests of forthcoming generations. The most intriguing of these figures is Inigo Lopez de Loyola, now known as Saint Ignatius of Loyola. He was born in Loyola, Spain, a village at the southern end of Azpeitia (Schmitz). Inigo was the youngest of thirteen children and his mother died when he was only seven years old. Thankfully for St. Ignatius, he was raised by Maria de Garin. Accordingly, Inigio was an ambitious young man who was destined to become a great leader of the aristocracy

  • Saint Ignatius Loyola And The Spanish Army

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    Saint Ignatius Loyola was a nobleman whom entered the Spanish army in 1517, but once he meets the French at battle, he gained a viscous battle wound that took him off the front line . Thus, he found god around the time of 1521 and converted from serving the royal crown of Spain, to serving the divine majesty until his death on the 31st of July 1556 . Saint Ignatius Loyola had then decided he was to go to Montserrat where he confessed his sins and was able to be vindicated . With confessing and realising

  • St. Ignatius Loyola Research Paper

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    During the 1530s, St. Ignatius Loyola began to write about his honest emotions of obligation, agony, consolation and sadness. He looked for answers as to why he was feeling the way he was. Saint Ignatius Loyola was the founder of Jesuit Order, a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church. He composed the Spiritual Exercises in order to help others follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. They were composed with the intention of helping religious individuals connect to and with God. He urged

  • The Ceiling Art of Pozzo's Triumph of Sain Ignatius of Loyola in the Church of Saint Ignazio in Rome

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    #######poorly written######Pozzo's Triumph of Saint Ignatius of Loyola is on the ceiling of the Church of Sant'Ignazio in Rome, and was painted from 1685-1694. It is approximately 56 feet by 115 feet across the ceiling, and uses a quadratura perspective to create an almost three dimensional effect. While the effect makes the center look much higher, it is actually painted on an arched ceiling called a barrel vault. This is a fresco painting, a type of coloring that made the painting integral to the

  • Ignatius Views On Martyrdom

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    increase human life expectancy, it seemed atypical at first glance. However, Ignatius claims that he wants “no scrap of…[his] body to be left,” thereby suggesting that he wants to completely escape the physical world, which no longer holds any value for him (Placher 6). The only way to escape this world where he is a “convict” for refusing to denounce his Christian religious beliefs is by martyring himself. I also thought that Ignatius mentioned an interesting reversal of the meaning of death when he says

  • A Brief Biography of Saint Ignatious of Loyola

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    Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born in the year 1491. The exact month and day of his birth is not known. He was one of thirteen children. He was born into a very noble family. He was a gambling addict by the age of sixteen. When he was just seventeen years old, he became a soldier in the Spanish Army. In 1521 during a battle with the French, a cannonball broke on of his legs, and severely injured the other. The broken leg had to be broken again in order to fully repair it, and there was a bone in the