Tag Archives: St Ignatius of Loyola

St Ignatius on Drink

The context of this quote is receiving a concern about immigrant students, and their difficulty of adapting to new foods of their host culture. … if health permits someone to habituate himself even to water, beer, or cider where these … Continue reading

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Pamplona Eve

It was five hundred years ago a cannonball knocked a rowdy soldier-of-fortune off his life’s course and into sainthood. Naturally, the Jesuit founder has a holy year of sorts starting on the 20th of this month. During this year themed … Continue reading

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Under The Starry Heavens

Two years ago, I blogged here with another image of Ignatius and his beloved stars. One of my favorite images of today’s saint, Ignatius of Loyola, is above. I wish I could locate a credit and artist; the best I … Continue reading

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Black sky in broad daylight, charcoal gray underfoot, and no water to drink or air to breathe. I believe it was one of the Apollo astronauts, Buzz Aldrin, who referred to the lunar landscape (image credit, right) as “magnificent desolation.” I wonder … Continue reading

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Do you readers know the Principle and Foundation from the Spiritual Exercises? As I understand (and would paraphrase) it, we are made by God to love and serve God. Perhaps its not in a human gene sequence (sorry Max), but … Continue reading

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Ron Hansen @ America

America intern Sean Salai has a nice brief interview of one of my favorite Catholic writers here. On Jesuit influence in his life: I pretty much hated school until I encountered Jesuit teaching in high school, I learned to love … Continue reading

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