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Ignatian project

  1. 1. Ignatian Project<br />Samuel Fuller<br />
  2. 2. St. Ignatius Loyola<br />Part I<br />
  3. 3. Background Information<br />Baptismal name- Inigo Lopez Loyola.<br />Born in 1491 in the Basque region of Spain in the Tower House in Azpeitia.<br />Born of a noble Spaniard family.<br />Was a soldier for the king of Spain.<br />Attended the University of Paris.<br />Estimated to be about 4 feet 10 inches tall.<br />Was a soldier for the king of Spain and very concerned about how he looked.<br />
  4. 4. Loyola Family Crest<br />
  5. 5. Loyola Family Crest (cont.)<br />The right side of the crest is 7 red stripes on a gold background.<br />The gold background represent the king.<br />The 7 red stripes represents the blood spilled for the king.<br />This symbolizes the loyalty.<br />The Loyola family crest focuses on loyalty and generosity.<br />The left side of the crest represents two wolves getting food from the pot in the middle.<br />This symbolizes the generosity.<br />
  6. 6. Important Dates<br />1491: Inigo Lopez Loyola is born.<br />1521: While defending the city of Pamplona from the French, Inigo is struck in the leg with a cannon ball and badly wounded.<br />September 27, 1540: With the papal document Regimini MilitantisEcclesiae (“To the government of the Church Militant”) Pope Paul III officially establishes the Society of Jesus<br />July 31, 1556: Ignatius dies in Rome of “Roman fever”, a form of malaria.<br />
  7. 7. Early Life<br />Baptized Inigo after St. Enecus (Innicus), Abbot of Ona<br />Youngest of 13 children<br />Mom died at age 7<br />
  8. 8. Later Life and Conversion<br />While on bed rest with his broken leg he read the book De Vita Christi by Ludolph Saxony.<br />This book inspired Ignatius to be a soldier for God.<br />March 1522- Ignatius has a vision of Mary holding Jesus in her arms at the shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat.<br />Went to Paris to study theology and Latin.<br />Became a religious leader during the Counter- Reformation.<br />
  9. 9. Canonization<br />Beatified in 1609 by Pope Paul V<br />Canonized on March 12, 1622 by Pope Gregory XV (Same day as Francis Xavier)<br />Feast day- July 31<br />

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