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    Ignatius of Loyola In 1491- St. Ignatius Loyola was born into minor nobility and he was the youngest of 13 children. He loved the idea of courtly love and knighthood In 1517- Ignatius became a knight in the service of another relative which was Antonio Manrique de Lara. He was a duke of Nájera. Knowing he was interested in courtly love he helped him employe in a military undertakings and put him on a diplomatic mission. In May 1521- He was wounded by a cannonball in battle against the french. He wounded his left and right leg. While wounded he had a conversion and started reading books about different saints and Jesus. After the conversion he wanted to do great things and do what God wanted him to do with his life. In June 1521- After treatment at Pamplona, he was transported to Loyola. There he became very ill and many…

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    Confirmation is Saint Ignatius of Loyola. His feast day is on July 31st and he was baptized with the name Inigo, but later changed it to Ignatius and adopted Loyola as a surname. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits. He was from a wealthy family with royal blood. He was beatified by Pope Paul V in 1609 and was canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622. Ignatius, a very successful night, was defending a citadel, when his leg was hit by a cannon…

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    Ignatius Of Loyola Essay

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    Throughout history there has been many important individuals who have made an impact on our society, and influenced Christians around the world. Ignatius of Loyola was a man who made significant contributions by developing a systematic program for “The conquest of self, and the regulation of one’s life,” for service to the Catholic Church (Spielvogel, 281). He was gravely wounded while serving in the Spanish military fighting against the French. While slowly recuperating, Ignatius of Loyola…

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    The Jesuits Controversy

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    organizations, the Jesuits, were disbanded by the pope on rumors of heresy. The pope, Clement XIV, did not suppress the Jesuits for heresy but for more political reasons. After losing the support of Portugal, he dispersed the Order to appease the French and Spanish rulers in order to save face and keep their support. It has been argued that the pope did this as a result of a series of localized political moves rather his reason being a theological controversy. These localized political moves…

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    found that curious, young university students might support their same vision. The action of open “recruiting” had been effective and soon Ignatius’s group was organized into ten members. By 1539, these members under Ignatius’s lead had organized numerous assemblies aimed at constructing the framework of an organized religious group. The groups collaboration eventually yielded the “Five Chapters,” which would later finally become Formula of the Institute. Upon completion of this draft, Ignatius…

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    Baroque Art Essay

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    noble and dramatic themes, various works were sponsored by the Catholic Church, aspiring to compel worshippers to their doors. Successful baroque paintings demanded an audience, ones to admire the theatrical aestheticism; only artists who employed elements of tenebrism and chiaroscuro achieved such breathtaking drama. Two prime examples that applied these practices include Saint Ignatius of Loyola by Peter Paul Rubens and Saint Francis in Prayer by Francisco de Zubarán, each prolific in which…

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    St. Ignatius of Loyola was born in the family castle in northern Spain on October 23rd 1491. He was the last child of 13 of a wealthy noble family. During his childhood, his stepmother raised him as mother died early and his father had a job as a blacksmith. St. Ignatius of Loyola had a love for war exercises which made him join the army at the age of seventeen as to fight the French. While in the army he went into many battles without once getting injured. His experience in battles made him…

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    The Society of Jesus The Society of Jesus is a Religious Order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola after being granted confirmation by Pope Paul II in 1540. Also known as the Jesuits, this religious order, today, is spread all over the world. They have a long history of working for the evangelization, in defense of faith and the promotion of justice in the world. “Ignatius had founded not only a new order but a new kind of order, distinctly different from the Franciscans, the Dominicans, the…

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    I’ve known many people throughout my life, some have stayed and some have gone. I would say some have had an impact in life and others have caused me misery. However, the one person that has made a difference in my life has been Fabio Rodriguez. He has shown me what it’s like to love yourself and value what you have. He has been my rock and solidity when I have felt alone and unsure. He has held me when I just needed comfort rather than words, he has been the one person to understand me to my…

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    Church’s Counter Reformation. While many religious orders would focus on solitude, sheltering them from the outside world, the Jesuits embraced it and put a great deal of focus into works that could be done for the betterment of society. Furthermore, the traditions of the Society of Jesus set forth patterns of respect for other cultures, which helped to convert people into Catholics. The Jesuits also focused highly on the value of education, and the importance of members and people in general…

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