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St Ignatius of Loyola was the foremost founder of the 'Society of Jesus'. With this biography, know more about the saint's childhood, life & timeline.

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Famous as
Priest and Soldier
Nationality
religion
Roman Catholic
Born on
24 December 1491 AD
Birthday
Died At Age
64
Sun Sign
Capricorn    Capricorn Men
Born in
Azpeitia
Died on
31 July 1556 AD
place of death
Rome
education
University of Paris
University of Alcalá
St Ignatius of Loyola
http://www.stmarymagdalen.org/Catholicism/Saints/StIgnatius.htm

Saint Ignatius of Loyola is best known as the founder and first Superior General of the 'Society of Jesus'. Writer of the book 'Spiritual Exercises', Ignatius was a Spanish soldier in the early years of his life. However, a tragic incident changed the course of living for this brave man and ecclesiastic studies became the focus of his life. Ordained as a priest, St. Ignatius was a powerful man who fought the Protestant Reformation and promoted the Counter-Reformation.

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Books by St Ignatius Of Loyola

    TAN Classic: The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola (Tan Classics)

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    The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola

    by St Ignatius Of Loyola

    The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

    by St Ignatius Of Loyola

Books About St Ignatius Of Loyola

    The Autobiography of St. Ignatius Loyola

    by John C. Olin

    A Do It At Home Retreat: The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

    by Andre Ravier

    God Finds Us: An Experience of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola

    by Jim Manney

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