O God, who raised up Saint Ignatius of Loyola in your Church to further the greater glory of your name, grant that by his help we may imitate him in fighting the good fight on earth and merit to receive with him a crown in heaven. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
"It’s not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey." - St. Ignatius of Loyola
love this picture <3
Today, 3 January, the Celebration of the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, we celebrate too, the gift of the Society of Jesus. See Video 3 January 2014 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUuOT_rre0w Pope Francis celebrates the Holy Mass at the Church of the Jesus, with all the Jesuits in Rome, for thanksgiving for the entry of.#nypic
Quote:“Lenten practices of giving up pleasures are good reminders that the purpose of life is not pleasure. The purpose of life is to attain to perfect life, all truth and undying ecstatic love—which is the definition of God. In pursuing that goal we find happiness.Pleasure is not the purpose of anything; pleasure is a by-product resulting from doing something that is good. One of the best ways to get happiness and pleasure out of life is to ask ourselves, ‘How can I please God?’ and, ‘Why…
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Saint Catherine of Siena receiving the invisible stigmata. Beautiful picture!
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