The Catholic Spirituality Collection (12 vols.) combines the greatest works in Christian mystical theology providing you with a guided tour through the inner sanctum of the soul. The great Christian ascetics are often referred to as the “scientists of prayer” because of their innate … more
Ignatius of Loyola (1491 – July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and was its first Superior General. Ignatius emerged as a religious leader during the Counter-Reformation. Loyola’s devotion to the Catholic Church was characterized by unquestioning obedience to the Catholic Church’s authority and hierarchy.