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Lucky Ignatius By Mike Scantlebury
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It's only an old church, isn't it? Well, no, the Church of England has abandoned the old building and taken it out of commission. Even though it was designed by one of the foremost Victorian... More > architects, they'd be happy to see it rot, or, perhaps, turned into designer flats by a local property developer. Until that happens, it's a perfect Safe House, a bolt hole for the man Mickey has promised to protect - a man called Lucky. So 'lucky' that he's the target of three local gangs and numerous villains. How lucky is that?< Less
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola By St. Ignatius of Loyola
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Written by the founder of the Society of Jesus, the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius is a powerful book. Derived mostly from St. Ignatius' conversion experiences in 1521-3, Spiritual Exercises has... More > provided guidance and encouragement to its readers for several hundred years. The aim of Spiritual Exercises is to assist people in finding God's will for their life, and to give them the motivation and courage to follow that will. It is a program of sorts, containing a collection of thoughts, rules, encouragements, readings, meditations, prayers, warnings, and notes. It is organized into four "weeks," or periods of time, with each week focusing upon a different theme--the first, human sin; the second, Christ's life on earth; the third, Christ's death on the cross; the fourth, Christ's risen life. Although more profitably worked through with another person or spiritual director, Spiritual Exercises can be extremely beneficial for private personal study. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola By St. Ignatius of Loyola
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Originally written in 1548, these spiritual exercises were written by St. Ignatius of Loyola, to be carried out throughout the course of a month, preferably during a spiritual retreat. Many people of... More > different faiths are now using these exercises for self-improvement.< Less
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola By St. Ignatius of Loyola, Fr. Elder Mullan
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"The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola (Latin original: Exercitia spiritualia) (composed 1522–1524) are a set of Christian meditations, prayers and mental exercises, written by... More > Saint Ignatius of Loyola... Divided into four thematic "weeks" of variable length, it is designed to be carried out over a period of 28 to 30 days. They were composed with the intention of helping the retreatant to discern Jesus in his life, leading him to a personal commitment to follow him. Though the underlying spiritual outlook is Catholic, the exercises can also be undertaken by non-Catholics. The "Spiritual Exercises" booklet was formally approved in 1548 by Paul III" - Wikipedia.< Less
Life of Father Ignatius Spencer By Father Pius of the Holy Ghost
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Who is this ragged old pauper lying dead in a ditch in Scotland in 1865, penniless and alone? Can it really be the Honourable George Spencer — son, brother and uncle of earls? Whose father was... More > the First Lord of the Admiralty? Whose sister is governess to Queen Victoria? Whose cousin and playfellow was the Lord Lucan who gave the fateful order to the Light Brigade? The relative of the Dukes of Marlborough and Devonshire, the familiar acquaintance of Prime Ministers? An alumnus of Eton and Cambridge, a scholar, polyglot, and one-time man-about-town? Whose great great great niece, Lady Diana Spencer, is destined to wed the heir to the throne? Look closer. What is this strange black habit about the corpse? But hush — it is the body of a priest, a religious. The dead man has voluntarily renounced riches for poverty, comfort for the Cross, friendship with the mighty for fellowship with the poor. He has given up even his name and title for that of Father Ignatius of St. Paul. Here is his story.< Less
Brother Ignatius - A Short Story By Alan Swift
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Brother Ignatius is an attempt to reconcile Eastern and Western spirituality and to make friends with oneself and one's quest. Did not Jesus in St. John's gospel allude to there being sheep of... More > another fold that his disciples did not know about; possibly referring to our Eastern brothers and sisters? A very short story but very deep and insightful one at that!< Less
Michael Ignatius Charles Kea By Mercer Guerry
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The story of M.I.C. Kea, a reluctant superstar.
Ignatian Spiritual Exercises with Commentary By Ignatius of Loyola
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The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, are deeply rooted in the era of great classics such as “Golden Era” by Jacobus de Volragine O.P., “Meditations on the Life of... More > Christ”, by Pseudo- Bonaventure and the “Life of Christ” by Ludolph of Saxony. It would appear that this last work gave the basic foundation for much of the exercises' layout & format, but it would a work, entitled “The Book of Exercises for the Spiritual Life" (Ejercitatorio de la Vida Espiritial) of Garcia de Cisneros, (a future work in the “Contemplative Series”, that gives both the final formulary, outlook & style. Denis the Carthusian, is believed “He is probably the unacknowledged source of much Jesuit Theology.” In this endeavor to present a thorough work, we have presented the most authentic and direct translation of these “Spiritual Exercises” combined with a superb commentary on this work. To-date there is nothing quite like this work, which you are about to embark upon.< Less
Atlantis: The Antediluvian World. By Ignatius Donnelly
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Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a pseudoscientific book published in 1882 by Ignatius L. Donnelly, who was born in Philadelphia in 1831. Donnelly considered Plato's account of Atlantis as largely... More > factual and attempted to establish that all known ancient civilizations were descended from this supposed lost land. Many of its theories are the source of many modern-day concepts we have about Atlantis, like the civilization and technology beyond its time, the origins of all present races and civilizations, a civil war between good and evil.< Less
Caesar's Column By Ignatius Donnelly
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Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century is a novel by Ignatius Donnelly, famous as the author of Atlantis: The Antediluvian World. Caesar's Column was published pseudonymously in 1890.The... More > book has been variously categorized asscience fiction, speculative fiction, dystopian fiction, and/or apocalyptic fiction one critic has termed it an "Apocalyptic Utopia." Donnelly's novel tells the story of "a vast conspiracy against mankind has been organized on two continents, and it is rapidly taking possession of the world. If not met and overthrown at once it forebodes terrible social convulsions, the destruction of civilization, or the establishment of an absolute despotism."< Less