Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits. Made By: Sofia Su and Adam Chung. Introduction . Born on 1492 and son of Basque nobleman Founder of the Jesuits Was a solider for Charles V during war Got hit by a cannonball and injured his left leg When he injured his leg he thought he had no life.
Made By: Sofia Su and Adam Chung
Born on 1492 and son of Basque nobleman
Founder of the Jesuits
Was a solider for Charles V during war
Got hit by a cannonball and injured his left leg
When he injured his leg he thought he had no life
To occupy time, Loyola took to reading about the life of Christ and the Saints
During the time, he saw a vision of the Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus
He went to the shrine of Our Lady at Montserrat in Aragon.
He then became hermit, living in a cave near Mantua in 1522
After Loyola became a hermit, he spent his tome wearing rags, confessing his sins, and helping the sick
- For two years, you were a novice, doing theory and practical work in hospitals
- In the next part of this training you had to go on pilgrimages and you had to spend your time begging
- If you ‘passed’ this part, you then had to study Theology Philosophy and the Humanities for 10-12 years.
- In this part of training, you also learned how to teach others.
Unlike Luther, he found his salvation in mystical experiences, not in the Scriptures
Loyola was willing to accept the beliefs already available (via the Catholic Church); therefore, he felt no desire to develop a new creed
Also, unlike Luther, Loyola had complete obedience to the Catholic Church its faith