Ignatius loved the glamour of life at the Spanish royal court. He went to war to win glory until a cannonball left him immobilized. While recuperating, Ignatius read The Life of Christ and a book on the saints. He was radically changed. He began living a prayerful and penitential life. Eventually, Ignatius developed the famous Spiritual Exercises and founded a new religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
+ St. Ignatius of Loyola is the patron saint of spiritual exercises, military, and retreats + measures approximately 1.25 x 0.75 inches
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