Spain

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2013

in Religious

“Here is a Christmas picture taken in the cave chapel at Manresa in Spain. Ignatius is able to contemplate his way into our Lord’s nativity.” Submitted by Diane Slagsvold. Merry Christmas from all of us at Loyola Press.

{ 0 comments }

Montserrat, Spain

July 19, 2013

in Places

“I found God this day at Montserrat Monastery in Spain. Surrounded by tourists and clicking cameras, this scene imparted a few sacred moments of quiet reflection.” Submitted by Claire.

{ 0 comments }

Montserrat

July 17, 2013

in Nature,Places

Montserrat, Spain. Submitted by Maria Mondragon. In honor of St. Ignatius’s feast day July 31, join in 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality.

{ 2 comments }

Hearth at Loyola Castle in Spain. Submitted by Maria Mondragon. Join us starting July 1 for 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality.

{ 0 comments }

Xavier Castle

December 3, 2012

in Places

“I wasn’t prepared for the beauty of Xavier Castle, [birthplace of St. Francis Xavier].” Submitted by Paul Brian Campbell, SJ. Join Paul at his blog, People for Others, and read about his Ignatian pilgrimage.

{ 4 comments }

“The room of St. Ignatius’s conversion at Loyola. I was blessed to participate in a liturgy there in 2008 while on pilgrimage. One week later I broke my leg while chaperoning a high school service trip and began my own process of healing and conversion that is still taking shape four years later.” Submitted by […]

{ 0 comments }

“Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Way (Virgen del Camino), Leon, Spain. (The Way refers to the pilgrim’s trail, el Camino de Santiago de Compostela, in Spain.) My silence in this holy place, as much of words as of thoughts, is a gift from God.” Submitted by José María Foces Morán.

{ 2 comments }

Near Xavier Castle

September 7, 2012

in Places

“This is the Parish of the Annunciation next to Xavier Castle in Spain [birthplace of St. Francis Xavier]. Absolutely gorgeous and, although probably heavily restored, it feels authentic.” Submitted by Paul Brian Campbell, SJ. Join Paul at his blog, People for Others, and read about his Ignatian pilgrimage.

{ 2 comments }

Visiting Loyola

July 31, 2012

in Places

“Visiting Loyola again after 31 years was like coming home after a long voyage. I can’t explain that feeling, but my whole being relaxed into that place and moment. This is a little hillside chapel St. Ignatius could see from his room as he recovered from his wounds.” Submitted by Paul Brian Campbell, SJ. Join […]

{ 0 comments }

Loyola Castle

July 5, 2012

in Places

“The front door to Loyola Castle with the family crest—two wolves and a cooking pot. Our guide suggested, perhaps fancifully, that this symbolizes radical hospitality; even ravening wolves are welcome to come and eat!” Submitted by Paul Brian Campbell, SJ. Join Paul at his blog, People for Others, and read more about his Ignatian pilgrimage.

{ 2 comments }