“This is one of my all-time personal photographs. It is a picture of my daughter in Alquézar, Spain. We were there on a trip in November, 1999. I originally took the picture in color, but it wasn’t right. I love this photo for its blend of the past, present, and future in a small town […]
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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 […]
“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.
“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.
“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 […]