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Faith Resources

Below you will find a list of online resources related to the Catholic Church, Ignatian Spirituality, Social Justice, Faith and Service.

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Ignatian Moments

Mother Teresa

By Doug Leonhardt, S.J.

I am always touched by the story Mother Teresa told at a National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. on February 3, 1994.

“One evening we went out and picked up four people from the streets.  One of them was in terrible condition. I told the sister who was with me, “You take care of the three. I will take care of the person who looks worse. I did for her all my care and love could do.  I put her in bed and there was such a beautiful smile on her face.She took hold of my hand and she said, “Thank you” and died.

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Mary, Mother of Jesus

By Doug Leonhardt, S.J.

While St. Ignatius was recovering from the cannon ball injury, he saw a vision of our Lady with the Holy Child. In this encounter, he received tremendous consolation and an experience of deep regret for the bad choices of his past life. This vision ignited in Ignatius a love of Mary that continued to deepen throughout his life.

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Three Holy Companions

By Doug Leonhardt, S.J.

St. Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556) lived a self-absorbed life for the first thirty years of his life. He compulsively sought fame, honor, riches, and making a good name for himself with women. He even got in trouble with the police. So, he might be the only saint with a police record. But his life was dramatically changed when he and others attempted to defend a Spanish fort against a much larger French force. 

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