Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola

July 31, 2020 – Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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Ignatius was a true mystic. He centered his spiritual life on the essential foundations of Christianity—the Trinity, Christ, the Eucharist. His spirituality is expressed in the Jesuit motto, Ad majorem Dei gloriam—“for the greater glory of God.”

On his feast day, let’s pray St. Ignatius’ prayer for generosity

Prayer for Generosity

Lord, teach me to be generous.
Teach me to serve you as you deserve;
to give and not to count the cost,
to fight and not to heed the wounds,
to toil and not to seek for rest,
to labor and not to ask for reward,
save that of knowing that I do your will.

Amen

Source: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-ignatius-of-loyola/

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