Posted on Jul 31, 2009 in Homilies
Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola
July 31, 2009 – 12:05 & 6:30 p.m. Masses
Old St. Joseph’s Church, Philadelphia
Fr. Daniel M. Ruff, S.J., Pastor
The first thing to stress about St. Ignatius of Loyola is that most of his pictures don’t do him justice. To me, at least, they always make him look cool, calculating, cerebral – a bit intimidating. That may fit a popular stereotype for Jesuits, but it doesn’t do justice to the passionate little man whose greatest mystical gift was the gift of tears. Anyway, I’ve brought my own personal favorite image, and I...