The Importance of the Ignatian Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) are a universally acknowledged masterpiece of the spiritual combat. The Popes Since Pope Paul III approved the book in 1548, most if not all Popes have spoken out favorably about the Exercises. Pope Pius XI speaks about them in two Encyclicals: […]Read more »

Why Catholics Should Visit Rome

“Station at the Twelve Apostles” is what you will read in your missal for the Mass for Easter Thursday.  Before a Catholic visits Rome, these references to where the Holy Father would traditionally celebrate Mass on a given day seem misty and obscure.  “I wonder what the Church of the […]Read more »