Tuesday Five: St. Ignatius Books

July 31, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Book Reviews, prayer

I’m sure you heard of the Jesuits. I’m sure you’ve heard of St. Ignatius.

But did you know that he was the youngest of 13 children (yay for the babies of the family!), or that he loved chestnuts? 

Here are five books to check out today on his feast day. Learn about his spiritual exercise. Read about God’s Divine Providence. Indulge in the life of one of his followers. 

20% off in honor of St. Ignatius of Loyola 

Offer ends Tuesday July 31st, 2012 at 12:00 midnight EST.
These prices are available online only through Ignatius.com

Abandonment to Divine Providence
Jean-Pierre de Caussade, S.J.
This special volume of the famous spiritual treatise also includes the many insightful letters of Father de Caussade on the practice of self-abandonment. These numerous letters provide a great additional source of wisdom and practical guidance for how to grow in abandonment and to deepen our union with God in our daily lives.
Regular price: $19.95, sale price: $15.96


A Retreat for Lay People
Fr. Ronald Knox
Ronald Knox was a deft apologist and it is in his sermons and retreat conferences that we meet Ronald Knox the spiritual guide. A Retreat for Lay People brings together a collection of his conferences preached over a period of fifteen years.
Regular price: $16.95, sale price: $13.56



Saint Isaac and the Indians
Milton Lomask
This is the inspiring story of Saint Isaac’s enslavement by the Mohawks, his daring escape, and finally, his death as a martyr for the Faith.
Regular price: $9.95, sale price: $7.96


Saint Ignatius and the Company of Jesus
August Derleth
This Vision book for youth 9 – 15 years old tells the exciting, dramatic story of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the order he founded, the Society of Jesus.
Regular price: $9.95, sale price: $7.96


A great gift for a Goddaughter/Godson, a friend’s child, a niece or nephew, etc.

Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
These “exercises for the soul” lead the follower of Christ from self will and excessive attachment into the freedom of the sons of God: freedom to know and do the will of God. Under the guidance of Fr. Raymond Gawronski, S.J., the viewers of this 13 part series can make the actual Ignatian retreat, covering all the major points of the Spiritual Exercises.
Regular price: $29.95, sale price: $23.96



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