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  • July 31: St. Ignatius Loyola, Knight of Mary

    Today the Church commemorates the glorious Knight-founder of the Jesuit Order, St. Ignatius Loyola. “In the year 1521 a cannon ball fractured the left leg of Captain Ignatius Loyola, the future founder of the Jesuits. While he was convalescing, Ignatius read about Christ and His saints and thus turned wholly to God. He then undertook to equip himself for Christ’s…