If you are planning a trip to Rome, a visit to the Papal Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore is a must. This grand basilica, which is dedicated to Our Lady, will leave her mark on you: the gold ceiling which stretches far above one’s head, hearkens to a world beyond our reach where the Queen reigns in majesty beside her…
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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…