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Loyola, St. Ignatius
Arms: Parted per pale, dexter bendy or and gules, sinister between two wolves rampant combatant a cauldron pendant from a chain all sable

SOURCE/NOTES & CREDITS: Arms image for background and text is from the Wikipedia article and the blazon is from John Hamilton Gaylor for which we thank him.

St. Ignatius Loyola was born on 24 Dec 1491 to a noble Spanish family whose Castle of Loyola was in the Basque province of Guipúzcoa, Spain, he was a soldier first before becoming a religious.

St. Ignatius Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus and compiler & formulator of the “Spiritual Exercises”. As a saint he is styled a Confessor. One of his closest associates and followers was St. Francis Xavier.

St. Ignatius was beatified 27 Jul 1609 by Pope Paul V and Canonized on 12 Mar 1622 by Pope Gregory XV. His feast day is 31 July.

The artwork is an interpretation of John Hamilton Gaylor

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