The Life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

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  • Dec 24, 1491

    Saint Ignatius is born

    Saint Ignatius is born
    Saint Ignatius of Loyola is born in the Basque region of Spain as Inigo Lopez. Saint Ignatius was born in 1491, the year before Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus sails the ocean.

    Christopher Columbus sails the ocean.
    Christopher Columbus departed from Palos de la Frontera with the Pinta, the Niña, and the Santa María
  • Feb 24, 1500

    Charles V is born

    Charles V, king of Spain, was born in Ghent, Belgium.
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Leonardo da Vinci starts the Mona Lisa

  • Nov 10, 1506

    Saint Ignatius becomes a soldier

    Saint Ignatius becomes a soldier
  • May 20, 1521

    Ignatius is hit by a cannon ball

    Ignatius is hit by a cannon ball
    Saint Ignatius is hit by a cannon ball in the legs while in battle at the Battle on Pamplona. He injured one of his legs and broke the other one.
  • Mar 25, 1522

    Saint Ignatius travels to Santa Maria de Montserrat where he stays in a cave for months

    Saint Ignatius experienced a vision of the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus while at the shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat.
  • Sep 3, 1523

    Saint Ignatius arrives at the Holy Land

    Saint Ignatius has to leave on Setpember 23, 1523
  • Jan 1, 1528

    Saint ignatius travels to Paris to learn at the great University of Paris

  • Sep 7, 1533

    Queen Elizabeth I of England is born

  • Aug 15, 1534

    Saint Ignatius 'vows'

    Saint Ignatius and his six followers go to the crypt of the Church of Our Lady of the Martyrs, at Montmartre, and took vows of lifelong work.
  • Dec 25, 1538

    Ignatius has his first mass

    Saint Ignatius cries at his first mass on Christmas.
  • Sep 27, 1540

    The Society of Jesus was formed

    Pope Paul III approved the Society of Jesus.
  • Jan 1, 1548

    The Spiritual Exercises were approved

    The Spiritual Exercises were printed. Saint Ignatius was brought before the Roman Inquisition, but was released. The Spiritual Exercises were approved by Pope Paul III.
  • Jul 31, 1556

    Saint Ignatius died

    Saint Ignatius dies of a type of malaria called Roman Fever.
  • Period:
    Dec 24, 1491
    to
    Jul 31, 1556

    The Life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola