This is the fifth in our series of 'Gift of...' books tracing the life and spiritual legacy of saints and mystics.
The Gift of Ignatius of Loyola
follows on from similar successful books on Benedict, Francis, Julian of Norwich and Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop. Each book is beautifully illustrated by Lynne Muir, one of Australia's leading illustrators and calligraphers.
In The Gift of Ignatius of Loyola Jesuit Tom O’Hara traces the story of Ignatius' life. His search for spirituality and a new understanding of the mysteries of faith, his movement from personal asceticism to a close involvement with like-minded spiritual persons and his founding of the Jesuit Order. Fr O'Hara provides clear insights into Ignatius' of the Spiritual Exercises and the Society's missionary role today.
'The joy of his faithful followers must bring a smile to the face of Ignatius as he notices that his unique combination of head and heart has indeed been a gift to all.'
- Tom O'Hara