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Series Spain Pilgrimage

Spain Pilgrimage

Series of Jesuit Faculty & Staff Reflections on their 2014 Spain Pilgrimage

The following post by Mr. Stephen Pitts, SJ concludes a series of faculty and staff reflections from their summer travels in Spain through sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. Yesterday throughout the world Jesuits celebrated the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola. St. Ignatius died on July 31, 1556, so after his canonization, the Church placed his feast on...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Mr. Paul Kolker '03 is the thirteenth in a series of their reflections. "Crunch, crunch, crunch," came the familiar refrain from the mixture of dirt, rocks, and loose gravel underneath my dust...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Ms. Madeline Maggard is the twelfth in a series of their reflections. When I began my journey months ago preparing organizationally and financially for this pilgrimage, I was busy "packing" my backpack full of...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Mr. Stephen Pitts, SJ is the eleventh in a series of their reflections. This afternoon we arrived in Montserrat. The name literally means serrated mountain, and the unique shape really stands out. From...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Mr. David Berend is the tenth in a series of their reflections. Greetings from the Finance office rep in Spain! Our hostel last night in Cervera was operated by nuns. Part of their...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Mr. Austin Nevitt is the ninth in a series of their reflections. Over the past two days we have walked through two very different landscapes. On Sunday we walked 24 km from...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Ms. Tricia Watson is the eighth in a series of their reflections. Today we traveled from Lleida to Palau. Every walk before this has been in cool weather, with gorgeous views, and...
This Summer, nine members of our faculty and staff are walking a route in Spain with sites related to the life of St. Ignatius. The following post by Mr. Matt Duross ’05 is the seventh in a series of their reflections. Saint Ignatius suffered a traumatic leg injury in Pamplona when a cannonball struck his leg during a battle. I can't imagine the...

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