St. Ignatius

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THE SPIRITUAL EXERCISES OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA TRANSLATED FROM THE AUTOGRAPH BY FATHER ELDER MULLAN, S.J.

We have read everything compiled in the volume: it has greatly pleased us and seemed remarkably conducive to the salvation of souls.
The Cardinal of Burgos

We grant leave to print the work; it is worthy of all praise and very profitable to the Christian profession.
PHILIP, Vicar.

As the Christian religion cannot long subsist without some spiritual exercises and meditations — for the Psalmist says: In my meditation a fire flames out — I think none more appropriate than these, which undoubtedly have had their source in the study of the Scriptures and in long experience.
Fr. Aegidius Foscararius, Master of the Sacred Palace

Complete Table of Contents
Title Page
PREFACE
FIRST WEEK
SECOND WEEK
THIRD WEEK
FOURTH WEEK
CONTEMPLATION TO GAIN LOVE
THREE METHODS OF PRAYER
THE MYSTERIES OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST OUR LORD
Rules for Perceiving the Movements Caused in the Soul
Rules for the Discernment of Spirits
Rules for Distributing Alms
Notes on the Scruples and Persuasions of our Enemy
Rules to have the True Sentiment in the Church

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