September 2021 archive of Ignatian Threads

September 2021 archive of Ignatian Threads

Final note of St. Peter Faber

Posted by Hilda Walter on 9/27/21

September 26

Peter Faber experienced a mobile ministry in the Society of Jesus. He spent two years in Portugal and Spain, helping to establish the Society of Jesus. He lived as a pilgrim, traveling with few possessions. In each place where he was missioned, he undertook spiritual direction and gave ... Read More »

Peter Faber - Spiritual Infuence

Posted by Hilda Walter on 9/20/21

September 19

Peter Faber was from the French region of Savoy, born into a family of shepherds, unable to afford any formal education.  Knowing Peter’s desire to study for the priesthood, his parents sent 10-year-old Peter to a small school sponsored by their parish priest.  He entered the University of Paris ... Read More »

Early Jesuit history

Posted by Hilda Walter on 9/15/21

September 12

Peter Faber was the first man recruited by Ignatius of Loyola to be a Jesuit.  Others had joined Ignatius, but had fallen away.  Peter Faber was the first among the “First Fathers” who stayed.  He was the first Jesuit saint canonized by the first Jesuit Pope.  On ... Read More »

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