JESUITICA: The other Ignatius

June 9, 2009 in General, News

ignatius_01.jpgChallenged by a Paris theologian to a game of billiards, Ignatius Loyola said: “Fine, provided the winner can name a forfeit.” He won, and as a forfeit led the doctor through the Spiritual Exercises for thirty days. Another time he performed a Spanish dance to cheer up a depressed friend. And according to his friend Nadal, he could not pass a cat without stroking it.