31 July – Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar 

Pictorial Lives of the Saints 

La vie des saints 

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

An Alphabet of Saints by Robert Hugh Benson, Reginald Balfour, and Charles Ritchie.

Stories of the Saints for Children [First Series] by Mary Seymour.

Legends of the Blessed Sacrament Gathered from the History of the Church and the Lives of the Saints by Emily Mary Shapcote.

Legends of the Blessed Virgin by Jacques-Albin-Simon Collin de Plancy.

Memorials of the Blessed: A Series of Short Lives of the Saints by Charles B. Fairbanks.

Cathedral Basic Readers

“To Saint Ignatius” by Matthew Russell.

Writings by Saint Ignatius

Documenta Catholica Omnia 

The Autobiography of Saint Ignatius 

The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius 

Letters and Instructions of Saint Ignatius Volume I  

St. Ignatius Writes to His Brethren: Fifty Selected Letters and Instructions of St. Ignatius Loyola 

A Thought from Saint Ignatius for Each Day of the Year 

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade 

Vatican Founder Statue

Painted Wood Sculpture of ca. 1610 

The Church of Il Gesù in Rome, especially the Chapel of Saint Ignatius (Smarthistory)

The Miracles of Saint Ignatius by Peter Paul Rubens (prepratory drawing)

Vision of Saint Ignatius 

Appearance of Christ to Saint Ignatius 

Saint Ignatius at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.


Prayer to Saint Ignatius  

Prayer to Saint Ignatius 

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

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