Ignatius the Soldier

A reader has sent in this image of St Ignatius of Loyola spearing a heretic. Where’s that picture of me with big stick?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07402533227166779275 Richard Ballard

    Yes, but consider the splatters. Just think how messy and stained that would make your vestments!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08353696433987975754 Karen

    He could keep the vestments clean by donning a clear rain poncho over them. :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06624317806947588259 Rachel Gray

    I'm going to be very respectful at Mass from now on. :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15654759332682745087 Stella Oriens

    I am months late, but wouldn't it be more correct to describe this as St Ignatius spearing a personification of heresy, rather than one of heresy's slaves?I've had this "debate" with some of the older (polyester) Dominican nuns here in Sydney, who recoil in horror at the older images of St Dominic "trampling heretics".


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