Definition of Ignatius Loyola, St. in English:

Ignatius Loyola, St.

Pronunciation /sānt iɡˈnāSH(ē)əs loiˈōlə/ /seɪnt ɪɡˈneɪʃ(i)əs loɪˈoʊlə/

proper noun

  • (1491–1556), Spanish theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuit order). His Spiritual Exercises (1548), an ordered program of meditation, is still used in Jesuit training programs. Feast day, July 31.