Day Five: Manresa

Video excerpts for each site were recorded in 2015 Our day began in Montserrat as we learned more about the struggles, intense prayer, and torment that Ignatius endured in his time at Manresa. Later we made our way down from Montserrat to Manresa in order to visit the...

Day Three: Javier

Video excerpts for each site were recorded in 2015 This morning we left Bilbao and headed to the Castle of Xavier (Javier) in Navarre. Dating back to the 10th century, the castle was the birthplace and childhood home of Saint Francis Xavier, who was a classmate and...

Day One: Loyola

Video excerpts for each site were recorded in 2015 Today we visited the large and impressive Sanctuary (or Basilica) of Loyola in the municipality of Azpeitia, including the actual castle tower in which St. Ignatius was born and where he grew up. Ignatius was born in...