Audacious Ignatius

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ISBN: 978-0-8294-5803-9
Paperback | 32 pages

Battle of Pamplona, May 20th, 1521

Ignatius of Loyola, a valiant soldier, is struck by a cannonball and gravely wounded. His military career is finished. Ignatius responds to this misfortune by listening for and responding to God's call. Follow him through his conversion, the development of the Spiritual Exercises, and the growth of the Society of Jesus. This playful rendition of the biography of St. Ignatius invites readers to encounter Ignatian spirituality and the wisdom of a Catholic spiritual master.


​"A lovely children's book."
James Martin, SJ, author of My Life with the Saints

"This beautiful and clever book makes you want to live with holy boldness."
Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ, author of The Freedom of Missing Out

Author Bio

Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell cares full-time for his young sons and writes in the service of lay formation. He taught in Uganda, Chicago, Boston, and Egypt, and studied theology at the University of Notre Dame and the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

Katie Broussard

Katie Broussard is the award-winning illustrator of The Examen Book, Audacious Ignatius, Sorin Starts a School, and I'm a Saint in the Making.

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