- SaintIgnatius Theophorus, a.d. c40–107?, bishop of Antioch and Apostolic Father.
- SaintNicetas, a.d. 799?–878, patriarch of Constantinople 846–858, 867–878.
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So I think that it is something that would make Saint Ignatius Loyola very happy.A Prominent Jesuit Talks About the Order’s First Pope
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Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier were the founders of these sects.Old Mackinaw
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Ignatius answered that it was true that he had given them to a beggar.
When Ignatius had been in prison forty-two days, the women returned.
He wrote to Ignatius, "I wish this bishopric to be given to one of the Society."
When he had touched the wounds with his hand, Ignatius departed alone.
- Saint, surnamed Theophorus. died ?110 ad, bishop of Antioch. His seven letters, written on his way to his martyrdom in Rome, give valuable insight into the early Christian Church. Feast day: Oct 17 or Dec 17 or 20
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Word Origin and History for ignatius
masc. proper name, from Latin Ignatius, collateral form of Egnatius.
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