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Jesus: A name St. Ignatius Carried in His Heart

The titular feast of the Society of Jesus, celebrated on 3rd January, is one of three solemnities in the Society; the other two are the feasts of St Ignatius and St Joseph. The importance the first fathers gave to the name of Jesus is clear from the words of St Francis Xavier, who wrote in a letter from Goa, “If I were ever to forget you, O Society of the name of Jesus, let my right hand be forgotten.” 

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The author is doing his undergraduate studies in St. Joseph’s College (autonomous), Bangalore.