Inigo came of age in Azpeitia, in northern Spain. The musical score was written by Filipino composer. Next, the host would need to purchase a site license to show the movie. Many individuals and groups have been very successful in utilizing the sponsored theatrical screenings of past Ignatius Press films to raise significant funds—thousands of dollars —for some very worthy causes, such as adoration chapels, crisis pregnancy centers, and various parish needs. As Loyola does with others throughout the film, he asks her to use her imagination — to see Jesus sitting in a chair in her room.
Saint Ignatius was put into a new coffin and reinterred in the new church. Ignatius of Loyola's name was changed is a known fact, but it cannot be said that it is widely known in the historiography of the saint—neither the characteristics of the names Iñigo and Ignacio nor the reasons for the change. The film stars , a Spanish actor who portrays the titular character in the film. We asked ourselves, what would it really be like to live as Iñigo, the runt of a brood of 13, born into nobility but without an inheritance, with all the pressures and expectations of the world weighing down on him? Jean Lacouture, Jesuits, A Multibiography, Washington, D. Ignatius Press is making the movie available for sponsored theatrical screenings by any Catholic organization. Although the film opened in U. Perhaps his military career had taught him the value of careful preparation.
Andreas draws from many traditions and styles of acting, but in many ways he himself is already Iñigo. The men became friends and Ignatius led them in his spiritual exercises. And that sequel will happen, I suspect, if enough people see this film. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U. It appears only twice with an initial I Ignatius in the sixty volumes of the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum.
This incredible film was produced by Jesuit Communications JesCom , the media branch of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. The band attempted to elect Ignatius as their first leader, but he declined, saying he had not lived a worthy life in his youth. Iñigo is extraordinarily proud, and it takes an extraordinary situation to break him down. Realizing he needed an education to help serve God, Ignatius returned to Spain and enlisted in a grammar school. In Spain, the Inquisition was responsible for ferreting out religious dissent and combating heresy. Among the cast not yet mentioned are the lovely Tacuara Casares as Princess Catalina, the able Javier Godino and Mario de la Rosa as Loyola kinsmen, the elegant Isabel Garcia Lorca as an early patron of Iñigo, Julio Perillán as the Dominican who defends Iñigo before the Inquisition, and Pepe Ocio as a comrade-in-arms, whose death haunts the future saint and propels him toward God. This prohibition induced Ignatius to leave his and Spain.
Without this training, it was likely that Ignatius could introduce heresy by way of conversation and misunderstanding. I wanted to put flesh on the bones of the myth, to let the audience feel the blood coursing through the veins of a real human being, flawed and confused. For several months he spent much of his time praying in a where he practiced rigorous , praying for seven hours a day, and formulating the fundamentals of his Spiritual Exercises. It is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the real man behind the legend. A modern and very human take on the story of St. San Ignacio de Loyola: Nueva biografía in Spanish.
Yes, your shipping confirmation e-mail will contain a tracking number. The color palette of the movie is rich and bright, as is the music by composer Ryan Cyabyab. Loyola left his mark on Rome. He lived on alms, and in 1528 and 1529 he went to Flanders to beg from Spanish merchants. He thought that his plan was confirmed by a vision of the Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus he experienced one night, which resulted in much consolation to him.
This movie has a great way of showing the action, not merely telling the audience about it. Ignatius of Loyola, , 2008. Pepe was born in Madrid and trained at the prestigious Juan Carlos Corazza. I found myself crying as Iñigo is forced to limp with a cane, when once he strutted proudly on his own two feet. In telling the story of St.
The Spiritual Exercises of St. After his inquisitions Ignatius traveled to Paris to continue his education. He spent time at a Benedictine monastery, a hospital, and then in the Holy Land. He was beatified by Pope Paul V on July 27, 1609 and canonized on March 12, 1622. How did the experience of making this film affect your Catholic faith? The Jesuits also perform many other important works around the globe. . We can't do it without you—America Media relies on generous support from our readers.
We had to contend with so many hurdles in so little time that, honestly, I consider it a genuine miracle that we survived. This was natural for a man who spent his youth as a soldier. He also gained a better understanding of God and God's plan for him. If you enjoyed learning more about the life of a Catholic saint, consider viewing some of the following films about other saints: Bernadette the young girl who saw Mary and changed her world, the story of a compassionate humble man Saint John Bosco: Mission To Love, Restless Heart: The Confessions of Augustine the story of one of the Church's first great men, and a story of the man who believed in miracles Saint Anthony: The Miracle Worker of Pauda. While he still lay bedridden, Ignatius began to read books, many about the lives of the saints. Hospitals in those days were run by religious orders, and the reading material available to bedridden patients tended to be selected from scripture or devotional literature. Ignatius will supply a beginning set of promotional materials, including posters and tickets.