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But we have yet to reach the full measure of the stature of Christ. we let ourselves be burdened by earthly sorrow, we are distracted by the excitement of the moment, and our spiritual growth is hampered by our attachment to the things of this world.
Fervently we should repeat that plea of Holy Mother the Church.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and e » Enjoy our Liturgical Seasons series of e-books! Ignatius Loyola was laying the foundations of the Jesuit Order. He was born at Nijmegen, Holland, in 1521, and his father was an instructor to princes in the court of the duke of Lorraine. Peter Canisius was part of a movement for religious reform as a very young man and in 1543, after attending a retreat given by Blessed Peter Favre, joined the Jesuits and was the eighth professed member of the Society of Jesus.
After studying the arts, civil law and theology, St. He worked first in the city of Cologne, becoming a spokesman for the Catholic party.
The period of rule by the Piast dynasty between the 10th and 14th centuries is the first major stage of the history of the Polish nation.
The dynasty was founded by a series of dukes listed by the chronicler Gallus Anonymous in the early 12th century: (Siemowit, Lestek and Siemomysł.
The first Piast monarchy collapsed with the death of Mieszko II Lambert in 1034, followed by its restoration under Casimir I in 1042.
In the process, the royal dignity for Polish rulers was forfeited, and the state reverted to the status of a duchy.
Mieszko's son Bolesław I the Brave established a Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Gniezno, pursued territorial conquests and was officially crowned in 1025 as the first king of Poland.
Peter joined the Jesuit Order and was ordained a priest in 1546. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is the feast of St. He became a consultor to the cardinal of Augsburg at the Council of Trent and in 1547 was called by St. He was sent to Sicily to teach, then, after his solemn profession in Rome, was sent back to Germany as the first superior of the German province of the Jesuits.
He is noted especially for the following services to the Church: he defended the Catholic faith against the Protestants; by preaching, writing, founding colleges and seminaries, he caused Catholic life to flourish; he rendered invaluable services to the ecumenical Council of Trent; he wrote many Catechisms which were translated into twelve languages in his own life time. Peter next began to restore and found colleges, first in Vienna and Prague, and then in Munich, Innsbruck, and throughout northern Germany.
The consolidation in the 14th century laid the base for the new powerful kingdom of Poland that was to follow.
Important early stages in the history of the Polish state and church took place on the island of Ostrów Tumski. "people of the fields") in what is now Greater Poland gave rise to a tribal predecessor of the Polish state in the early part of the 10th century, with the Polans settling in the flatlands around the emerging strongholds of Giecz, Poznań, Gniezno and Ostrów Lednicki.