“The Spiritual Exercises” of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Translated from the Autograph

By Father Elder Mullan, S.J., 1914.

Note: This translation by Fr. Mullan is in the public domain.


Table of Contents

Approbation of the Latin Text

Preface

General Note

Prayer of Father Diertins

Annotations

Presupposition


FIRST WEEK

Principle and Foundation
Particular and Daily Examen
General Examen
General Confession with Communion
Meditation on the First, the Second, and the Third Sin
Meditation on Sins
First Repetition
   Second Repetition
   Meditation on Hell
Note

Additions


SECOND WEEK

The Call of the Temporal King
First Day
The Incarnation
The Nativity
Second Day
Third Day
Preamble to Consider States
Fourth Day
Two Standards
Three Pairs of Men
Fifth Day
Sixth — Tenth Day
Eleventh — Twelfth Day
Three Manners of Humility
Prelude for Making Election
Matter of Election
Times for Making Election
   First Time
   Second Time
   Third Time
     First Way
     Second Way
To Amend and Reform one’s own Life and State


THIRD WEEK

First Contemplation
Second Contemplation
Second — Fourth Day
Fifth — Seventh Day
Eating


FOURTH WEEK

First Contemplation


CONTEMPLATION TO GAIN LOVE


THREE METHODS OF PRAYER

First Method
Second Method
Third Method


MYSTERIES OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST OUR LORD

OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LADY
OF THE VISITATION OF OUR LADY TO ELIZABETH
OF THE BIRTH OF CHRIST OUR LORD
OF THE SHEPHERDS
OF THE CIRCUMCISION
OF THE THREE MAGI KINGS
OF THE PURIFICATION OF OUR LADY AND PRESENTATION OF THE CHILD JESUS
OF THE FLIGHT TO EGYPT
OF HOW CHRIST OUR LORD RETURNED FROM EGYPT
OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST OUR LORD FROM TWELVE TO THIRTY YEARS
OF THE COMING OF CHRIST TO THE TEMPLE WHEN HE WAS OF THE AGE OF TWELVE YEARS
OF HOW CHRIST WAS BAPTIZED
OF HOW CHRIST WAS TEMPTED
OF THE CALL OF THE APOSTLES
OF THE FIRST MIRACLE PERFORMED AT THE MARRIAGE OF CANA, GALILEE
OF HOW CHRIST CAST OUT OF THE TEMPLE THOSE WHO WERE SELLING
OF THE SERMON WHICH CHRIST MADE ON THE MOUNT
OF HOW CHRIST OUR LORD MADE THE TEMPEST OF THE SEA BE CALM
OF HOW CHRIST WALKED ON THE SEA
OF HOW THE APOSTLES WERE SENT TO PREACH
OF THE CONVERSION OF MAGDALEN
OF HOW CHRIST OUR LORD GAVE TO EAT FIVE THOUSAND MEN
OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF CHRIST
OF THE RESURRECTION OF LAZARUS
OF THE SUPPER AT BETHANY
PALM SUNDAY
OF THE PREACHING IN THE TEMPLE
OF THE SUPPER
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE SUPPER TO THE GARDEN, INCLUSIVE
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE GARDEN TO THE HOUSE OF ANNAS, INCLUSIVE
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE HOUSE OF ANNAS TO THE HOUSE OF CAIPHAS, INCLUSIVE
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE HOUSE
OF CAIPHAS TO THAT OF PILATE, INCLUSIVE
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE HOUSE
OF PILATE TO THAT OF HEROD
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE HOUSE
OF HEROD TO THAT OF PILATE
OF THE MYSTERIES DONE FROM THE HOUSE
OF PILATE TO THE CROSS, INCLUSIVE
OF THE MYSTERIES ON THE CROSS
OF THE MYSTERIES FROM THE CROSS TO THE SEPULCHRE, INCLUSIVE lbidem.
OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST OUR LORD
OF HIS FIRST APPARITION
OF THE SECOND APPARITION
OF THE THIRD APPARITION
OF THE FOURTH APPARITION
OF THE FIFTH APPARITION
OF THE SIXTH APPARITION
THE SEVENTH APPARITION
OF THE EIGHTH APPARITION
OF THE NINTH APPARITION
OF THE TENTH APPARITION
OF THE ELEVENTH APPARITION
OF THE TWELFTH APPARITION
OF THE THIRTEENTH APPARITION


RULES

Rules for Perceiving the Movements Caused in the Soul
First Week

   Second Week
Rules for Distributing Alms
Notes on Scruples and Persuasions of the Enemy
Rules to have the True Sentiment in the Church


Additional Material:

Companion to The Spiritual Exercises for daily use: Probing the Depths: Ignatian Lessons and Meditations Arranged According to the Liturgical Year. Available from My Catholic Life!


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