Through maps, 360-degree photographs, audio and text meditations, users can visit each of the transformational stops on Ignatius’ journey, pause in wonder and let those places speak to them as they did to St. Ignatius 500 years ago.
Having an app means that you can make a pilgrimage from any part of the world. Of course, it also means that, if you are lucky enough to be able to travel, you also get the benefit of on-site guidance for each of the 44 places covered.
“Ignatius’ story of conversion can impact all of us” – says Fr. Arturo Sosa, the General Superior of the Society of Jesus. “It is my hope that the app helps people find inspiration and that it can renew their relationships. Through this app we desire to show the way to God for so many who are searching for God today, hungry for meaning and liberation and a different way to live”.
The transformation of St. Ignatius of Loyola from sinner to Saint was a long one. It was an adventure in spiritual searching. Ignatius struggled, fought, dreamed, and eventually reached deep places within himself. He discovered the ability to also reach out heal others.
Now anybody with a mobile device can experience that same journey.