Peter Faber SJ

Feast of St. Peter Faber

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yesterday we celebrated the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola. Tomorrow is the feast day of St. Peter Faber, one of Ignatius’s first companions. In his honor, enjoy this excerpt from The Quiet Companion [...]

Patron Saint for Business People

January 14, 2014 // 3 Comments

Chris Lowney, author of Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads, suggests that the recently canonized Peter Faber would be a good patron saint of business. He makes his argument in this article [...]

Mass at the Church of the Gesù

January 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at the Church of the Gesù in Rome on January 3, 2014, the titular feast of the Society of Jesus. This will also be a time for thanksgiving for the canonization of [...]

Saint Peter Faber, the Quiet Companion

December 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

Pope Francis and the Vatican have announced that Peter Faber, SJ, has been canonized. In celebration, Loyola Press is releasing The Quiet Companion, the authoritative biography about Peter Faber and [...]

Peter Faber Soon to Be Canonized

November 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Earlier this month, Paul Campbell, SJ, wrote about a favorite Jesuit of his who may not be familiar to some readers: Bl. Pierre Favre. Now the Vatican Insider reports that Pope Francis will likely [...]

Attend to the Smallest Things

September 26, 2011 // 3 Comments

Here’s some excellent practical wisdom from Saint Peter Faber, SJ: Seek grace for the smallest things, and you will also find grace to accomplish, to believe in, and to hope for the greatest [...]

Peter Faber: The Second Jesuit

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tuesday was the Feast of Peter Faber (Favre), SJ, sometimes called “the second Jesuit” because he was especially close to Ignatius when the order was getting started.  Peter was looking [...]

Doing Good and Praying Well

May 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Something to think about | It struck me then very clearly that one who seeks the spirit of God in good works will find it better in prayer later on than the one who seeks God first in prayer and then [...]

Prayer for Detachment

October 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

I beg of you, my Lord, to remove anything which separates me from you, and you from me. Remove anything that makes me unworthy of your sight, your control, your reprehension; of your speech and [...]