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Encyclopedia > Madonna della Strada

Madonna Della Strada, patroness of the Society of Jesus and revered by Jesuits throughout the world. From the Italian for Our Lady of the Way, St. Ignatius Loyola believed that Madonna Della Strada protected him in battle during his soldier years. She is the inspiration for the creation of the Jesuit order. A famous painting of Madonna Della Strada from the 15th century is enshrined at the Chapel of the Jesu, Mother Church of all Jesuits, in Rome. The Society of Jesus — also known by its Latin name Societas Iesu or its English variant Jesuit Order — is a Christian religious order of the Roman Catholic Church in direct service to the Pope. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Ignatius of Loyola Saint Ignatius of Loyola (December 24, 1491? – July 31, 1556), baptized Íñigo López de Loyola, was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order commonly known as the Jesuits that was established to strengthen the Church, initially against Protestantism. ... Location within Italy The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin: Roma) is the capital city of Italy and of its Latium region. ...


Madonna Della Strada Chapel

Madonna Della Strada is the chapel church of the Jesuit Province of Chicago.

Madonna Della Strada is the namesake of the chapel motherchurch of the Jesuit Province of Chicago (one of the largest Jesuit provinces) and sits on the campus of Loyola University Chicago in the community of Rogers Park. It was built on the lakefront with the waters of Lake Michigan directly at its front doorstep. Historical restoration and renovation was initiated in the spring and completed in the fall of 2004. This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... A chapel is a church other than a parish church, often attached to a larger institution such as a college, a hospital, a palace, or a prison. ... A motherchurch or mother church in Christianity is used in three forms. ... Loyola University, formally Loyola University Chicago, is a private co-educational, religious-affiliated university established in Chicago, Illinois in 1869 as Saint Ignatius College. ... Rogers Park is the northernmost neighborhood community of Chicago, Illinois, USA, bordering the City of Evanston. ... Sunset on Lake Michigan A different sunset on the lake. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Several chapel churches in Latin America were named after the chapel church in Chicago, as a tribute to Loyola University Chicago Jesuit and student missionaries. Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ...


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Madonna Della Strada is the chapel church of the Jesuit Province of Chicago.
A famous painting of Madonna Della Strada from the 15th century is enshrined at the Church of the Gesu in Rome, motherchurch of the Society of Jesus.
Madonna Della Strada is the namesake of the chapel motherchurch of the Jesuit Province of Chicago (one of the largest Jesuit provinces) and sits on the campus of Loyola University Chicago in the community of Rogers Park.
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