Saint Ignatius of Loyola

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unknown after Pierre Le Gros the Younger, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, 19th-century copy after 1698 original, silver, Chiesa del Gesù, Roma

Ignatius (originally called Iñigo) learned of Christ and the saints while convalescing as a soldier, and decided to devote his life to religon, taking a pilgrimage and eventually becoming a preacher.  In 1540 he formed the Society of Jesus, whose members are called Jesuits.