Imaging Jesuit Sanctity

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Imaging Jesuit Sanctity: A conference engaging with the 400th anniversary of the canonization of the first Saints

Imaging Jesuit Sanctity


11-12 March 2022

Imaging Jesuit Sanctity

A conference engaging with the 400th anniversary of the canonization of the first Saints

Friday, March 1, 2022 (all times EST)

10:30am – 10:45am Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Thomas Worcester, S.J. & Alison Fleming, conference organizers

10:45am – 1215pm Keynote Address by Pamela M. Jones (Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Boston): Framing Sainthood in 1622: Teresa of Avila, Ignatius Loyola, and Francis Xavier

~~1215pm – 1:30pm lunch break~~

1:30pm – 3:45pm Panel 7

Thomas Santa Maria (Yale University): Canonizing the Catholic Reformation Religious Order: Ignatius of Loyola and Philip Neri as ‘Founder’ Saints

Rachel Miller (California State University, Sacramento): From Caretaker of Lepers to Miraculous Plague Saint: Early Modern Disease and the Image of St. Francis Xavier

Alison Fleming (Winston-Salem State University): Modeling Miracles: The Visual Creation of Ignatius of Loyola’s “Vision at La Storta” in the early 77th century

Saturday, March 12, 2022 (all times EST)

10:00am – 77:lSam Panel 2

Jonathan E. Greenwood (University of Zurich): Miracles in Print: A Broadsheet, a Book, and the Cult of Ignatius of Loyola between Bavaria and Rome

Grace Harpster (Georgia State University): Resemblance and the Jesuit Portrait: True Effigies, Disguised Saints, and Holy Likenesses

~~11:15am – 11:30am break~~

11.30am – 12:45pm Panel 3

Andre Brouillette, S.J. (Boston College): St. Teresa of Avila and the challenge of shaping female holiness

Mary Dunn (St. Louis University): Lives in Translation: Colonial Saints and their Jesuit Hagiographers in Early Modern New France

~~12:45pm – 1:45pm lunch break~~

1:45pm – 3:00pm Panel 4

Michael Knox, S.J. (Shrine of the Canadian Martyrs): ‘Love is stronger than death .. .’: The Mystical Landscape of St. Jean de Brebeuf

Daniel Macleod (St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba): John Ogilvie, Glasgow, and the Path to Sanctity in Early Modern Scotland –3.00pm – 315pm break-¬

3:15pm – 4:30pm Roundtable Discussion

Megan Armstrong, McMaster University
Emanuele Colombo, DePaul University
Ruth Noyes, National Museum of Denmark
Nicholas Terpstra, University of Toronto
Alison Fleming, Winston-Salem State University
Thomas Worcester, S.J., Regis College

4:30pm – 4:45pm

Concluding Remarks

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