A.M.D.G

Title

A.M.D.G

Subject

Canon Missale

Description

Those four letters are packed with meaning and inspiration. It's an abbreviation of the Latin phrase Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, which means “For the greater glory of God.”

The phrase serves as the motto for the Society of Jesus, the order of priests that founded Loyola. St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits,

Source

St. Norbert College, Norbertine Studies Center

Publisher

Frattres Abbatiae Westmallensis Ordinis Cisterciensis in Belgio

Date

1889

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License

Relation

1. Gassner, Jerome. The Canon of the Mass: Its History, Theology, and Art. St. Louis: B. Herder Book, 1949. Print.

2. King, Archdale A. Liturgies of the Religious Orders. London: Longmans, Green, 1955. Print.

3. "Catholic Symbols." CATHOLIC SAINTS. Web. 28 Apr. 2012. <http://www.catholic-saints.info/catholic-symbols/index.htm>

4. "Canon of the Mass." CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA:. Web. 28 Apr. 2012. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03255c.htm>.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

Latin

Type

Image

Coverage

De Pere .......... (inhabited place)
(World, North and Central America, United States, Wisconsin, Brown county) [2121048]

Files

w_detail_amdg_Ad maiorem Dei gloriam_.JPG

Citation

“A.M.D.G,” Canon Missale, accessed October 17, 2018, https://tot12snj1.omeka.net/items/show/39.