Jesuit Word of the Day

I.H.S
Abbreviation of the name of JESUS.  The official Seal of the Society, used by St. Ignatius of Loyola, often with one star on the top, two stars below, and a crescent moon between the two stars.   IHS: In Greek, the first three letters of the name of Jesus — Iota, Eta, Sigma.

Source: Jesuit Dictionary, by Peter Schineller, SJ

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s