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The life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Company of Jesus

by Virgilio Cepari

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Published by P. F. Cunningham in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsThompson, Edward Healy, 1813-1891, ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4700.L75 C4 1867
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [iii]-xiv, 15-393 p.
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24910584M
LC Control Number35034416
OCLC/WorldCa2384442

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Saint of the Day for June 21 (March 9, – J ) Saint Aloysius Gonzaga’s Story. The Lord can make saints anywhere, even amid the brutality and license of Renaissance life. Florence was the “mother of piety” for Aloysius Gonzaga despite his exposure to a “society of fraud, dagger, poison, and lust.”. The more Aloysius saw of court life, the more disillusioned he became, seeking relief in learning about the lives of saints. A book about the experience of Jesuit missionaries in India suggested to him the idea of entering the Society of Jesus, and in Spain his decision became final. Now began a .

Beatified in and canonised in , Saint Aloysius Gonzaga is the patron saint of young students and of all Christian youth. Prayer to Saint Aloysius Gonzaga SJ. You, Aloysius, were born to wealth and privilege, Yet you remained untouched by both. You could have enjoyed a life of comfort, ease and power, But these were not for you. A typical statue of the St. Aloysius Gonzaga (See the description page) Guercino, The Vocation of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, circa (See the description page) St. Aloysius is some­times con­fused with St. Stan­is­laus Kost­ka (), shown here in a stained glass win­dow wear­ing a black cas­sock and cape and hold­ing the Christ Child.

St. Aloysius Gonzaga () was a young man who experienced his faith as something more important than the worldly concerns of life. He lived in Renaissance Italy, a time noted for its high cultural achievements and low moral standards. What are the prayers Jesus own prayed as a pious and active Jew in the synagogue and Temple? St. Maria Goretti and St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Who said, "Pray as you can, don't pray as you can't? After reading a book about Jesuit missionaries, I wanted to become a priest, but this made my father angry. I did serve as a page at the royal.


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Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Company of Jesus. Philadelphia, P.F. Aloysius was born in Castiglione, Italy. The first words St. Aloysius spoke were the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. He was destined for the military by his father (who was in service to Philip II), but by the age of 9 Aloysius had decided on a religious life, and made a vow of perpetual virginity.

The Life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Patron saint of Catholic Youth Saint Aloysius Gonzaga or Luigi Gonzaga, as he was baptized, was born on March 9,in the castle of Castiglione della Stivieri in Lombardy, Italy.

Dominic Savio, another Saint of the young, whom we have also written about in this book, and who was called another Aloysius, died on March 9th, only in.

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga’s Story. The Lord can make saints anywhere, even amid the brutality and license of Renaissance life.

Florence was the “mother of piety” The life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Aloysius Gonzaga despite his exposure to a “society of fraud, dagger, poison, and lust.” As a son of a princely family, he grew up in royal courts and army camps.

His father Author: Franciscan Media. Aloysius Gonzaga, (born March 9,Castiglione delle Stiviere, Republic of Venice [Italy]—died JRome; canonized ; feast day June 21), Italian Jesuit and patron saint of Roman Catholic youth. Aloysius was the eldest of seven children born to Ferrante Gonzaga, marchese di Castiglione.

Destined for a military career as a nobleman, he was educated at the ducal courts. Who was St. Aloysius Gonzaga. He is an Italian Jesuit saint of the 16th century. In when Father Joseph Cataldo, an Italian born Jesuit, founded Gonzaga College in Spokane, Washington, it seemed fitting to name the new school after his fellow Jesuit and fellow Italian, St.

Aloysius Gonzaga. Aloysius is the Latin form of Gonzaga's given name. Aloysius de Gonzaga (Italian: Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March – 21 June ) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of still a student at the Roman College, he died as a result of caring for the victims of a serious was beatified in and canonized in Get this from a library.

The life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Company of Jesus. [Virgilio Cepari]. Pious legend has it that Saint Aloysius's first words were the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, and his last word was the Holy Name of Jesus.

In his short life, he burned brightly for Christ, which is why Pope Benedict XIII named him the patron saint. Library Of Religious Biography Volume 1: The Life Of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Of The Society Of Jesus [you are here] Library Of Religious Biography Volume 2: The Life Of Marie Eustelle Harpain, The Sempstress Of Saint-Pallais, Called "The Angel Of The Eucharist.".

A statue of St. Aloysius Gonzaga carrying a plague victim in his arms is seen on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., in this undated photo. Born in to an aristocratic family in Italy, St. Aloysius was accepted into the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Rome in and died in while caring for the sick and dying of.

As such, we are bound by their strict code of ethics and standards - in other words, you can trust us to be reputable, knowledgeable professionals. June 21 is the Feast Day of one of the most misunderstood saints in the Catholic church: St.

Aloysius Gonzaga. A little history, then, may be in order to help us begin to understand this complex. Saint Aloysius was known to his family as Luigi, Aloysius being the Latinized version of his baptismal name.

He was the eldest of seven children born into an aristocratic family from Northern Italy. Kings and Queens and Cardinals and Princes ate at the family table, were family themselves, or were at least friends or acquaintances.

Yesterday, J was the feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Aloysius was born into a noble family in He was the oldest son of Ferrante Gonzaga, the Marquis of Castiglione. As the eldest son, he was heir apparent to receive the family titles and fortunes accumulated through several generations of the Gonzaga.

Aloysius Gonzaga, S.J. ( – ) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus. While still a student at the Roman College, he died as a result of caring for the victims of an epidemic. He was beatified inand canonized in In Pope Benedict declared Aloysius to be the patron saint of young s: 3.

A wonderful old book about the battle for chastity in an increasingly unchaste world is the timeless “The Difficult Commandment” () by C.C. Martindale, S.J. This section is one of my favorites: “Catholics have, besides Our Lady, a great patron for all that concerns purity: St. Aloysius Gonzaga.

One of the most remarkable facts. The Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga of the Society of Jesus by Rev. O'Connor, S.J., Imprimatur: Michael Augustine. This little book is dedicated to the young men and young women of America, as a short remembrance of that dear friend of God, the beautiful, the holy St.

Aloysius, who like us living on this earth, has, by his beautiful. Excerpt from Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Society of Jesus: Tercentenary Life Three hundred years St. Aloysius has lived in glory; young, yet venerable; for, not declining and fading years make Old age, not gray hair and wrinkled Visage, but s: 3.St.

Aloysius Gonzaga Aloysius Gonzaga (Luigi Gonzaga, ) gave up a privileged life and a princely inheritance to live the vows of religious life even to the point of contacting the plague because of his selfless care for people already sick with it.

He was the eldest son of the Marquis of Castiglione, and heir to the family title.Both Gonzaga University and St. Aloysius Church inherit their namesake from Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, the “Patron of Youth” and Catholic saint of enviable piety.

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga lived a rather brief but impactful life, one admired by followers of Catholicism to this day. Aloysius, known at the time as Luigi de Gonzaga, was born on March 9, to a family of Italian aristocracy.