St. Aloysius Gonzaga

St. Aloysius de Gonzaga (1568 – 1591) was a brilliant Italian Jesuit who died while still a student in Rome after taking care of victims of a serious epidemic. He was beatified in 1605 and canonized in 1726.


The Devotion of St. Aloysius to His Guardian Angel

From Speculum Innocentiae: Sive Vita Angelici Juvenis B. Aloysii Gonzagae (The Mirror of Innocence: or The Life of the Angelic Youth, Aloysius Gonzaga) by Babriel Hevenesis (1717) The tender affection which Aloysius possessed for his guardian angel constantly increased as the holy youth advanced in age and maturity. Three times each and every day, he…