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Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga ...

by J. F. X. O"Conor

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Published in N.Y .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsBX4700.L75 O3
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p, 3 l.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24975666M
LC Control Number82056761

  On March 3, , Aloysius was diagnosed as suffering from the plague. No medical treatment could cure him. He lingered for three months, dying on J Aloysius Gonzaga was 23 years old. St. Aloysius’ response to the epidemic is the finest period of his life. In the sick, the helpless, the dying, he saw the crucified Christ.   I’ve recently completed a manuscript for an upcoming book on the saints of the Counter-Reformation. In the book I cover the lives and achievements of ten saints, but not strictly as a biographical tome for the reader to learn facts an appreciate a life (though, I definitely want that) but as a practical means of An Excellent Book on St. Aloysius Gonzaga is Finally Here Author: Shaun Mcafee.

Gonzaga Guidance “The Counsellors at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School will engage in an ongoing faith journey, ever deepening our relationship with Christ. We will strive to integrate our faith into our vocation and will constantly be aware of our counselling calling to ensure the Catholic character of the school. - Explore snowcow65's board "St Aloysius Gonzaga", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Saints, Catholic saints and Catholic pins.

Founded in , Gonzaga is a Catholic college preparatory school for boys in grades Drawing its inspiration from the spiritual vision of St. Ignatius Loyola and the apostolic and educational tradition of the Jesuits, we offer a values-oriented and academically challenging curriculum to young men of diverse backgrounds from all over the Washington area. During his life he had focused on doing what God wanted—serving and loving God and his neighbor. from Saints and Feast Days, by Sisters of Notre Dame of Chardon, Ohio Image credit: The Vocation of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga by Guercino,


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Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga .. by J. F. X. O"Conor Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.” As a son of a princely family, he grew up in royal courts and army camps.

His father Author: Franciscan Media. Father Maurice Meschler, S.J., lived in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His biography St. Aloysius Gonzaga: Patron of Christian Youth was published in by B. Herder Book Company, London.

The work was dedicated to???Mary Immaculate, Queen of Virgin Souls???, and was republished by TAN in /5(1). 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.

That is why this book and Gonzaga s life are so important for our times. We do not save the world by saving the world. We save the world by first attending to God in the time we are given.

This is the great lesson of the life of Aloysius Gonzaga." --James V. Schall, S. J., Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University5/5(5). Internet Archive BookReader Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Society of Jesus. 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.

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 Author: Bob & Penny Lord.

Aloysius Gonzaga was born Luigi Gonzaga on March 9, in Castiglione delle Stiviere, Northern Italy, between Brescia and Mantova. His father was a famous condottiere, a mercenary soldier. Saint Aloysius received military training, but his father also provided him with an excellent classical education, sending him and his brother Ridolfo.

Aloysius Gonzaga left his powerful family to become a Jesuit priest and died as a young man caring for plague victims. Aloysius Gonzaga was the firstborn in a powerful Italian noble family, one that was deeply involved in the ongoing business of dealing and double-dealing, treachery and betrayal that marked the political life of the time.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cepari, Virgilio. Life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga. New York: Benziger Brothers, (OCoLC)   Happy St. Aloysius Feast Day, dear Jesuits. I learned about St.

Aloysius from your book. Jim, even though the parish in my little home town was. Life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (Classic Reprint) by Cepari, Father Virgil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "During the last three centuries a multitude of biographies of S.

Aloysius have appeared; but they are all more or less drawn from the same source, and have lost some of the clearness and purity of the fountain head. This source is the classical life by Father Virgil Cepari of the Society of : 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 life and the fragrance of his virtues taught us that we, too, with the help of the God, who loves us, can keep from sin and even amid the whirl of evil around us.

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Free shipping for many products. 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. Saint Aloysius Gonzaga RC Church, Cheektowaga, New York.

likes. To proclaim the saving mission of Jesus Christ through word and sacrament to the people of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parish5/5(7). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Life of St.

Aloysius Gonzaga O'conor Xavier) at the best online prices at. Learn more about the History of Gonzaga University, St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Inthe Jesuit Superior of the Rocky Mountain Missions was an Italian priest, Fr.

Joseph Cataldo. He supervised the Jesuits working in the Pacific Northwest and the missions they had established across Montana, down into Idaho and across. 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. As the eldest son of an aristocratic family, Aloysius Gonzaga was in line to inherit his father’s title and lands. The violence and frivolity of Renaissance Italy shocked young Aloysius, and at an early age he began to adopt an ascetic lifestyle and dream of entering a religious order.

Over the objections of his family, he became a member of the Society of Jesus at the age of.Saint Aloysius Gonzaga () was a prince of the Holy Roman Empire who renounced his titles and wealth to serve God and the Church as a member of the Society of Jesus.

While he lived a short life and is honored as the patron saint of youth, Saint Aloysius invites all Christians to reflect on how they are living their unique vocations to Price: $Life of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, of the Society of Jesus. New York: St.

Francis Xavier's College, (OCoLC) Named Person: Luigi Gonzaga, Saint; Luigi Gonzaga, Saint: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J F X O'Conor.