English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

21st June 
 - Saint Aloysius Gonzago - Independent Catholic News

21st June 
 - Saint Aloysius Gonzago - Independent Catholic News: Seminarian. Patron of youth. Born in 1568, Aloysius was a son of the Marquis of Castignlione. His mother was lady-in-waiting to the Queen of Spain. His parents wanted him to be a solder and as a young boy he used to take part in military parades. Once he set off a cannon without permission. Aloysius became a page in the court, but during a long illness he began to pray and read the lives of the saints. To his parents' indignation, he then announced to

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