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The vocation of Aloysius Gonzaga

C. C. Martindale

The vocation of Aloysius Gonzaga

by C. C. Martindale

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Published by Sheed & Ward in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gonzaga, Luigi, -- Saint, -- 1568-1591

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby C.C. Martindale.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22918254M
    OCLC/WorldCa10425470

    Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, S.J.: With an Undivided Heart quantity his powerful story invites all Christians to reflect on how they are living their unique vocation and commitment to a life of witness and discipleship. Using Aloysius's own letters, spiritual reflections, and other documents, this book offers unparalleled insights into his. Saint Aloysius Gonzaga () was an Italian nobleman who lived during the Catholic Counter Reformation. His parents Ferrante Gonzaga, the Marquis of Castiglione, Italy, and Marta, the Countess of Jana di Santena, Italy, were connected to very important noble families of the Holy Roman Empire and several high-ranking churchmen.

    Nov 28,  · It’s Time to Rehabilitate St. Aloysius It is the standard representation of St. Aloysius Gonzaga I have seen all my life—cloying, mawkish, insufferable. Pictured above is a detail from “The Vocation of St. Aloysius” painted by Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), ca. St. Aloysius of Gonzaga Hispanic Heritage Celebration Night Join us to celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month with a special night that seeks to unite our community to celebrate and explore the Latin cultures through food, live music, and more.

    Starting a New Ministry; We need to affirm marriage as a vocation and lead the youth to know that discernment for marriage is vital part of the process of finding a husband or wife. Before undertaking any new task or activity, St. Aloysius Gonzaga asked the question, “What will it be worth for Eternity?” Each priest, religious, and. 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.


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Aloysius de Gonzaga (Italian: Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March – 21 June ) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of blogorazzia.com still a student at the Roman College, he died as a result of caring for the victims of The vocation of Aloysius Gonzaga book serious blogorazzia.com was beatified in and canonized in Canonized: 31 DecemberRome, Papal States.

In Pope Gregory XV, the young Guercino’s most important patron, beatified Luigi Gonzaga, but it took over a century before Benedict XIII canonized him as San Luigi, or, in English, Saint Aloysius.

Luigi Gonzaga (–) was the eldest son of Ferdinando Gonzaga, marquis of Castiglione, kinsman to the duke of Mantua. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Physical description; xviii, p. ; 23 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject; GonzagaAuthor: C. (Cyril Charlie) () Martindale. 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. The Secret to Holiness that St. Aloysius Gonzaga Knew Well was ordered to be in court or to otherwise delay his religious vocation, he obeyed. on this topic and others is my new book. Jun 21,  · The Vocation of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (Wikimedia Commons) There is a colossal painting by Guercino hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Home Vocation Guide Be a saint in your own way Thomas Merton’s approach to life resembled very little that of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, a young Jesuit who lived in 16th-century Rome. Merton was forever questioning his vow of stability, his place in the monastery, and his vocation as a Trappist, until the end of his life.

His latest book. Our youth face the same kinds of challenges such as peer pressure, struggles with remaining pure, and difficulties in choosing and pursuing a vocation that Saint Aloysius did.

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga is a wonderful example. Saint Aloysius Gonzaga went from being a soldier to a priest. Learn about this Jesuit saint at Loyola Press, in a biography written for children.

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. Aloysius Gonzaga Aloysius makes a timeless example for our youth; he faced the same kinds of challenges they do today such as: peer pressure, struggles with remaining pure, and difficulties in choosing and pursuing a vocation.

Merton was forever questioning his vow of stability, his place in the monastery, and his vocation as a Trappist, until the end of his life. Aloysius Gonzaga, on the other hand, the scion of a noble family, seemed always to have known precisely what he wanted to do—that is, become a.

Thanks to this misrepresentation of St. Aloysius, devotion to him has virtually died out in the Church today. And that is a shame. Aloysius Gonzaga wanted to be holy, but initially hadn't the first idea how to become so.

He loved God fervently, but for the longest time he didn't care much for most people. Although in the first 30 years of the existence of the Society of Jesus there were many Jesuits who were conversos (Catholic-convert Jews), an anti-converso faction led to the Decree de genere () which proclaimed that either Jewish or Muslim ancestry, no matter how distant, was an insurmountable impediment for admission to the Society of blogorazzia.comd at: Paris, France, officialized in Rome.

Jun 21,  · Who was the real St. Aloysius Gonzaga. The Vocation of Saint Aloysius (Luigi) Gonzaga,ca. Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) Met Museum writes in his book Jesuit Saints and Martyrs.

ALOYSIUS GONZAGA, ST. Patron of youth; b. Castiglione, near Mantua, Italy, March 9, ; d. Rome, June 21, The firstborn of Ferrante Gonzaga, Marquis of Castiglione and Prince of the Empire, and Marta Tana Santena, Aloysius grew up amid the brutality and license of Renaissance society, which witnessed the murder of two of his brothers.

Jun 21,  · Saint Aloysius Gonzaga was born on March 9, He is the model of the virtue of holy purity to all young Catholic boys. The first words Saint Aloysius spoke as a little child were the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Mar 11,  · Saint Aloysius had been a huge influence to Martindale and was, simultaneous to organising Aloysius’ celebrations, writing his book The Vocation of Aloysius Gonzaga, published in This book, which was a great change from what had previously stood as the standard depiction of the saint, helps us understand how Martindale wanted his.

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 .Jun 21,  · St.

Aloysius Gonzaga () renounced his right to the title of Marquis and to the vast wealth he was destined to inherit, he joined the Jesuits.

During his training in Rome, he would care for victims of the plague in the streets. He himself contracted the disease as a result of his efforts for the suffering and died on June 21,at the age of twenty-three, six years short of his.Full text of "Life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga: with notes from original sources, letters and documents" See other formats.