St. Aloysius - Poster A3 (STP768)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day is printed at the top of the poster.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Jesuit Priest, (1568-1591).
A contemporary of St. Charles Borromeo (from whom he received his first
communion) and St. Robert Bellarmine who was his spiritual director.
Feast day 21st June.
He died as a young man caring for plague victims. In 1729 Pope Benedict
XIII declared him patron saint of students and in 1926 Pope Pius XI
named him patron of all Christian youth. Because of the nature of his
death, showing compassion and courage in the face of an incurable
disease, he is also regarded as patron of AIDS sufferers and their
He is pictured with lilies showing his innocence and chastity.
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