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St. Aloysius Gonzaga

St. Aloysius' youthful zeal for spreading the gospel and his yearning to be closer to God are good examples for the tepid spirituality of many modern Christians. His courageous care for plague victims lead to his own death despite care from his superiors to shield him from the most infectious cases. Even his spiritual director  advised him to not be so strict with his fasting and other ascetic practices. We can still imitate his dedication and effort without following him in exact detail. 

GonzagaIt looks like the elements have taken their toll on the lily he holds.

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