The Twenty-First Day of June

St Aloysius Gonzaga, pray for us.

A. M. ✠  D. G.

At Rome, St Aloysius Gonzaga, Cleric of the Society of Jesus, Confessor, highly renowned for his contempt of a princedom and for his innocence of life. He was inscribed in the list of the Saints and declared the Protector especially of young students by Pope Benedict ⅩⅢ; Pope Pius Ⅺ confirmed this and again solemnly declared him to be the heavenly Patron of all Christian youth.

–from The Roman Martyrology

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