Brave- Not many people will put their lives at risk just to help strangers with a disease.
'It is better to be a child of God than king of the whole world!'
Pure- he was very religious, even though his dad in the beginning, his family was not really accepting of him wanting to be a priest, especially his father.
St. Aloysius Gonzaga was born in castiglione, Italy, on March 9, 1568
Helped people with diseases, and cared for them
Patron Saint of AIDS sufferers, and for caring for them
At the age of 8, he was diagnosed with a disease involving his kidneys.
At a young age his dad had him training to be in the army but he later decided that it was not his type of thing. He decided he wanted to be religious and be a priest.
A cross for sacrifice
And a Skull for Yound Death
He is usually portrayed holding a lily, a skull, and a cross
A lily is to show his innocence
End of The Road
Sadly, Died June 21, 1591
He was 23 when he died
Buried in the Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola in Rome