St. Aloysius Gonzaga

Today is the feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. When I was recently on pilgrimage to Rome, I visited his tomb. St. Aloysius is buried in the Basilica of St. Ignatius of Loyola in Rome. To the right of his tomb is the tomb of his beloved mentor, St. Robert Bellermine, who desired his final resting place to be close to his former student.

aloysious 001

Unfortunately, The beautiful altar under which St. Aloysius is entombed, is partially obscured by the free-standing altar.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVqmqEarlvc


Leave a Reply