Saint Stanislaus Kostka - Jesuit, Patron of Youth (1550-1568).
Saint Stanislaus Kostka was born in Poland in 1550, of a noble family. At the age of fourteen he was sent with his older brother to study at the Jesuit College in Vienna but he was still too young to enter the Order in Vienna without his parents’ permission. He died in 1568. In 1604 he was declared Blessed and was canonized in 1726.
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