24-St. Aloysius Gonzaga

Aloysius Gonzaga was destined for a military and diplomatic career in the great courts of Roman Catholic Europe. He entered the Society of Jesus and was devoted to the passion and crucifixion of our Lord, as the window depicts him. He died among the plague-stricken poor of Rome at the age of 23.

Painted by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, better known as Guercino, or il Guercino an Italian Baroque painter.