St. Stanislaus Kostka, SJ (1550–1568)

By Bert Ghezzi From Voices of the Saints “I expect great things of him,” wrote St. Peter Canisius of St. Stanislaus Kostka. He certainly had in mind accomplishments like those of St. Francis Xavier and other early Jesuits. But young Stanislaus died before he could do anything. Except live for God and become a saint. Polish nobleman John Kostka was not pleased with the spiritual inclinations of his second son. He did all he could … Continue reading St. Stanislaus Kostka, SJ (1550–1568)