Biography of San Estanislao de Kostka (1550-1568)

Son of Juan Kostka, Polish Senator who was born in 1550 and died in Rome in 1568. He/She studied with the Jesuits in Vienna, and joined the company in 1567, despite opposition from his father. He/She died in Rome, during the novitiate, at the age of eighteen years; In 1604 he/she was beatified by Pope Clement VIII, and in 1726, he/she was canonized. Your body is venerated in Rome, in the Church of San Andrés.