Monday, December 15, 2008

St Peter Canisius

Dominikus Custos (1550/59-1615).
Copper lithograph of St Peter Canisius 1600

Bust of S. Peter Canisius c 1843-1853
Ruhmeshalle/Hall of Fame, Munich

Saint Peter Canisius (also known as Pierre Kanijs or Pieter De Hondt)(8 May 1521 – 21December 1597) is known as the Second Apostle of Germany.

In this piece by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J., Father Hardon explained the importance of the life of St Peter Canisius on his own life and vocation.