St. Peter Canisius (1521-1597)
Peter was a theologian and leader of the Counter-Reformation in Germany. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1543 and studied under St. Ignatius of Loyola at Rome. With his doctorate in theology, he was regularly sent on important missions by the Holy See. A prolific writer, his catechism appeared in over 200 editions during his lifetime and was translated into twelve languages.

Reflections from the Saints

If you have too much to do, with God's help you will find time to do it all.
– St. Peter Canisius