Achille Gagliardi

Achille Gagliardi

Achille Gagliardi was an ascetic writer and spiritual director; and a member of the Society of Jesus. Gagliardi was born at Padua, Italy. After a brilliant career at the University of Padua Gagliardi entered the Society of Jesus in 1559 with two brothers younger than himself. He taught philosophy at the Roman college, theology at Padua and Milan, and successfully directed several houses of his order in Northern Italy. He displayed indefatigable zeal in preachi...

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