July 31 – Germanus of Auxerre; Ignatius of Loyola

Germanus of Auxerre (ca. 378–448) came from the noblest of noble Gallic families. His father’s name was “Rusticus.” He received the finest schooling (including classes in “Eloquence,” a subject sadly no longer taught in most universities, let alone secondary schools) and practiced law in Rome, where his eloquence won him the hand of the well-bred… Continue reading July 31 – Germanus of Auxerre; Ignatius of Loyola