Saint Robert Bellarmine
Cardinal; confessor of the faith. Born in 1542 in Montepulciano, Italy; died in 1621 at Rome, Italy. Some of his best known ascetical works are Ascent of the Mind to God (1615), and On the Seven Words of Christ (1618). Relics at the church of Saint Ignatius, Rome. Beatified on 13 May 1923; canonized on 29 June 1930. Feast, 17 September.