St. Peter Canisius was born in Holland in 1521. He became a Jesuit and worked with St. Ignatius of Loyola. He had a vision of the Sacred Heart while he was praying. He was a leader of the German Counter-Reformation. He was ordained in 1546, and his catechism was translated into multiple languages. He also founded colleges. This saint died in 1597 in Switzerland. He is a doctor of the church. St. Peter Canisius is patron saint of the Catholic press and Germany.