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MacedoniaSaint Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu), M.C.Permalink

Born:1910.08.26 (Macedonia)
Died:1997.09.05 († 87)

Founder of Missionaries of Charity (1950.10.07)

Superior General of Missionaries of Charity (1950.10.07 – 1997.03.13)

FranceFr. Jean-Jacques Olier, P.S.S.Permalink

Born:1608.09.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1633.05.21
Died:1657.04.02 († 48)

Founder of Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians) (1642)

Superior General of Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians) (1642 – 1657)

Mr. Ernesto OliveroPermalink

ItalySaint Fr. Luigi Orione, F.D.P.Permalink

Born:1872.06.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1895.04.13
Died:1940.03.12 († 67)

Founder of Sons of Divine Providence (1903)

Superior General of Sons of Divine Providence (1903 – 1940.03.12)

ItalyBlessed Mr. Frédéric OzanamPermalink

Born:1813.04.23 (Italy)
Died:1853.09.08 († 40)

Founder of Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) (1833.05)

HungaryFr. Boldog Özséb (Eusebius of Esztergom), O.S.P.P.E.Permalink

Born:1200 (Hungary)
Died:1270.01.20 († 70)

Founder of Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit (Pauline Fathers) (1215)

FranceFr. Jean-François Pagès, C.S.B.Permalink

Born:1793 (France)
Ordained Priest:1818
Died:1861.08.27 († 68)

Founder of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1822.11.21)

IndiaFr. Thomas Palackal, C.M.I.Permalink

Born:1780? (India)
Died:1841 († 61)

Founder of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (1831.05.11)

ItalySaint Fr. Vincenzo Pallotti, S.A.C.Permalink

Born:1795.04.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1820.05.16
Died:1850.01.22 († 54)

Founder of Union of Catholic Apostolate (1835)

Founder of Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines) (1845)

ChinaBishop François Pallu (陸方濟), M.E.P.Permalink

Born:1626.08.31 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1658.11.17
Died:1684.10.29 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Heliopolis in Augustamnica (1658.07.29 – 1684.10.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Western Tonking (Vietnam) (1659.09.09 – 1679)

Founder of Paris Foreign Missions Society (1660)

Vicar Apostolic of Fujian 福建 (China) (1680.04.15 – 1684.10.29)

IndiaArchbishop Geevarghese Ivanios Giorgio Tommaso Panickerveetil, O.I.C.Permalink

That all may be one

Born:1882.09.21 (India)
Ordained Priest:1908.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1925.05.01
Died:1953.07.15 († 70)

Founder of Order of the Imitation of Christ (1919)

Superior General of Order of the Imitation of Christ (1919 – 1932.02.13)

Titular Archbishop of Phasis (1932.02.13 – 1932.06.11)

Metropolitan of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (India) (1932.06.11 – 1953.07.15)

PolandBlessed Fr. Stanisław Papczyński, M.I.C.Permalink

Born:1631.05.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1661.03.12
Died:1701.09.17 († 70)

Founder of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Marian Fathers) (1673.10.24)

Superior General of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Marian Fathers) (1673.10.24 – 1701.09.17)

IndiaFr. Joseph Paredom, M.C.B.S.Permalink

Born:1887.12.15 (India)
Ordained Priest:1914.12.28
Died:1972.08.21 († 84)

Founder of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament (1933.05.07)

CanadaFr. Louis-Marie Parent, O.M.I.Permalink

Born:1910 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1937
Died:2009.05.17 († 99)

Founder of Institute Voluntas Dei (1958.07.02)

SpainVenerable Sr. Maria Antonia Paris, R.M.I.Permalink

Born:1813.06.28 (Spain)
Died:1885.01.17 († 71)

Founder of Claretian Missionary Sisters (1855.08.25)

ItalySaint Fr. Lodovico Tomaz Maria PavoniPermalink

Born:1784.09.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1807.02.21
Died:1849.04.01 († 64)

Founder of Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate (Pavonians) (1821)

FranceFr. Augustin Payan, C.S.B.Permalink

Born:1771 (France)
Died:1847.04.08 († 76)

Founder of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1822.11.21)

Abbot Wladimir-Marie de Saint-Jean Pequigney, C.R.M.D.Permalink

FranceFr. Jean-Louis Peydessus, M.I.C.Permalink

Born: (France)
Died:1882.02.13

Founder of Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes (Fathers of Garaison) (1848.12.08)

AustriaAbbot Franz Pfanner, C.M.M.Permalink

Born:1825 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1850
Died:1909 († 84)

Founder of Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries (1909)

ItalyBlessed Fr. Giovanni Battista Piamarta, F.N.Permalink

Born:1841.11.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1865.12.24
Died:1913.04.25 († 71)

Founder of Congregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth of Father John Piamarta (1900)

FranceFr. Pierre-Joseph Picot de Clorivière, S.J.Permalink

Born:1735.06.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1763.10.02
Died:1820.01.09 († 84)

Founder of Institute of the Priests of the Heart of Jesus (1791.02.02)

IndiaFr. Gasper Arsenius Pinto, I.M.S.Permalink

Born:1905 (India)
Died:1976 († 71)

Founder of Indian Missionary Society (1941.11.03)

FranceFr. Jean-Baptiste Polly, C.S.B.Permalink

Born:1772 (France)
Died:1846.03.28 († 74)

Founder of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1822.11.21)

IndiaFr. Thomas Porukara, C.M.I.Permalink

Born: (India)

Founder of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (1831.05.11)

FranceFr. Claude-François Poullart des Places, C.S.Sp.Permalink

Born:1679.02.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1707.12
Died:1709.10.02 († 30)

Founder of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers) (1703)

Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers) (1703 – 1709.10.02)

SpainSaint Fr. Pedro Poveda CastroverdePermalink

Born:1874.12.03 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1897.04.17
Died:1936.07.28 († 61)

Founder of Teresian Association (T.A.) (1977)

IndiaFr. Antony Powathil, C.V.Permalink

Born: (India)

Founder of Vincentian Congregation (1927.07.19)

Fr. Luigi PrandinPermalink

CanadaFr. Eugène Prévost, C.F.S.Permalink

Born:1860.08.24 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.04
Died:1946.08.01 († 85)

Founder of Congregation of the Priestly Fraternity (1901.02.17)

USAFr. Thomas Frederick Price, M.M.Permalink

Born:1860.08.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1886.06.20
Died:1919.09.12 († 59)

Founder of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America (Maryknoll Fathers) (1911)

ItalyFr. Antonio Provolo, S.M.Permalink

Born:1801 (Italy)
Died:1842 († 41)

Founder of Company of Mary for the Education of the Deaf (1830)

IsraelSr. Elvira Myriam PsorullaPermalink

Born:1910.11.01 (Israel)
Died:2009.12.30 († 99)

Founder of International Confederation of the Volunteers of Suffering Centers (1943)

Founder of Silent Workers of the Cross Association (SODC) (1950)

LebanonArchbishop Abdallah Qaraali, O.L.M.Permalink

Born:1672 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1696
Consecrated Bishop:1716
Died:1742 († 70)

Founder of Lebanese Maronite Order (Baladites) (1695.11.10)

Superior General of Lebanese Maronite Order (Baladites) (1699 – 1716)

Archbishop of Beirut of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1716 – 1742)

ItalyFr. Francesco Quagliotti, O.Ss.G.C.N.Permalink

Born: (Italy)

Founder of Oblates of Saints Charles and Gaudentius of Novara (1616.11.04)

FranceFr. Louis Querbes, C.S.V.Permalink

Born:1793 (France)
Ordained Priest:1816
Died:1859 († 66)

Founder of Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians) (1831.11.03)

ItalyPatriarch Angelo Francesco RamazzottiPermalink

Born:1800.08.03 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1829.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1850.06.30
Died:1861.09.27 († 61)

Founder of Institute for Foreign Missions of Milan (1850)

Bishop of Pavia (Italy) (1850.05.20 – 1858.03.15)

Patriarch of Venezia (Italy) (1858.03.15 – 1861.09.24)

FranceFr. Jean-Baptiste Rauzan, C.P.M.Permalink

Born:1757.12.05 (France)
Died:1847.09.05 († 89)

Founder of Fathers of Mercy (1808)

BelgiumFr. Théophile Reyn, M.O.Permalink

Born:1860 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1885
Died:1941.03.08 († 81)

Founder of Missionaries of Workers (1894.11.21)

ItalyMr. Andrea Riccardi (67)Permalink

Founder of Sant’Egidio Community

Born:1950.01.16 (Italy)

Founder of Sant’Egidio Community (1968)

IrelandBlessed Br. Edmund Ignatius Rice, C.F.C.Permalink

Born:1762.06.01 (Ireland)
Died:1844.08.29 († 82)

Founder of Christian Brothers (1802)

Founder of Presentation Brothers (1802)

Superior General of Christian Brothers (1820 – 1838.07)

SpainMr. Fernando Rielo, M.Id.Permalink

Born:1923.08.28 (Spain)
Died:2004.12.06 († 81)

Founder of Institute Id of Christ the Redeemer (Idente Missionaries) (1959)

NetherlandsBr. Theodoor Jacobus Rijken, C.F.X.Permalink

Born:1797.08.30 (Netherlands)
Died:1871.11.26 († 74)

Founder of Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier (Xaverian Brothers) (1839.06.05)

ItalyBlessed Fr. Antonio Rosmini, I.C.Permalink

Born:1797.03.24 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1821.04.21
Died:1855.07.01 († 58)

Founder of Institute of Charity (Rosminians) (1828.02.20)

Superior General of Institute of Charity (Rosminians) (1828.02.20 – 1855.07.01)

SpainFr. Joaquín Rosselló i Ferrà, M.SS.CC.Permalink

Born:1833 (Spain)
Died:1909 († 76)

Founder of Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary of Mallorca (1890.08.17)

ItalyFr. Giovanni Rossi Massimo Toschi, C.S.P.Permalink

Born: (Italy)

Founder of Society of Saint Paul (1920.11.17)

President of Society of Saint Paul (1921 – 1932)

FranceVenerable Fr. Félix de Jesús Rougier, M.Sp.S.Permalink

Born:1859.12.17 (France)
Died:1938.01.10 († 78)

Founder of Missionaries of the Holy Spirit (1914.12.25)

Superior General of Missionaries of the Holy Spirit (1914.12.25 – 1938.01.10)

CanadaFr. Henri Roy, I.S.P.X.Permalink

Born:1898.09.08 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1929.05.25
Died:1965.06.16 († 66)

Founder of Secular Institute of Pius X (1939)

ItalyBlessed Fr. Justin M. Russolillo, S.D.V.Permalink

Born:1891.01.18 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1923.09.20
Died:1955.08.02 († 64)

Founder of Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationists) (1920)

Fr. Louis RuttenPermalink

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