St ALPHONSUSAlso known as ALPHONSUS-LIGUORI
Patron Saint of Theologians and Confessors
Founder of the Redemptionists. Formerly a Neapolitan lawyer he was upset by all the bribery and turned churchwards.
He always had a crick in his neck due to bad health, but this did not stop his appointment to Bishop of Saint Agatha, much against his will, where he made it a priority to help the poor and ailing.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : August 1st
Birth and Death Dates : 1696-1787
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ALPHONSUS-LIGUORI
Popularity index : 86
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