Alexian Brothers

Acronym

  • C.F.A.

Also known as

  • Cellites
  • Congregatio Fratrum Alexianorum
  • Congregatio Fratrum Cellitarum
  • Order of Saint Alexius

Founded

Charism

  • to nurse the sick and bury the dead
  • originally worked with victims of the Black Death plague

Notes

Introduced into the United States in 1866.

Profiled Members

    Additional Information

    • books

      • Catholic Religious Orders
      • National Catholic Almanac, 1942 edition
      • New Catholic Dictionary

    MLA Citation

    • “Alexian Brothers“. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 January 2017. Web. 25 September 2018. <>