(Saint) (April 28) (18th century) The Founder of the Passionist Order and one of the most illustrious Saints of his Age. He was a Piedmontese of noble birth, and from his youth upwards remarkable for his spirit of austere piety. Having received the Religious habit from the hands of his Bishop, he journeyed to Rome, where he was ordained priest and favourably received by Pope Benedict XIII. He soon gathered numerous disciples and, aided by them, converted countless souls to God. Wonderful supernatural graces bore witness to his sanctity. He died at an advanced age, November 18, A.D. 1775.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Paul of the Cross”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 September 2016. Web. 16 January 2017. <>