Priest in the diocese of Ghent, Belgium. Founded of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary in 1803, the Brothers of Charity in 1807, the Brothers of Saint John of God in 1825, and the Sisters of the Childhood of Jesus in 1835. His Causes for Canonization opened on 26 August 2002.
- “Father Petrus Jozef Triest“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 April 2015. Web. 28 April 2017. <>