New Catholic Dictionary – Venerable Joseph Passerat

[Venerable Joseph Passerat]Article

Member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, born Joinville, France, 1772; died Bruges, Belgium, 1858. He left the army to enter the congregation at Warsaw. Having become vicar-general over all Transalpine communities, he founded new houses all over the world. After being driven out of Vienna, 1848, he became director of the Redemptoristines at Bruges. Process for his beatification began in 1892.

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  • “Venerable Joseph Passerat”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 August 2013. Web. 19 September 2017. <>