The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century – Conrad Birndorfer

detail of a painting of Saint Conrad of Parzham; date unknown, artist unknown; monastery church of the Assumption, Pielenhofen, Germany; photographed on 6 September 2014 by DALIBRI; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsThe servant of God, Conrad Birndorfer of Parzham, in the diocese of Passau, was a Capuchin lay-brother in the convent of Altoetting and died on 21 April 1894. The process of his beatification was recently inaugurated by the bishop of Passau.

– this text is taken from The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century: Saintly Men and Women of Our Own Times, by Father Constantine Kempf, SJ; translated from the German by Father Francis Breymann, SJ; Impimatur by + Cardinal John Farley, Archbishop of New York, 25 September 1916