Venerable Félix de Jesús Rougier

Venerable Félix de Jesús RougierAlso known as

  • Benôit-Félix Rougier Olanier
  • Félix of Jesus


Ordained at age 27. Missionary to Colombia for six years. Missionary to Mexico in 1902. Founder the Congregation of the Holy Ghost Missionaries on 25 December 1914. Worked to have Mexico formally consecrated to the Holy Spirit on 12 October 1924. Founded the Daughters of the Holy Ghost in 1924. Founded the Guadalupe Missionaries of the Holy Ghost in 1930. Founded the Oblates of Jesus the Priest in 1937.




Additional Information


To be self-sacrificing is to say many times during the day: “Nothing for me, all for Jesus.” Venerable Felix

MLA Citation

  • “Venerable Félix de Jesús Rougier“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 May 2017. Web. 15 August 2020. <>