Blessed Christian Chessel

Blessed Christian ChesselMemorial


Graduated with a degree in engineering in 1981. Worked as a volunteer in Ivory Coast for two years. Joined the Missionaries of Africa in 1985, taking his vows on 26 November 1991 in Rome, Italy. Ordained a priest on 28 June 1992. In November 1994, Father Christian travelled to the Abbey of Our Lady of Atlas at Tibhirine near Médéa, Algeria to participate in the inter-faith dialogue conducted at the group Ribât-al-Salam (The Place of Peace). Martyr.





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  • “Blessed Christian Chessel“. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 September 2018. Web. 27 October 2021. <>