Catholic Encyclopedia – Venerable Philipp Jeningen

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Born at Eichstätt, Bavaria, 5 January 1642; died at Ellwangen, 8 February 1704. Entering the Society of Jesus, 19 January 1663, he became a most successful popular missionary at the shrine of Our Lady of Schönenberg, near Ellwangen in Swabia, made famous by the Jesuits, and to which Jeningen, through the renown of his holiness, drew pilgrims from near and far. For many years he went forth on missions in the entire neighbouring country, his burning zeal achieving wonderful results. He is yet remembered as the “Apostle of the Ries”.

MLA Citation

  • Anthony Huonder. “Venerable Philipp Jeningen”. Catholic Encyclopedia, 1910. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 October 2018. Web. 25 October 2021. <>