The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century – Venerable Antoine-Sylvestre Receveur

Father Antoine-Sylvestre ReceveurThe Venerable Anthony Sylvester Receveur (died 1804) was the founder, at Besanqon in 1789, of the Fathers of Retreat (Ptres de la Retraite).

– 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