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Alphonsus Liguori

Born: 1696 AD
Died: 1787 AD
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1696 – Alphonsus was born in Naples, Italy on September 27, 1696.

1723 – Entered the seminary life and studied preparation for the priesthood.

1726 – On December 21, 1726, he was ordained as a priest. He founded the "Evening Chapels".

1729 – Began his missionary experience in the interior regions of the Kingdom of Naples.

1732 – Founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer on November 9, 1732.

1762 – Became a Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Agatha dei Goiti.

1787 – Died in Pagani, Italy on August 1, 1787.

1831 – Alphonsus was canonized by Pope Gregory XVI.

1871 – Pope Pius IX proclaimed Alphonsus a Doctor of the Church.