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Beckx, Pierre Jean

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1887 AD
Nationality: Belgian
Categories: Clergymen

1795 – Born on the 8th of February in Sichem, Belgium. 1819 – He was ordained as a priest and appointed to a little parish near Brussels.        – Resigned and entered the Society of Jesus at Hildesheim, Hanover. 1825 – He was appointed to this duty, and went to live in Köthen. 1830 – He went to live in Vienna where he was the only Jesuit for many years.        – Called to Rome and sent on missions to Lombardy, Hungary, and Bavaria. 1843 – He was the author of the often-translated Der Monat Maria (Month of Mary (Vienna). 1847 – Procurator for the province of Austria. 1848 – Became rector of the Jesuit college at Leuven. 1852 – Provincial of Austria and reintroduced the Jesuits to Innsbruck, Linz, and Lvov. 1853 – General of Society of Jesus. 1887 – He died on 4th of March.