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Feastday: December 21

Patron of Order of the Brothers of Mercy of Mary Help of Christians

Birth: 1819

Death: 1860

Beatified By: 2 July 1985, Rome by Pope John Paul II


Peter Friedhofen (25 February 181921 December 1860) was a Catholic German religious. He was the founder of the Order of the Brothers of Mercy. He was born on a farm in Weitersburg bei Vallendar, near Coblence (Koblenz).


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