About William Joseph Chaminade
Blessed William Joseph Chaminade was a French Catholic priest who survived the anti-clerical persecution during the French Revolution. He is known for being the founder of the Society of Mary (also known as the Marianists). In 1973, Pope Paul VI declared him Venerable and in 2000, he was beatified by Pope John Paul II.
He was the fourteenth child of Catherine Bethon and Blaise Chaminade. Three of his brothers also became priests. Throughout his life, he never got married nor had any children.
Over the years, a number of miracles have been attributed to the intercession of Chaminade, including the curing of an Argentine woman's cancer in 1991 and the healing of an American woman's deadly tumor. It was based on the former miracle that he was beatified by Pope John Paul II.
F.A.Q. about William Joseph Chaminade
When is his birthday?
William Joseph Chaminade's birthday is on April 8, 1761.
In how many days is his birthday?
William Joseph Chaminade's birthday is in 195 days
How old was William Joseph Chaminade when he died?
He was 88 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 22, 1850.
How old would he be today?
William Joseph Chaminade would be 260 years old if he was alive today.
William Joseph Chaminade's Popularity
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People born on April 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. William Joseph Chaminade is the 776th most popular Aries.
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