FAQ: Who Is Saint Alphonsus?

What is Saint Alphonsus the patron saint of?

Saint Alphonsus Liguori is the Patron Saint of Arthritis.

What does the name Alphonsus mean?

The name Alphonsus is a boy’s name of Spanish, Italian, Irish origin meaning “noble and ready”. This Latinized form of a name that’s well used in Italy and Spain is sometimes heard, oddly enough, in Ireland.

When was the date of Saint Alphonsus beatification?

Alphonsus Liguori

Saint Alphonsus Liguori CSsR
Feast day 1 August 2 August (General Roman Calendar 1839–1969)
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Title as Saint Bishop, Moral Theologian, Confessor and Doctor of the Church
Beatified 15 September 1816 Rome, Papal States by Pope Pius VII

How many doctors does the Catholic Church have?

As of 2020, the Catholic Church has named 36 Doctors of the Church. Of these, the 17 who died before the Great Schism of 1054 are also held in high esteem by the Eastern Orthodox Church, although it does not use the formal title “Doctor of the Church” in the same way that Catholics do.

What does C SS R mean?


Acronym Definition
CSSR Council of Societies for the Study of Religion
CSSR Canadian Society for the Study of Religion
CSSR Cost/Schedule Status Report
CSSR Center for Secondary School Redesign (est. 2005; Warwick, RI)
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What does CSC stand for in the Catholic Church?

Congregatio a Sancta Cruce (C.S.C.), translated from Latin, means Congregation of Holy Cross.

What is a Redemptionist?

redemptionist (plural redemptionists ) A proponent of redemptionism. (historical) One of an order of monks devoted to the redemption of Christian captives from slavery.

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