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Feastday: June 17

Birth: 1845

Death: 1916

Beatified By: June 22, 1983 by Pope John Paul II

Canonized By: November 12, 1989, in Saint Peter's Square by Pope John Paul II


Albert Chmielowski was a Polish religious brother and founder of the Albertines. He is a saint of the Catholic Church. Albert is also known as Brat Albert (Brother Albert); in recognition of his holiness, he has also been called the "Brother of Our Lord", "Brother of Our God", and "Our God's Brother".


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