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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 1819-21 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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