Alphonsus Liguori

Norman J. Muckerman, C.Ss.R. long-time editor of "Liguorian"Saint Alphonsus Liguori (b. 27 Sept. 1696, d. 1 Oct. 1787) i and past-president of the Catholic Press Association. s best known for his Moral Theology writings. Alphonsus founded the Redemptorist Congregation. He made great pastoral reforms in the pulpit and confessional, replacing the pompous oratory of the time with simplicity. For nearly ninety years he had been a model of holiness, prayer, and mortification. Alphonsus fought...See more