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date: 19 April 2021

Behrens, Henrylocked

(16 December 1815–17 October 1895)
  • James Hennesey

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Behrens, Henry (16 December 1815–17 October 1895), Roman Catholic priest and religious administrator, was born in Münstadt, Hanover, Germany. His parents’ names are unknown, and he kept no record of his family or early years. In 1832 he entered the novitiate of the German province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) at Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland. He was ordained a priest on 7 August 1842....

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