St Albert Chmielowski


St Albert Chmielowski was born in Igolomia, Poland in 1845. He was known as a Polish religious brother and founder of the Albertines. 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”. Albert died in 1916 and was canonised by St John Paul II in 1989.


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Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.